NOTTINGHAM, UK - JUNE 27, 2006 - Games Workshop (LSE: GAW), and Cyanide are excited to announce that Cyanide are now the official licensed developer for a series of triple A titles based upon Games Workshop's popular Blood Bowl fantasy football property.
More details of the first Blood Bowl title and publisher to follow shortly!
Any differences between Games Workshop and Cyanide have been amicably settled for an undisclosed sum, and as part of the settlement the Chaos League title has been assigned to Games Workshop.
There are no plans to develop or release any further Chaos League titles or supplements.
About Games Workshop
Games Workshop Group PLC is the world's largest tabletop war games company. Based in Nottingham, UK, it designs, manufactures and distributes its range of games (including Warhammer®, Warhammer 40,000TM, and Blood Bowl), model soldiers, novels, collectible card games, and role-playing games through more than 330 of its own Hobby centres, mail order, Internet and more than 4,000 independent retailers in more than 50 countries worldwide.
Cyanide is a game development studio based in Paris, France. Created in 2000, the company has made a name for itself in sport management sims, notably: Pro Cycling Manager, Pro Rugby Manager and Horse Racing Manager. In 2006 the studio will break new ground with the release of an action-RPG, called Loki, based on 4 mythological worlds.
About Blood Bowl
Blood Bowl is an award-winning tabletop game first published by Games Workshop in 1986. Since then, it has been re-published in 3 editions and 5 languages, and has been played by gamers across the globe. Players take the role of a coach controlling their armoured and psychotic teams of Humans, Orcs, Elves, Trolls, Dwarfs and many other fantastical creatures. Dirty tricks, bribing the referee and even pitch invasions by fans are all part of this colourful, violent and often humorous fantasy sports game.
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