Blood Bowl became a little darker yesterday

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There is a new race available for Blood Bowl, the dark elves. The game started off with eight playable races but has expanded its roster.  It's basically a football-inspired violent sports game that requires both tactics and violent skill.  Already launched in Europe, the game will be hitting the US next week and will be called Blood Bowl Dark Elves Edition since it will contain the new race.  It's not a clever name but gets the point across.

To celebrate the event, Focus Home Entertainment has released a new video showcasing the dark elves.  Enjoy!

Blood Bowl: Dark Elves Edition – In Video and on Steam Starting November 26!

New video and screens showcase the newest race to join the game

Blood Bowl, the imaginary forerunner of football, is an ultra violent team sport set in the Warhammer fantasy universe. It lets players compose a team of Orcs, Elves, Humans, Dwarves and many other fantasy creatures before jumping into the bloodiest arenas. The sport game is both strategic and violent. It requires tactics, a certain amount of game-sense and a lot of self-confidence.

Recently released in Europe where it reached first place on the PC charts, Blood Bowl will be launched in the United States on the Steam digital platform starting November 26. Preorders will start on Thursday, November 19th.

A brand new version of the game will be available for American players and Steam aficionados. In this new edition, the eight races already in place in the original game will be joined by a ninth playable race: the dreadful Dark Elves.

A dozen new players enter Blood Bowl's fields with their own Star Player, their cheerleaders, their design and their unique animations.

We invite you to meet the new race right away with an exclusive video showing these warriors that combine Elves' agility with more obvious brutality. A real treat to play and to watch!

- Blood Bowl official website

Blood Bowl: Dark Elves Edition, will be available on November 26th on Steam

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!

 About Games Workshop
Games Workshop is the world's largest tabletop wargames company. Based in Nottingham, UK, it designs, manufactures and distributes its range of Warhammer and Warhammer 40,000 games, miniature soldiers, novels and resin models through more than 330 of its own Hobby centers, mail order, Internet and independent retail channels in more than 50 countries worldwide. Further details on the company can be obtained at

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