Codies Weekly Update 02-05-14



May 2, 2014

How is it Friday again? Why won’t the world slow down just a tiny bit… just for a few weeks, that’s not too much to ask is it?

This Week’s Big News


We’re starting up something called “The List” (took us ages to think up the name), in a nutshell it’s a list of people who like to create, write, or talk about our games: YouTube videos, Blog posts, podcasts – things like that.

We want to make it easier for you to get the info you need so if you sign up for The List, we’ll be sending regular emails direct to you with things like press releases, screenshots, trailers and other Codies news. On top of that, if you would like to be considered to come to one of our media events you can register your interest for those too.

All the info you need is right here.

GRID Autosport

We only announced it last week and already we have a stack of details and news on GRID Autosport out in the wild, here’s a quick recap of this week:

sanfran_03Location Spotlight: San Francisco

Do you go flat out downhill but risk landing your car awkward and potentially end up spinning out of control or do you take it sensible but running the risk of your brave opponent pulling it off? It’s choices like this that make San Francisco a great place to race around and we’re incredibly excited to see it return to the GRID series.
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sepang_03Location Spotlight: Sepang

In contrast the fast sweeping sections flow really well together and allow players to build up a rhythm which, with good lines, will help players gain time around the track (for example turns 5 & 6 into the double apex of turn 7/8), however if you get the line wrong through here, your times will suffer and your opponents will catch up.
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Team_Oakley-smOakley Motorsport

Oakley Motorsport has a presence in almost every tier of every style of racing in GRID Autosport. They have a minor presence in the lower tiers of most styles of racing, and are often prepared to give rookie racers their break in the hope of finding the next big racing talent.

Read more…

Autosport_achievementsGRID Autosport Achievement List

Consider yourself an achievement or trophy hunter? If so then you’re in luck as below you’ll find the full list of achievements that feature GRID Autosport. So whether you’re An icon in the pit lane, The Journeyman or a Long Haul Legend, your challenge awaits.

Read more… 

handling_chroniclesThe Handling Chronicles

It’s gone 6pm and the office is slowly winding down, the sound of the cleaners and their trusty Henry vacuums are resonating throughout the building and the motion sensor lights within the corridors rarely illuminate, blackness ensues.

Read more…

If you’ve missed any of our GRID Autosport news this week, hop over here to catch up and make sure you are following GRID on Twitter and Facebook too.



Round one of the DiRT Rally Championship kicked off this week and the competitors are already putting down some pretty impressive times. If you signed up to take part you have until Tuesday next week to get your times in.

You’ll find all the details you need over on the DiRT Forums.

Formula 1

This week marked the 20th anniversary of Ayrton Senna’s fatal accident and over on Twitter you shared your memories of him with us.




F1 2013 Now Available on CloudLift

F1 2013 now supports OnLive’s CloudLift service. This will work for anybody who owns F1 2013 (Steam version) and has a CloudLift subscription. For a free trial of CloudLift click here.

Tweet of the Week

This week’s  coveted award goes to @tduckteam. We don’t know about you but to us that sounds like one hell of a good weekend.

Screenshot of the Week

We’re using one of our own this week, sorry, but we’re just so damn proud with how San Francisco is looking in GRID Autosport (Click for the full res version).


Video of The Week

This week’s video of the week needs no introduction:

Forum Threads of the Week

Another busy week for us then, but thankfully it’s a three-day weekend here in the UK, WOO HOO! We hope you have an good one,  we’ll be back next week with more Codies awesomeness.

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