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F1 2011

With F1 2010, Codemasters laid a solid and dependable foundation upon which they could build a quality series of F1 titles for all fans of the sport – however serious or casual – to enjoy. It was great, largely because it was the best (and only) F1 title we’d had on PC for several years and it struck a harmonious balance between realistic and arcade driving. Having said that, F1 2010 had some hefty problems, one of which surrounded its launch. The game clearly wasn’t ready; AI drivers were breaking rules as often as they could, even not taking their…

Flashpoint: Dragon Rising – 8 months on

Craig: So we’ve been playing a fair chunk of Flashpoint in co-op lately because we’re so on trend and since it’s cropping up cheap now I think we should talk about it. In broad strokes, then, are you liking it? Ed: Broadly so, yes. Craig: Good. Paul plays too but he’s off doing whatever Paul does. Ed: Eve probably. Craig: Probably. Stupid space MMOs. Anyway – is “yes” all you have to say? Ed: No. Yes. Craig: Sigh. Ed: I mean it’s an odd experience, there’s some really frustrating design decisions and it’s not what the original Operation Flashpoint was,…