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Ashes 2013 videogame announced for next year

505 Games, has today announced it will be bringing Ashes Cricket 2013 to console later this year.

As well as an Ashes game mode, the title will also include national rivalries, venues and player personalities as well as the ability to play with up to three friends in local multiplayer matches or take on the world online.

Luke Bould, Head of Commercial Marketing ? Cricket Australia said ?The launch of the new Ashes Cricket 2013 is an important step in bringing fans closer to the game than ever before. Gaming is an important part of cricket's entertainment offering and plays a role in achieving our objective to be Australia's favourite sport. 2013 is a huge cricket year, with back to back Ashes series, and we look forward to seeing the tradition and excitement of the Ashes brought to life through Ashes Cricket 2013?

?2013 is another big year for International Cricket and it doesn?t get much bigger than the Ashes Series? commented Ralph Pitt-Stanley, General Manager for UK & Export at 505 Games ?The oldest rivalry in the sport recommences on 10th July 2013, with the back to back Ashes Series in the UK and Australia so it?s a really exciting time to be working with the ECB, Cricket Australia and such a great development partner as Trickstar on this product and we can?t wait to share more details with fans everywhere?.

John Perera, Commercial Director ECB added: ?The ECB is committed to bringing new fans into the sport, and the Ashes Cricket 2013 game will do just that in conjunction with the real thing - the Investec Ashes Series 2013. Most of the current England side are keen gamers, and will no doubt be spending a lot of time playing it whilst preparing for the real thing come the Summer.?

Ashes Cricket 2013 will be released next year for PC and home consoles.

Edited On 25 Sep, 2012

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AndyMo91 4 years ago
What an extremely dull sounding game.
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not really, just like any other sports game. If you don't like the sport you probably won't like the game.
Oliver 4 years ago
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dilbo99 4 years ago
I played the previous ashes game and as a casual cricket fan, i quite enjoyed it, hopefully will be a demo before it is released then i can give it a try before deciding on buying or not.
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b3media 4 years ago
I can remember playing an old Brian Lara game, and to be frank, it was as boring as it sounded.
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I can understand why some people may see this as a dull game, but there are plenty of cricket fans across the world who will be excited about this. As a cricket fan myself am looking forward to it, but will wait until drops in price first like I do with all my purchases. If you understand the rules of cricket then you may find it a really compelling game. I think the previous games have been good but could do with better graphics.
JAMES 4 years ago
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Iqbal 4 years ago
I hope they give us an exciting game. Would have really loved it if they released an IPL game, it's long overdue!
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Amar 4 years ago
Havent played ashes in a long time, im surprised they're bringing the series back.

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