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Grid 2 continues to lead the UK Charts pack; Remember Me claims 3rd

Codemasters’ racer Grid 2 remains at No.1 in the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 this week despite a 50 per cent drop in sales. Capcom’s Remember Me is the highest new entry at No.3 with the Legendary Edition of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim entering the listings in …

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Grid 2 claims UK chart No.1 in first week

Codemasters racer Grid 2 is this week’s UK no.1. It’s the publisher’s first UK chart topper since F1 2010. The first Grid achieved only second place in its first week, although its sales were 29 per cent stronger than the new sequel. You have to go all the way down …

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£125,000 – price of the world’s most expensive video game

Codemasters has announced a new SKU for racer Grid 2 – and we guarantee you it’s not what you expected. The GAME-exclusive Grid 2 Mono Edition comes with a number of extras. As well as the copy of the game it also includes a real racing helmet, race suit, boots …

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Grid 2 gets Codemasters’ biggest ever UK pre-launch campaign

Codemasters has splashed the cash on its Grid 2 marketing campaign. The upcoming racer is getting a bumper six-week online ad push, TV advertising with Virgin TV, and activity targeting tablet and smartphone users. The publisher has also teamed up with 300 Esso garages, as part of a ‘text-to-win’ Rockstar …

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GAME and Codies team up for GRID 2 lock-ins

Upcoming racer GRID 2 is to get its own round of GAME lock-ins later this month. The game isn’t out until May 31st, but consumers will have the chance to try their hand at it from as early as Monday April 22nd. Attendees will have the chance to win prizes …

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Grid 2 dated, special edition revealed

Codemasters has confirmed that the eagerly awaited follow-up to acclaimed 2008 release Race Driver: Grid will arrive on May 31st. Grid 2 will be published for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC, and will challenge players with races set around the world. It will also incorporate Codemasters’ online network RaceNet, which …

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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 breaks the bank with Grid 2 investment

Next year’s Grid 2 will represent the biggest investment British publisher Codemasters has ever made in a video game. Codemasters announced the sequel to the BAFTA award-winning racer earlier this week, showing the games media new technology and advanced features that have been in development for almost five years. It …

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UPDATED: Why Codemasters won’t be ‘doing a BioWare’

Despite being the latest publisher to brave the wrath of the ferocious online games community, Codemasters is sticking by its guns. It was revealed yesterday that the Britsoft studio is cutting the in-car view option from freshly announced racer Grid 2. So what, you may say? Well, in-car is for …

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Grid 2 ‘will set new standards for racing games’

Codemasters has finally lifted the lid on the next game in its acclaimed Grid series. Grid 2 will launch on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC next year. It was unveiled to the games press last week and was shown running on PC, giving the media a brief glimpse at what …

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