Another classic table-top game’s going digital. Cyanide Studios (creator of Loki for the PC) has confirmed that it is currently developing an Xbox 360, PSP, DS, and PC port of Games Workshop‘s Blood Bowl. The game was originally launched back in 1987 as a fantasy parody of American Football, and is currently enjoying a 4th edition release. More details on the game port are available in the full article.
Loki developer Cyanide Studios has confirmed that it is currently developing a video game version of Blood Bowl for the PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360, PC, and DS. No other details have been announced at the moment, although the studio states that the game should be ready by late next year.
Blood Bowl, created by Jervis Johnson and manufactured by Games Workshop, was originally a 2-player tabletop war game built as a parody of American Football, albeit with fantasy elements such as elves, orcs, goblins, and trolls. The game was originally launched back in 1987, and is currently into its 4th edition. It will further be noted that Cyanide had previously developed a PC title based on the Blood Bowl back in 2004, named Chaos League.
In relation to this news, Cyanide further announced that it has also created a 3D animation engine, which was to be licensed to their fellow game developers. The new engine which, Cyanide states, “integrates physical and biomechanical laws under the control of a powerful artificial intelligence system,” is also reportedly being used in the development of their their Blood Bowl game.