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Sega to host GamesAid Cricket Challenge Cup

UK games charity GamesAid has joined forces with publisher Sega to host the second annual Cricket Challenge Cup. Four teams will take part in a number of 10/10 over matches, with the aim being to raise 2,200 for charity. The teams will be as follows: Sega All-Stars (captained by John …

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GamesAid Cricket Challenge Cup

GamesAid will be teaming up with Sega for its first annual Cricket Challenge Cup. The event takes place on London’s Kew Green on September 8th. Four teams will compete in 10/10 matches, with the aim of raising 2,000 for GamesAid. The four teams are: Sega All-Stars, captained by John Clark; …

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International Cricket dated for June

International Cricket 2010 takes to the field on Friday, June 18th, MCV can reveal. The game’s release date coincides with the start of the NatWest 2010 one-day international series, which begins with five matches between England and Australia. International Cricket is the spiritual successor to last year’s hit sports title, …

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Codies: Dont underestimate cricket

It may lack the high-profile appeal of football or motor racing, but Codemasters CEO Rod Cousens has told MCV that those who questioned his company’s commitment to digital cricket fail to understand the sport’s appeal. We’ve been derided for having games such as cricket, but it is the number one …

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Broad to front International Cricket 2010

Stuart Broad has been signed up as the face of Codemasters’ International Cricket 2010, which is due out on Xbox 360 and PS3 this summer. The bowling star, who was one of the key figures in England’s 2009 Ashes winning side, steps up to the plate once occupied by Kevin …

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Codemasters names new cricket title

Codemasters wants to recreate its Ashes success this summer when it releases a brand new cricket title. International Cricket 2010 is being developed for Xbox 360 and PS3, and is the latest title to come out of Codies’ 15-year association with the sport. The publisher previously released last year’s chart-topping …

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Codies reveals new cricket title

Codemasters has revealed to MCV that it is working on a new cricket game, which will be released before the end of the year. The announcement follows the recent reveals of F1 2010 for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC in September and brand new FPS Bodycount, which is due to …

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UK CHARTS: Ashes 2009 not out

It’s as you were at the top of the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 this week as Codemasters’ Ashes Cricket 2009 and Nintendo pair Wii Sports Resort and Wii Fit remain in first, second and third positions for the second week running. The only new entry in the Top …

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UK CHARTS: Ashes bowls to the top

The reign of Wii Sports Resort has ground to a halt earlier than expected at the top of the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 with Codemasters’ Ashes 2009 stumping Nintendo’s title after its first weekend of release. In doing so Codemasters becomes the first UK publisher to claim the …

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Ashes 2009 enjoys TV marketing blitz

As interest in the real-life Ashes hits fever pitch, Nintendo and Codemasters have teamed up to promote the Wii edition of the series’ official game. Ashes 2009 is being backed by a significant TV campaign that will begin on Monday August 3rd and run for four weeks. The ad will …

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