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Whats out today?

CLICK HERE FOR MCV’S COMPREHENSIVE AND FULLY UPDATED RELEASE SCHEDULE. Perhaps the biggest release of the year so far finally arrives on shelves today. Rockstar Games’ L.A. Noire tasks players with rising through the ranks of the Los Angeles Police Department as they solve cases set in an authentically recreated …

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2m F1 sales raises bar for 2011

Hopes are high for F1 2011 after sales of its predecessor passed the two million barrier months before the new game is released. F1 2010 has sold more than 2.3m units globally, with 540,000 copies purchased in the UK alone. Codemasters’ racer even picked up the prize for Sales Triumph …

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Dirt 3s £1m ad push detailed

‘High impact’ TV ads make up the centre point of Dirt 3’s 1m ad campaign. Publisher Codemasters says its ads will run just before and after the game’s release (the title reaches shelves on May 24th) across major terrestrial and satellite channels. The TV campaign strives to create maximum cut through …

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Turbine takes control of LOTRO

Developer Turbine will assume full control of MMO title The Lord of the Rings Online in Europe from June 1st, merging the US and European servers in the process. Until now Codemasters has handled the game in Europe. Current players will need to migrate their Codemasters accounts to the new …

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Koch extends European Codies deal

Koch Media has announced it will continue its distribution agreement with Codemasters. The firm will be exclusively responsible for bringing the UK publisher’s 2011 titles to Germany, Switzerland, Austria. Koch will also handle back catalogue titles in key European territories, including the aforementioned three nations, as well as France, Italy …

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GameStop lists $300 Dirt 3 CE

A listing on GameStop’s US site has for the first time revealed a $299.99 Collector’s Edition version of Codemasters’ Dirt 3 which comes bundled with a radio control car. Called the Ken Block Gymkhana RC Car, it’s an officially licensed Ford Fiesta design with licensed Volk Racing wheels and authentic …

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Dirt 3 storms Battersea Power Station

A Dirt 3 press event will see the Battersea Power Station transformed into a high-speed obstacle course on Friday, April 8th. Codemasters has enlisted the help of pro rally driver Ken Block who will be driving across the stunt track in his special Ford Fiesta. Copies of Xbox 360, PS3 …

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Publishers back Kapow Comic Con

Several big name game publishers will be showcasing their products at the Kapow Comic Con in London this month. Nintendo, Ubisoft and Codemasters are backing the IGN Arena during the comic book, film and game consumer event. It runs from Saturday, April 9th to Sunday, 10th at the Islington Design …

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