PARIS – May 4, 2012 – Blood Bowl, the PC video game adaptation of Games Workshop’s mythical board game, today unveiled three new screenshots of its ultimate edition to be released in September – the Chaos Edition!
As an ultra-violent team sport inspired by the universe of Warhammer, Blood Bowl lets players recruit a team of Orcs, Elves, Humans, Vampires, Ogres, Dwarves, and many other fantasy creatures who will throw themselves into the bloodiest of all arenas. Tactics, cold blood, and unfair play are required in this strategic and violent game!
More than half a million players have already been seduced by the deadly matches of Blood Bowl on PC. Many of them challenge each other online every day to climb the global rankings while the World Cup is in full swing and enters its final rounds. Today, we have the pleasure to officially announce the upcoming release of the game’s latest edition that will surely spell many frightening, sleepless nights!
In Blood Bowl: Chaos Edition, 3 new races are making their triumphant arrival on the field, making a total of 23 playable races! The malevolent and much-anticipated Chaos Dwarves finally make their entrance, while the outcasts of the Underworld teams surface for the first time to participate in the tournament! This is just the beginning of a new season full of touchdowns and blood, as Blood Bowl also welcomes, for the very first time in history, the Daemons of Khorne, hailing all the way from the Chaos realms! The new stadium, recently erected by Amazons and Lizardmen in the very heart of their tropical jungle, is more than ready to welcome all the new teams seeking to win the Blood Bowl!
Today’s three screenshots give the first glimpse of this new stadium as well as the three new races.
World Championship mode expands even further the solo experience of Blood Bowl. From national qualifying games to continental cups to the final tournament, the competition just got bloodier! The online mode will of course be available with its intense matches, vicious private leagues, and global rankings! Get ready for another round of high fantasy football as Blood Bowl: Chaos Edition races for the touchdown!
About Focus Home Interactive
Founded in 1996, Focus Home Interactive is an independent French publisher based near Paris, France. Known for the quality, diversity and originality of its catalogue, Focus has published and distributed original titles that have become benchmark titles worldwide – such as Blood Bowl, Sherlock Holmes, TrackMania, Runaway and also Cities XL and Cycling Manager.
In 2012, Focus will publish ambitious games such as Wargame: European Escalation, the new real time strategy game from the creators of « R.U.S.E. »™; Game Of Thrones™, the role-playing game adapted from the bestseller saga written by George R.R. Martin; The Testament of Sherlock Holmes™ on PC and for the first time ever on consoles; Of Orcs and Men, a great roleplaying game featuring Orcs and Goblins; Confrontation®, the video game adaptation of the famous board game universe by Rackham and also the official video game of Le Tour de France.
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About Cyanide Studio
Founded in 2000, Cyanide is a privately-held video game development studio. It employs a total of 70 staff, divided between its headquarters in Paris, France, and its subsidiary studio in Montreal, Canada. Best known for its sport management sims such as the popular Cycling Manager series and Pro Rugby Manager, Cyanide also developed Blood Bowl the video game adaptation of Games Workshop’s well-known board game. 2010 will see the release of Blood Bowl: Legendary Edition, the ultimate edition of Blood Bowl, as well as the new edition of Pro Cycling Manager – Tour de France 2010, a major evolution of the series since its creation! Finally, the studio is currently working on the video game adaptation of A Game of Thrones, the famous best-seller novels written by George R.R. Martin.
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Rich Jones, TriplePoint for Focus Home Interactive
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