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Codemasters acquires Slightly Mad Studios

Codemasters acquires Slightly Mad Studios

Codemasters has announced the acquisition of racing simulation specialist Slightly Mad Studios. The 33-year-old UK company is perhaps best-known for being the developer and publisher behind DiRT, Grid and the Formula 1 game series. While London-based Slightly Mad is responsible for the critically-acclaimed Project CARS alongside developing two Need for Speed games on behalf on […]

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Death Stranding, Call of Duty and Fortnite set to battle it out

Death Stranding

Death Stranding has been tipped for top honours at next month’s Game Awards as Hideo Kojima’s creation goes head-to-head with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Fornite. The star-studded epic bagged nine nominations including the coveted slots of Game of the Year, Best Action/Adventure Game, Best Game Direction, Best Art Direction and Best Score. Hannibal actor […]

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We’re years away from serious game streaming, admits Xbox chief

Xbox controller

Video game streaming is years away from going mainstream, says the head of Xbox. Phil Spencer, Executive Vice President of Gaming at Microsoft, believes the technology is still in the testing phase and needs to evolve further before it becomes a normal part of gaming. Speaking to the BBC’s Marc Cieslak, the 51-year-old explained that […]

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Sony maintains the console crown as PS4 nudges 103 million sales

PlayStation 4

Sony’s PlayStation 4 etched its name into the console history books this week after surpassing 102.8 million sales on the worldwide market. Widely regarded as one of the best gaming platforms in the world, the precursor to the much-anticipated PlayStation 5 has, somewhat significantly, overtaken the total number of units sold of the original PlayStation. […]

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare to replace prestiges with ‘officer ranks’

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will replace prestiges with 'Officer Ranks'

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will deviate from the traditional prestige system in favour of a new officer rank classification. In previous entries, when a player reached the maximum multiplayer level they would be presented with the ability to ‘prestige’. This meant they could begin anew from level one but with a special badge indicative […]

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