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Driveclub dev Evolution joins Codemasters

Codemasters has stepped in to save recently shut Driveclub developer Evolution Studios. The closure of the Sony studio was announced last month, but now the team is heading over to Codemasters, with Evolution co-founder Mike Hocking being named as Codemasters’ VP of product development, overseeing activity across all Codemasters studios. …

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Xbox One exclusive Quantum Break pips Dirt Rally to UK No.1

The Xbox One version of Quantum Break was the best-selling game in the UK last week. The story-driven action title just beat Codemasters’ Dirt Rally to the No.1 position. Quantum Break is also available on PC, but this data only collects physical sales – the PC version was a digital-only …

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"Dirt Rally will be No.1 selling rally game on PS4 and Xbox One"

Codemasters’ Dirt Rally will shift more units than any rally game on current gen hardware. That’s according to Koch Media’s head of sales for publishing Greg Whalley, who also claims that the title will be popular with a mainstream audience. Other recent hit rally games includes Sebastien Loeb Rally Evo …

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The Big Game: Dirt Rally

18 years after the release of the first Colin McRae video game, the franchise finally comes to the new consoles. The rally driver’s name has not been used in the title since 2008’s Dirt 2, but with this new entry, Codemasters will feel it has a game to live up …

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Codemasters’ Birmingham studio relocates

British racing developer Codemasters has moved its Birmingham office to the middle of Digbeth’s Custard Factory Quarter. The Dirt, Grid and F1 creator will now occupy 9,000 square feet of space in the Birmingham district. The three-floor Custard Factory is currently undergoing a three-month renovation project to rejuvenate the 100-year-old …

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Dirt Rally success gives Codemasters renewed confidence in simulation racing

Having spent years steering the Colin McRae brand away from the world of dedicated simulation, Dirt Rally has proved to Codemasters that an appetite remains for less arcade racers. Dirt Rally was both announced and released on Steam Early access in April 2015. It’s now heading to PS4 and Xbox …

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Ratings spotted for Dirt: Rally on PS4, Xbox One

Listings for PS4 and Xbox One editions of Dirt: Rally have popped up on Taiwan’s rating board. VG247reports both Playstation and Xbox ratings list Codemasters as publisher, but there’s no word of a release date or window. The ratings aren’t official confirmation, but a console release is always something that’s …

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Codemasters closing down non-racing operations

Long-struggling Codemasters has confirmed the closure of its Malta studio and stated its intention to focus exclusively on racing games. The Malta studio was opened just last year and released its first title, smartphone card game Battle Decks, this year. However, the failure of both that release and more recent …

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