Addictive turnbased mechanics that give tension to every move.
Delivers the look and feel of the Warhammer universe.
Online league play is challenging and a total blast.
Fantastic risktoreward ratio.
Messy menus and unhelpful tutorials will turn off newcomers.
Limited customization options.
Real time matches are unbalanced and chaotic.
By Good Gear Guide on February 08, 2010
Games Workshop’s Warhammer franchise doesn’t immediately seem like the most ideal fit for an American football game, but if Mega Man can have a soccer game, why can’t Orcs and Lizardmen toss on some shoulder pads and throw around a...60
By IGN Gear on January 29, 2010
Blood Bowl is a respectable attempt at bringing the ideals of a board game to a videogame. It has decent elements of personality, but the abundance of text and rule memorization can be a downer when all you want to do is get into a game. With so many...64
By itreviews.com on January 12, 2010
Blood Bowl has its problems. The flaccid and pointless-seeming real-time mode, the rough presentation, a lack of online options compared to the PC, and the odd joypad-breaking fumble. However, the core Blood Bowl turn-based rules are still good fun...-
By Stuff NZ on October 21, 2009
Once upon a time, in a decade far far away, a game existed that allowed you to pit two teams of upgradable, armoured, gridiron-inspired and generally badass players against each other in order to throw a metallic orb around a futuristic, industrial...60
By GamePlanet on October 21, 2009
Blood Bowl seems to be the result of a fiendish coupling between extremely inflexible Warhammer lore and a studio hamstrung by licensing requirements. It's not exactly intuitive, and requires significant investment and patience to see...65
By HEXUS.net on September 24, 2009
Version Reviewed - PC What is Blood Bowl? Based on Games Workshops long-running, dice-throwing board game, Blood Bowl is a fantasy football game, loosely based on American Football and set in the Warhammer universe, where, goblins, orcs, trolls and...60
By Strategy Informer on September 18, 2009
Each of the races play into stereotypical strengths and weaknesses on the field, like Orcs favouring a ‘blitzkrieg’ style approach while Elves prefer agility and long passes to secure touchdowns. Much like the table-top game of Warhammer...63
By Play TM on September 16, 2009
Consider Cyanide's previous title Chaos Legion, a 2004 strategy title that was pretty much Blood Bowl - a turn-based, hyper-violent ode to American football in a fantasy setting - in everything but name. Games Workshop were a bit miffed with...80
By AsiaOne on August 21, 2009
THE skinny wood elf was stretched out with bloodied broken ribs after Riverfart - the big brutish troll in my American football team - executed a full body slam on him.That move by Riverfart was to follow up on his earlier attack which took the ball...-
By BrightHub on August 04, 2009
Despite the interface and graphics problems, Blood Bowl is fresh enough that most turn-based gamers will find it both surprising and exciting. There arent many games available for any platform which provide the same quirky, but strategically...40