Blood Bowl 2
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Developer: Cyanide Studio
Content Rating: Teen
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.
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For all its limiting devotion to the board game that inspired it, Blood Bowl 2 is far more of a touchdown than a fumble.
However, if you can get past the long AI turns and the generally long matches, then Blood Bowl 2 is worth buying. Not only does it offer a fun, strategic take on American football, but it also introduces many unique elements, such as a permanent injury system and leveling up players, that allow the title to transcend past typical sport titles.
Perhaps if Cyanide had stuck less rigorously to the board game and streamlined some of the processes, then they’d have made a better video game too, albeit one that could have alienated their hardcore fanbase. Yet overall, Blood Bowl 2 is a step forward. It's a much friendlier, easier game than its predecessors, with improved looks, a tutorial campaign, controller support, and the UI improvements. New players won't feel blocked off from enjoying it.