Cyanide and Focus Home Interactive are extremely pleased to reveal the very first images of Pro Cycling Manager/Tour de France 2010. These images testify of the great improvement added to this ever-more popular sports game series.
Benefiting from a new more beautiful and more powerful graphic engine, Pro Cycling Manager/Tour de France 2010 marks one of the most important steps since the beginning of the series.
The hundreds of races are more beautiful and immersive than ever thanks to many new improvements added to the scene such as High-resolution photo-realistic textures, new handling of the flora which is now luxuriant, reworked ambient lighting, gigantic environments… The game offers an unprecedented gaming experience to all cycling fans!
Many other exciting novelties are also coming in 2010, such as a whole new Season mode, which lets you create and customize your own competitions: choice of teams, legs/races, the draft, etc. The game also features many new challenges in the form of performances and historic records to beat, that will fulfill all challenge-thirsty players’ desires!
Last but not least, creative minds will be delighted to know that they have not been forgotten, as the game also includes a new race editor! The powerful, efficient and accessible race editor allows the creation of an infinity of new and extremely detailed races where you can control every element from weather to the ambient setting and the curves of the roads. The topographic tool included in the editor even allows the players to create races in real locations of the world!
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 also developed 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!