X360 Wednesday, February 13, 2008 | 11:34 AM

Images of Blood Bowl

Images of Blood Bowl

We covered this baby back in E3 2004, where it was announced. The game was cancelled, but Blood Bowl was recently taken alive again by French studio Cyanide. Focus Home Interactive is publishing it on Xbox 360, PC, PSP and the DS, and some images and information can be found inside.


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Commented on 2008-02-13 13:10:23
Sweet! Reminds me of Mutant League for the Genesis. We need more interesting sports games like this, bout time it happened.
Commented on 2008-02-13 13:34:54
Wow, now that's one very 80's game idea and designs. And I like it ^^ Gives me some feeling of nostalgie thought...
Commented on 2008-02-13 13:49:49
This is great! I play Blood Bowl(my Human team: the Stirland Stormtroopers!) from time to time and now they are making a video game version? Awesome!!!
Commented on 2008-02-13 16:45:40
I like it, finally something that's not a shooter/ea regurgitation.
Commented on 2008-02-13 18:28:47
Mutant League Football was the best.. Heres hoping for this one.
Commented on 2008-02-13 19:31:42 In reply to R0oK
Posted by R0oK
Mutant League Football was the best.. Heres hoping for this one.
I was thinking the same. Talk about good ole memories. I really, really, really missed the good old days of fantasy sports games. Always thought that finally getting official licenses from the various pro sports organizations took away from videogaming football and really did not add enough back to make up for the loss. Now that EA has the NFL license locked up until 2012, I hope to see more football games like this one pop up. It would really be nice to see videogaming football get back to it's arcadey roots. Remember the blessedness that was Tecmobowl or the NBA Jams series? Classic gameplay that sometimes seems like it's gone forever. With luck, Blood Bowl will be a AAA class act all the way, and a return to form for the industry that will really spark a lot of other sports developers out there, to follow in their footsteps.
Commented on 2008-02-13 21:38:55
Might be fun, too bad i don't know shit about football :P
Commented on 2008-02-13 21:50:00
Looks like it could be great, I hope it is.
Commented on 2008-02-14 02:47:10
nice grass...i wouldnt buy the game, but nice grass.
Commented on 2008-02-14 06:03:22 In reply to KORNdog
The grass? It looks like one patch of grass repeated a thousand times
A clone stamp went rampant on the field and didn't take the time to hide the fact
Commented on 2008-02-14 07:20:10 In reply to Megido
Posted by Megido
Might be fun, too bad i don't know shit about football :P
I didnt know anything about american football when I started playing Blood Bowl and that fact didnt hurt a bit! It's about stompin' and bashin'! ...and getting the ball and scoring a touchdown I suppose!

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