In a press release today THQ announced that they have an agreement with Codemasters to distribute four of their titles in North America during 2011.
The four games that THQ will be distributing from Codemasters this year are the racing game Dirt 3 for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, the tactical military shooter Operation Flashpoint: Red River for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Windows PC, the first-person shooter Bodycount for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 and finally the racing game F1 2011 for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. A Nintendo 3DS and Sony NGP version are expected to follow as well.
Here are descriptions of each game from THQ.
Dirt 3: DiRT 3 delivers action sports racing by the bucketful with more than double the track content of DiRT 2™ and three times the rally-specific content, including the best rally cars from the sport’s last five decades.
Operation Flashpoint Red River: The brutal new chapter in the world-renowned, multimillion-selling franchise, Operation Flashpoint Red River takes the tactical military shooter to new levels of intense authenticity. On a deadly new battlefield where one bullet can kill, Operation Flashpoint Red River takes players closer to the experience of a U.S. Marine Corps campaign than ever before.
BODYCOUNT: Set to deliver the best gunplay experience in FPS gaming, BODYCOUNT is an adrenaline-pumping arcade shooter packed with powerful firefights. Gamers will experience the intense satisfaction of spectacular close-quarters combat in a shreddable world as players and opponents tear through cover to execute explosive kills.
F1 2011: The sequel to hugely successful F1 2010 FORMULA ONE game that has sold more than 2.3M units globally to date, F1 2011 will race into stores September 23. In F1 2011 players will be challenged to ‘be the driver, live the life, go compete,’ with wide-ranging technical and gameplay advancements on and off track and vastly extended competitive and co-operative multiplayer components.
Dirt 3 is available now and Operation Flashpoint is expected to ship on June 7th. Bodycount should be available this summer while F1 2011 is available for preorder now.