56 minutes | Dec 5th 2019

Bonus: Codemasters buy Slightly Mad Studios

In a special edition release, the two Pauls of RaceDepartment analyse  the recent purchase of Slightly Mad Studios by British developers  Codemasters. Providing one of the most surprising announcements of the sim racing world in 2019,  a few short days ago it was announced that Codemasters, developers of  the acclaimed F1 series of games, have purchased Slightly Mad Studios  (PCARS franchise) for a reported $30m - sparking plenty of interest from  racing game fans who wonder what this might mean for the future of both  development studios and their products. In this special edition Podcast Paul Glover and Paul Jeffrey analyse the  deal, ponder the potential impact on both companies and the Reiza  Studios licence agreement to use the Madness game engine for  Automobilista 2 -  and come up with some interesting thoughts!If you have any comments regarding any topics discussed in this episode then please do post on the episodes thread which can be found here http://www.racedepartment.com/forums/racedepartment-podcast.539 We would love to hear from you.You can find us at the following locations:Web: http://www.racedepartment.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/racedepartment Facebook: http://www.twitter.com/racedepartment Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/racedepartment Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/racedepartment
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