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Codemasters: a formula for multi-platform success

Codemasters has had a great few years and looks set to push on to even greater heights. MCV talks to CEO Frank Sagnier and long-serving producer Clive Moody about multi-platform opportunities, Onrush and its new F1 mobile title

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The racing game renaissance

The racing genre can be incredibly difficult to keep up with. One moment it is among the biggest sectors and everyone is releasing their own driving game; the next moment, the bubble bursts, titles start underperforming, the big publishers lose interest in the sector and declare it dead. Repeat ad …

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Codemasters revs its new engine

This year’s entry in Codemaster’s F1 series marks a change in pace in more ways than one. First and foremost, F1 2015 is the series’ PS4 and Xbox One debut, and benefits from the use of an updated version of the company’s Ego Engine. And while this let Codemasters make …

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Gran Turismo 6 leads tribute to F1 legend Ayrton Senna

Two decades after the tragic death of Ayrton Senna, the developers behind Gran Turismo are remembering the legendary driver. Set to run throughout May, the Senna memorial will kick off with the debut of "in-game racing content only available in Gran Turismo 6", but no further details on the content …

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F1 2013 dated for October

Codemasters has announced the release date for this year’s Formula One video game. F1 2013 will be released for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC on October 4th in the UK, a little later than the series’ usual September launch. As previously reported, Codemasters is releasing two versions of this year’s …

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F1 2013 to feature classic F1 cars, tracks and drivers in new mode

Codemasters announced F1 2013 today and revealed the new F1 Classics mode that will see iconic cars and racing legends from the 80s and 90s grace this year’s game. As the official Formula 1 game, F1 2013 will feature all the new cars, drivers and regulations from the current season, …

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Codemasters unveils two new F1 games

There will be two versions of F1 2013 heading to shelves this Autumn, says Codemasters. The publisher is preparing F1 2013 and F1 2013: Classic Edition. The former features everything we have come to expect from an F1 game, including all the officially licensed tracks and drivers. Plus a number …

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INTERVIEW: On the Grid

It has been five years since Codemasters’ acclaimed racer hit the tracks. MCV speaks to the team to discuss the game’s legacy, new tech and why Grid 2 has taken so long to arrive What sort of research did you undertake with Grid 2? Edd Newby-Robson, Senior Brand Manager: We’ve …

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Codemasters reveals Mario Kart-inspired F1 spin-off

F1 2012 is not the only Formula One game coming to retail this year – with Codemasters preparing an over-the-top spin-off for Christmas. F1 Race Stars has more in common with Mario Kart than the hardcore, realistic F1 simulator series. The game presents iconic F1 stars – including Fernando Alonso, …

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