Bodycount Demo Shreds Cover on Xbox Live
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Codies' 'high-octane' arcade shooter Bodycount is now available to sample on the Xbox Live Marketplace, thanks to the arrival of the demo, which features a full mission from the single-player campaign, giving you the chance to shred your way through enemies and cover, pulling the trigger until it goes 'click'.

To celebrate the demo's release, Codemasters has launched the third video in the 'Behind the Bullets' series, which focuses exclusively on the Xbox Live demo. You can add the Bodycount demo to your download queue here.

The full game will have you tackling three acts across Asia, Africa and the Target stronghold, collecting intel pick-ups and racking up kill combos. There's co-op and competitive online multiplayer in the full version too. Bodycount is out on August 23rd in North America and September 2nd in Europe.


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Comment #1 by LeeJ2512
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 @ 06:53:45 AM
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looks pretty bad :/

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Comment #2 by JASEL84
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 @ 06:55:57 AM
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Comment #3 by GR4V1G0R3
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 @ 07:02:35 AM
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thats an understatement if ever i saw one mate

were those guys in the video talking about the same game....
i'll try the demo for a laugh, but with the rest of the good games to buy in the next few months, i guess i ain't buying this.

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Comment #4 by enagamer
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 @ 07:06:01 AM
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Im going to give it a try, but I really don't understand how codemasters are still in business. Do they ever make good games?

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Comment #5 by Rep
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 @ 07:08:53 AM
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It was terrible. I'm guessing this game will be in the bargain bin shortly after release.

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Comment #6 by Grey Delta
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 @ 07:23:58 AM
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No harm in renting for some easy points

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Comment #7 by Spud81
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 @ 07:26:25 AM
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Got bored of the assault rifle 2mins in...cant see me getting this anytime soon.

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Comment #8 by littlejay
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 @ 07:27:53 AM
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downloading now so i can try it after work.

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Comment #9 by parkwaydr
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 @ 07:41:44 AM
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I thought I'd download this and give it a go. Rather than say it's "crap" I'll write my thoughts.

Graphically, this game is not going to win any prizes. I've not played any Codemasters games lately, but when you see the engine is called "EGO", you expect something pretty special from it but I wasn't wowed by any standard. The colours also look a bit weird for my taste, but at least it's a change from your typical shooter.

Movement was pretty standard from a shooter of this calibre. I really enjoyed the movement from the position you're in when you hold in the LT. Great for firing at enemies from cover. It was a lot easier to aim than other fps games I've played.

The AI isn't as strong as I would of liked. I breezed through the demo without any real effort. One of the enemies even blew himself up with a grenade! Enemies at distance seem to stand and do nothing and you can shoot them without incident.

Crap? I wouldn't go that far. In fact, half way through I was enjoying myself, and would of liked to have played another level. The experience was over far too quick.

Day 1 purchase? For me, probably not. But I'd certainly consider picking it up when it's dropped in price.

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Comment #10 by Lord Gothic
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 @ 07:43:06 AM
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Im jumping back to Call of juarez the cartel again imo its a much better game then this crap. Explosions is fun but not every 5 second. Controll is also crap kinda like turningpoint.

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Comment #11 by diziet
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 @ 07:43:55 AM
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Downloading this now. I had high hopes, but given its fractured development they've been somewhat tempered; I was one of the ones hoping for a new Black.

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Comment #12 by MorbidToast
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 @ 07:44:40 AM
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@4 Codemasters makes great racing games, but anything else they make is usually terrible. This game seems to fall in the latter

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Comment #13 by Its Fooga
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 @ 07:45:20 AM
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I had a lot more fun with it than I did the Driver demo that's for sure.

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Comment #14 by Mother Beef
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 @ 07:53:49 AM
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I would rather eat a pinecone than purchase this game.

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Comment #15 by I3loodCrew
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 @ 08:16:38 AM
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just tryed the demo its ok nothing amazing id get it when its cheaper as there are better games due

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Comment #16 by Bleeding Star
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 @ 08:20:17 AM
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Absolutely terrible

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Comment #17 by The Bum-Mobile
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 @ 09:07:57 AM
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Nice! I'll download when I get home later. Really want to try it. This and the Driver MP demo will hold me until Drud Ex...

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Comment #18 by The Bum-Mobile
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 @ 09:44:14 AM
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*Deus, damn auto-correct iPhone

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Comment #19 by JuSt BLaZe
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 @ 10:15:31 AM
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Thanks for the vid. This helps me with my decision to get it or not!

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Comment #20 by Stupid
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 @ 10:26:59 AM
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Honestly not worth the download, aiming is horrible (though I like the movement and the aiming system). Graphics are awful, as are the frame rates which jump around too much. Feels like bulletstorm... just nowhere near as polished or good. If anything it's pushed me to getting Bulletstorm :P

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Comment #21 by strawberry
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 @ 11:03:19 AM
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@12 have you never heard of black? That game was amazing...

