Posts by Ben Walke

About Ben Walke

Community Manager at Codemasters, grumpy, fussy, and occasional wizard.

  • WSR Part 1: An American Dream

    In the video, Patrick Callahan outlines his plans for a new motorsports series and introduces players to two key racing clubs he needs to recruit as in-game footage showcases some of GRID 2’s American locations, including Street Racing in Chicago, Track Racing at the legendary Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Road Racing at the dramatic California […]

  • ESPN SportsCenter: The Big Question

    In ‘The Big Question’, ESPN SportsCenter anchor Kevin Connors and analyst Toby Moody discuss one of racing’s big ‘what if?’ questions: Who really is the world’s greatest driver? It’s a simple question. Yet there are no easy answers. How can drivers who compete in openwheel formula be compared to racers who drift or even those […]

  • Gameplay Sizzle

    In the first GRID 2 gameplay trailer Road Racing locations are well represented as cars including the BMW E30 M3 Sport Evolution, Ford Mustang Mach 1 and Chevrolet Camaro Z28 RS SS 1970 race head-to-head on the California Coast. Track Racing is shown at Austria’s Red Bull Ring, where the Ariel Atom 3, BAC Mono […]

  • The TrueFeel Process

    Since we’ve announced GRID 2 it’s been great to speak more openly about its development. Many of the recurring questions I’ve had since the game’s unveiling involve TrueFeel – our new handling model for GRID 2. It’s something we’re really excited about and it lies at the core of our racing experience. I therefore thought […]

  • Lighting GRID 2

    Welcome to our latest GRID 2 Developer Blog. GRID was pretty, GRID 2 is taking things to another level. So today we’ve ripped Technical Art Director Jorge Hernandez-Soria and Associate Art Director Daniel Oxford away from their desks and refused to release them until they spilled the beans on fancy new lighting advancements, the feel […]

  • Announcing GRID 2

    You’ve been waiting for this news for a long time. For months you’ve populated lots of our post comments with “GRID2!!” Well, the wait is over. We’re delighted to announce that GRID 2 is now in full development on the latest evolution of the award-winning EGO Game Technology Platform. GRID 2 will challenge players to […]