Codemasters Software Company Limited

The Codemasters Software Company Limited, trading as Codemasters, is a British video game developer and publisher based in Southam, England. Founded by brothers Richard and David Darling in October 1986, Codemasters is one of the oldest British game studios, and in 2005 was named the best independent video game developer by magazine Develop.

Codemasters Group Holdings plc is the holding company of Codemasters, which is publicly traded and owns The Codemasters Software Company Limited.

Type:                     Public

Traded as:           LSE: CDM

Industry:              Video games

Founded              October 1986; 33 years ago in Banbury, England

Founders:           Richard Darling,     David Darling

Headquarters:   Southam, England


  • Dizzy series
  • Micro Machines series
  • TOCA series
  • Colin McRae Rally series
  • Operation Flashpoint series
  • F1 series


  •     Codemasters Birmingham
  •     Codemasters Cheshire
  •     Codemasters Kuala Lumpur
  •     Codemasters India

Subsidiaries:       Slightly Mad Studios


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