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Comment #22 by Nevander
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 @ 11:21:50 AM
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Codemasters didn't make BLACK, that was Criterion Games and EA who published it.

I agree with #20 for the most part, but I also hated the aiming and movement. The graphics was the worst part. The demo looked nothing like the trailers and everything else.

Bulletstorm actually looks BETTER than this game. Unreal Engine > EGO.

I'll still get this game but I doubt I'll play it much if the full game looks anything like this demo.

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Comment #23 by STONE DEVIL
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 @ 11:36:41 AM
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Generic and boring. Damn you Code Masters.

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Comment #24 by ViNyLek
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 @ 11:49:02 AM
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Codemasters should stick to rally games, that's what they're best at. Every attempt at shooter, be it arcade or realistic turns out pretty crap. queued up the demo and will defo try, but I know I won't be geting this one...

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Comment #25 by wickedclowns95
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 @ 01:00:59 PM
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Why don't you aim down your iron sights? I don't like it.

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Comment #26 by FuriousAli007
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 @ 01:18:23 PM
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It's really poor, the graphics are like dog poop. Wasn't this from the developers of Black ?

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Comment #27 by i got squeezed
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 @ 01:32:23 PM
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Save your time and don't download this shitty demo.

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Comment #28 by KiRvBall
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 @ 02:55:52 PM
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Take a sponge and put on your controller at least then you know you'll have no input and when u do it goes everywhere. Didn't like too much.

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Comment #29 by quaneylfc
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 @ 05:04:50 PM
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i liked this game (even though im the 1 of 29 people who liked this game)

i dont expect much from games in general i like the suprise and i have a simple taste in games guns blood explosions etc just simple shooters and by far the best game i have ever played is call of duty black ops but it was a choice beetween this and deus ex and i have chosen this i have downloaded the demo which some people giving their opinions havent actually done if anyone has seen dirt 3 they know this game has good graphics yes its quite slow but you are carrying a gun a big hunk of metal with little pieces of metal inside, the sound was terrific very loud and intense and the music made me goosebump with satisfaction :P it seems like everyone played into this game like call of duty run n gun style and because its a bit slower than most its been panned unlike the games i didnt like mostly games with swords in but i thought dragon age was 10x slower than this and it got praised :/ thats what i dont like overcomplicated games that remove fun for story thats a bit backwards in my opinion thats why i like call of duty the story was superb and it was fast and fun, and the reason why i keep mentioning this is because its my fave game and thats the game that many 1st person shooters rip off and its the 1st person shooter that everyone expects 1st person shooter to be like
im getting this game day 1 because i like it and that is the comment people wwant to read when they go on a certain game :) (m-o)

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Comment #30 by Tim 13
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 @ 05:36:24 PM
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LMAO, sorry for the negativity, gents, but I played this game for all of 45 seconds before it got a permanent pass from me. About 25 seconds into the game, I said, "Wow... these graphics look like they belong on the PSP." About 35 seconds into the game, I said, "Wow, these controls are terrible. And what's with looking at the side of the gun when you're trying to aim down the sight?" About 45 seconds in, I said, "Wow. I'm dead. The demo is over. And that certainly was an ordeal."

Honestly, I'm just glad that I got to play a demo of a game that will turn out to be a piece of shit. I bought Homefront on impulse and it was the worst $60 I've ever spent. Glad Bodycount won't be another Homefront in that I won't own it.

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Comment #31 by asilent boom
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 @ 07:13:20 PM
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I tried the demo and couldn't really get into it, I didn't like the movement or aiming down the sites, and since Deus Ex, Driver and Dead Island release around the same time I'll be passing on this.

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Comment #32 by Steakslave
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 @ 04:42:50 AM
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@29: Try using punctuation next time and we might try to read it.

OT: I just finished the demo, and was hugely unimpressed. Developers simply have to do better than this to compete in the FPS market.

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Comment #33 by TheLastAntidote
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 @ 07:26:02 AM
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At face value the game looks no more than a rental...

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Comment #34 by kese34
Thursday, August 18, 2011 @ 10:01:39 PM
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fucking trolls, i mean the game's not an AAA, but it's a good game, i had fun while playing it. To everyone who's saying terrible, you can go f**k yourselves.

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Comment #35 by alex3manu
Sunday, August 21, 2011 @ 04:35:04 AM
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Pretty sure battlefield mastered the destruction (where he said "I really think we hit something unique" Still looks like a good game but I'd only buy for £20.

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US August 23, 2011
Europe September 02, 2011

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