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Humble Weekly Sale from Codemasters with DiRT, Overlord and Operation Flashpoint

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This week's Humble savings are brought to you by Codemasters. Up for grabs for over $1 is the original Overlord and expansion, Operation Flashpoint Red River and Dragon Rising, and Rise of the Argonauts.

Pay $6 or more and you also get DiRT Showdown and DiRT 3, along with Overlord II. It should be noted that Codemasters is working to remove GFWL from DiRT 3.

OpFlash dev working on Assassin's Creed 3 online multiplayer

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Former Codemasters developer Tim Browne has revealed on his Twitter feed that he will be working on Assassin's Creed III's online multiplayer. Browne's Twitter account now describes him as the "Lead Game Designer on Assassin's Creed 3 Multiplayer @Ubisoft".

Browne had previously worked on two Operation Flashpoint titles: Red River and Dragon Rising. OpFlash is best known for being a hardcore militaristic shooter, which is hardly a similar genre to Assassin's Creed.

Warhorse's journey to funding, "a ton of pitfalls where we can screw up"

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Creative Director Dan Vavra of Warhorse, formerly lead designer for 2K Games' Mafia series, has blogged a developer diary shedding light on the hardship of getting investors.

They had "no office, no company, no money and nothing to show" at the start but a pitch and some pictures. They were "no West and Zampella" and interest wouldn't come easy.

4 new Xbox Games on Demand games available

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Four new titles have appeared on the Xbox 360's Games on Demand service for the US region (other regions may or may not also get the same deal).

Operation Flashpoint franchise "shifted more than" 3.5m copies

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Codemasters is taking the time to pat Operation Flashpoint on the back especially as "until Dragon Rising," the series was "almost exclusively on PC".

Dragon Rising "opened the eyes of console gamers" to what shooters can be, boasted Codies. Operation Flashpoint: Red River retails April 21st.

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