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Codemasters are currently working on Overlord: Fellowship of Evil for a console release later in the year, and they have shared with us a new trailer that showcases those that, for me, are the real star of the game: the minions!
Overlord: Fellowship of Evil is a dark and twisted Action RPG filled with the series’ signature black humor. Penned by award-winning original Overlord scriptwriter Rhianna Pratchett, Overlord: Fellowship of Evil delivers an epic new quest featuring four Netherghūls – undead servants of the dark arts, resurrected in the absence of a true Overlord, to bring evil back to a world overrun by the forces of good.
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I wasn’t sure whether it was as a joke or not at first, but it looks like one person with enough cash to spare could be getting what will be the most expensive special edition of a game ever (and probably will not be topped any time soon). Codemasters revealed today that they will be releasing one version of their GRiD 2: Mono Edition. What is included with this special edition?
- PlayStation 3 Console
- Specially packaged PlayStation 3 version of GRiD 2
- Branded racing suit and gear
- A factory tour of the BAC plant, where they make:
- A 170mph BAC Mono supercar (in GRiD 2 livery)
How much will this special edition set you back? $190,000 (£125,000). Like I said, it will only be available to one customer, and will also go into the record books as the most expensive, commercially available game as a special edition. So, anyone going to gather up the cash to get it?
Gear heads and racing fans rejoice. If you remember back in 2008, Codemasters released a game called GRiD, Race Driver: Grid outside the Americas. It was somewhere between a simulation title and an arcade racer, but it allowed you to essentially run your own race team, with you as the primary driver. The game was quite popular and I recall having a lot of fun with it, especially given that it did a very good job of feeling like you were progressing in a racing career and it had a great, albeit sometimes hilarious, damage engine. Not many other racing games, I feel, gives players quite the adrenaline rush as that title has.
Many gamers have waited years for the sequel, which was announced in 2010, but with the focus for a long time still being on Codemasters’ popular offroad racing series, DiRT, GRiD 2 was kind of put on the backburner, much to the dismay of fans. Until now.
If you are a big fan of rally games, or driving simulators in general, this is a deal you shouldn’t miss. Dirt 3 is considerably one of the best rally games in its genre. With that in mind, Codemasters is celebrating the success with a complete edition of the game due out sometime this March. The complete edition will include every DLC since the game was released on May 26th 2011, that’s over $30 in value. It will include 12 new tracks, 2 new locations and plenty of cars for you to play around with!