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Grid 2 imagines a world where one driver, across all disciplines, is crowned the king of the road. As the player, you're off on a trek across the globe, competing in the disciplines permeating North America, Europe and Asia – recruiting drivers into the World Series of Racing along the way.Th...

February 14th 2013 at 1:25pm 0 Comments
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Namco Bandai Europe is continuing to distribute British developer/publisher Codemasters' games throughout Europe, Australia, and New Zealand this year. That distribution now covers "all key" EU territories, including the UK & Ireland. The new agreement represents both an extension and expansion...

February 11th 2013 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Codemasters' Grid 2 crosses the retail finish line on May 28 in North America, and on May 31 outside of those shores. The British developer, which endured layoffs earlier this month, also outlined the racer's various pre-order bonuses for Xbox 360, PS3, and PC today. GameStop pre-orders come with t...

January 31st 2013 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Classic PC adventure gaming examples of how not to pick up women have been spritzed with horrendous cologne and dressed up as GOG's Leisure Suit Larry "Greatest Hits and Misses" collection. The $10 pack includes the first five Larry jams, the oldest of which (Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the L...

January 19th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Grid and Dirt developer Codemasters is consulting "affected employees" as part of a restructuring process, with 80 people reportedly being laid off as a result. A "strong source" told GamesIndustry International the figure, saying the majority of those layoffs are being made at the company's global...

January 18th 2013 at 7:40am 0 Comments
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By the time Grid 2 wheels into stores it will have been nearly five years since the Race Driver series welcomed a new installment. Codemasters spoke previously about waiting for technology to meet the Southam studio's ambitions, but we wanted to know the specific ways in which the lengthy pitstop b...

October 10th 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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A Wii U version of Grid 2 isn't being ruled out, Codemasters tells us. The British studio announced the racing sequel for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC last month, but not Wii U. However, Grid 2 Associate Producer Iain Smith told Joystiq "there's every opportunity at some point down the line" fo...

September 27th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Grid 2 is set to launch next summer, Codemasters' Ben Walke writes on the European PlayStation blog. The video above provides a look at some of the new cars, tracks and settings, along with an ESRB warning that assures us this is a US and EU endeavor. Grid 2 will feature "handpicked automotive ic...

August 8th 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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It looks like Codemasters is poised to bring its Grid racing series back for another lap. Earlier today we saw the teaser trailer above, which depicts a car spinning its wheels, followed by a logo identical to the one used by the original Grid in 2008, save for the extra "2." According to the tr...

August 3rd 2012 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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The demo for Dirt Showdown will be alive and kicking up dust on Steam, Xbox Live Marketplace and PSN today, Codemasters has announced. The demo includes the single-player mode's 8 Ball race, which runs by San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge, and the multiplayer Rampage mode. Rampage is an eight-pla...

May 1st 2012 at 1:15pm 0 Comments
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DiRT Showdown, Codemasters' spinoff about spinning out, will crash wildly into retail starting May 24. Codemasters announced regional release dates for the Xbox 360/PS3/PC racer today, with that May 24 date kicking off the release in mainland Europe.A UK release will follow on May 25. The game will...

April 19th 2012 at 1:30pm 0 Comments