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Blood Bowl 2: The Chaos Dwarfs and the Khemri Teams Now Available

Press Release   •   Feb 15, 2017 11:03 GMT

Blood Bowl 2, the sequel to the video game adaptation of Games Workshop's famous board game that combines American football with the fantasy world of Warhammer, today welcomes two new races on its pitch: The Chaos Dwarfs and the Khemri teams. These teams, recognizable by their monumental Centaurs and their ancient arcane armours, will join the merry blood-bath that is Blood Bowl 2.

Being dead has its advantages. The Khemri team not only possesses the Regeneration skill but, due to certain arcane devices dragged up from the tombs, some players also benefit from Block and Pass. This means that they surpass the other Undead teams when playing the ball as they can run and pass almost as well as similar players of the living races. The flip-side of course is that since the majority of the team is made up of shambling Skeletons and lumbering Mummies, Khemri Coaches will need all their centuries of experience not to lose their most useful players early in the game.

The Chaos Dwarfs are different. They are the twisted descendants of Dwarf explorers turned into evil, self-centered creatures by the forces of Chaos. Their teams are defence-oriented and benefit from the great velocity of their Centaur retrievers and from a very powerful front line that can endure (and apply) a lot of pressure. Their main weakness lies with their poor ball-handling skills, forcing them to rely on their fragile Hobgoblins.

Both teams, along with their respective Star-Players Setekh and Zzharg Madeye, are now available on consoles, PC and Mac and sold as 2 separate DLCs. These teams are also available as part of the Team Pack on Steam, containing all teams players don’t currently own, at a discounted rate.

About Blood Bowl 2

The Game

Blood Bowl 2 smashes Warhammer and American football together, in an explosive cocktail of turn-based strategy, humour and brutality, adapted from Games Workshop’s famous boardgame. Blood Bowl 2’s new graphics engine and high-fl ying realization makes for a faithful portrayal of the fury and intensity of classic Blood Bowl matches. The solo game mode will have you lead the famous Reikland Reavers. Former star team of Blood Bowl you are tasked with bringing them back to glory, following a full story campaign supported by the hilarious commentators Jim & Bob from Cabalvision. Each match of the campaign is unique, with unexpected and surprising events constantly renewing the experience!

Key Features

  • A new graphics engine brings the world of Blood Bowl to life
  • A narrative driven single player campaign, putting the player at the head of one of Blood Bowl’s flagship teams with twists and turns
  • Improve your team, recruit new Star Players, build the ultimate Blood Bowl Team, and enhance your stadium
  • A new persistent Multiplayer League where Coaches from all over the world can confront each other on the pitch
  • A Marketplace where players can buy and sell players

About Cyanide Studio 

Cyanide is an independent and privately held video game studio based in Paris and created in 2000. The studio is best known for its sports game such as Pro Cycling Manager series and its console version, Tour de France. Cyanide also boasts games drawn from a wide variety of universes including Blood Bowl ® (Sport/Fantasy, 2009) and Blood Bowl 2 (2015), the video game adaptations of Games Workshop's famous board game, Game of Thrones (RPG, 2012), Styx: Master of Shadows (Infiltration/2014) and its sequel Styx: Shards of Darkness scheduled for release beginning of 2017. The studio is currently working on the Videogame adaptation of H. P. Lovecraft's famously twisted universe; Call of Cthulhu.

More information on the website: http://www.cyanide-studio.com

About Games Workshop
Games Workshop® Group PLC (LSE:GAW.L), based in Nottingham, UK, produces the best fantasy miniatures in the world. Games Workshop designs, manufactures, retails, and distributes its range of Warhammer®: Age of Sigmar® and Warhammer® 40,000® games, miniature soldiers, novels and model kits through more than 460 of its own stores (branded Games Workshop® or Warhammer®), the www.games-workshop.com web store and independent retail channels in more than 50 countries worldwide. More information about Games Workshop and its other, related, brands and product ranges (including our publishing division 'Black Library' and our special resin miniatures studio 'Forge World')

More information on the website: https://www.games-workshop.com

About Focus Home Interactive
Focus Home Interactive is a French publisher based in 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, available both in store and for download across the world. Focus publishes games on all major platforms, consoles and PC. The publisher's catalogue will get even richer the coming months and years with eagerly awaited games such as Vampyr, The Surge, Styx: Shards of Darkness, Call of Cthulhu, Insurgency: Sandstorm, Necromunda : Underhive Wars, Werewolf: The Apocalypse and many more.

More information on the website: http://www.focus-home.com