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Blood Bowl

First in a series of daily videos released.

While Americans are busy stocking up on chips, dips, beer and soda for this Sunday's Super Bowl, the rest of the fantasy world already has bone-crushing action in the form of the famed "Blood Bowl" - and throughout the rest of this week, Focus Home Interactive and Cyanide will be showing off the game (Xbox 360 and Windows PC) through daily video releases. Each day, we’ll be releasing a brief trailer focusing on one of the game’s many teams, culminating in an action-packed gameplay trailer to be released on Friday. Don’t miss a day!

To launch this Blood Bowl blitz, we’re releasing a new trailer of the Goblin team in action. In this video, watch as these sneaky little gobbos zip around the field doing their best the snatch up the ball and make a run past the other team’s defenses. When all else fails, our fiendish little friend finds a nearby troll to throw him headlong into the end zone!

An ultra-violent mix of American football and other team sports, Blood Bowl takes place in the popular Warhammer universe, and allows players to build the ultimate “fantasy” teams. Would-be team managers can build bone-crushing teams composed of Orcs, Elves, Humans, Dwarfs and many more fantastic creatures – then throw them into the arena for the ultimate blood sport! Blood Bowl is strategic, action-packed and violent, requiring players to use their best tactics, team design – and a dose of pure ruthless bloodlust always helps too!

Published by Focus Home Interactive and developed by Cyanide Studio, Blood Bowl is being developed for the PC and the Xbox 360™ as well as for the handheld systems Nintendo DS™ and Sony PSP™ and is set for release on Q2 2009.

Visit the website: http://www.bloodbowl-game.com/

...and get ready for more Blood Bowl action tomorrow!

About Focus Home Interactive

Founded in 1996, Focus Home Interactive is a French publishing and distribution company based near Paris, France. Known for the diversity, quality and originality of its catalogue, Focus now publishes and distributes many of its titles throughout Europe and also world-wide in both boxed retail and digital distribution formats. The last five years have been very successful for Focus in France, with many of its PC licenses becoming top-sellers. Focus has also published several original titles, including the adventure game Runaway, the renowned Cycling Manager and the much-loved TrackMania. The coming months will be exciting and full of surprises with the release of high-quality games such as Blood Bowl, TrackMania DS, Runaway: A Twist of Fate, Sherlock Holmes and sport games dedicated to major events such as the America’s Cup or the Tour de France.


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 broke the mold in the heroic-fantasy universe with the famous Chaos League and the Hack’n’Slash Loki. 2009 will see the release of Blood Bowl, the video game adaptation of Games Workshop's well-known board game, as well as the new edition of Pro Cycling Manager – Tour de France 2009 and the studio's first MMOG, Dungeon Party!


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