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Codemasters Announces International Cricket 2010

International Cricket 2010 bowls in with new innovations and enhancements to set the new standard in authentic cricket gaming.

Thursday 18th March/…Complete with all new ‘Action Cam’ that will take gamers right onto the pitch and into the heat of battle, Codemasters® today announced International Cricket 2010™, coming this summer for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft®.

International Cricket 2010 is set to continue Codemasters 15 year association with world class cricket and follows last summer’s Number One best seller Ashes Cricket 2009. Produced by Codemasters and developed by Trickstar Games, the Australian developer with a team pedigree that includes Ashes Cricket 2009 and the Brian Lara series, IC 2010 steps up to the crease with a range of innovations and enhancements to set the new standard in authentic cricket gaming.

The new Action Cam will immerse players in all the on-pitch drama, intensity and excitement of fiercely competitive international cricket. Supplementing traditional broadcast views, players can now feel the satisfaction of smashing home 90mph+ deliveries and experience the thrill of thundering down the track to bowl from Action Cam’s new on-field perspectives.

A key addition to the range of fielding, bowling and batting improvements is the new ‘Power Stick’. Giving batsmen 360° analogue power and direction control, Power Stick enables the widest selection of shots, from pushing quick singles to gaps in the field to risky shots and everything in between.

Officially licensed by the England and Wales Cricket Board and Cricket Australia to feature official players, stadia and kits, International Cricket 2010 can be enjoyed in a wide range of game modes including new instant tournaments. A comprehensive player editor enables gamers to put themselves into the game and the squad editor allows players to edit the player name, appearance, team and attributes of all athletes. Gamers can compete as any of the expanded roster of 16 nations at an improved selection of 21 stadia around the world, including Lord’s, the Home of Cricket.

“With a focus on taking gamers into the action like never before, International Cricket 2010 will deliver the most authentic cricket gaming yet,” said John Szoke, Producer, Codemasters. “Codemasters enjoys an unrivaled heritage in producing cricket games, and International Cricket 2010 will build on this success with a range of innovative gameplay features and enhancements.”

“We’re delighted to partner with Codemasters to develop the next leap forward in cricket gaming,” said Tony Parkes, Studio Director, Trickstar games. “Our passionate team of industry veterans, which includes development talent who have worked on the Brian Lara series and Ashes 2009, is determined to deliver the most immersive and intuitive cricket experience for all fans of the sport.”

Complete with local and online multiplayer, International Cricket 2010 launches this summer for Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION®3.


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  • This sounds like it could be a decnt game. I hope the shots look better on that game than on the ashes. some of the shots looked rubbish.

    Also i think that someone needs to come up with a cricket game for both international and club level cricket. They can put in the ipl, champions league, all that stuff aswell.

  • i think also they need to make the asain teams official. Like in the football world all the teams on fifa are official so they need to get all the cricket nations official, Also i think they need to have more tournament modes includin maybe a international season so you can play through maybe 5 years of cricket with a team in test, one day and 20.20. and as you advance through the season there are plenty of things to unlock and also the records and statistics of individual batsman should be updated as you play. Also from ashes 2009 i found it very difficuly to get batsman out whilst bowling. i think they need to work on it as it was almost impossible to trap batsman lbw or hit the stumps and a lot of the catches were unrealistic. i would also like to hear a beter atmosphere from the crowd as it didnt seem to blend in with the game, it was more like a constant noise throughout the game and when u hit a 4 or a 6 they didnt change the crowd atmosphere at all. i think they need to improve the commentary to so they say player names and maybe some history about the player, for example VVS Laxman they can mention how he a sweet timer of the ball then ramble on inbetween balls about how he played that great innings against australia in the 2nd test match of the 2001 series when following on in kolkota, these things will help make the game more realistic in its presentation an keep the player interested in the game with a quality commentary team. i think they should also put on the game an overall table like the icc standings in test, one day and 20.20 start from 0 for all teams and the user can carry on updating that table as he plays