Championship Manager 4, the newest installation in the Championship Manager series of football management simulation games, uses XML-based skinning. It may be old news, CM4 being released 2 or 3 months ago, but I didn't realise that until I checked out the sources for some CM4 skins, and much to my surprise, the only files I saw were XML files and images. Now not only is that very cool, it is also reassuring that game developers are taking the XML-based UI design paradigm seriously.

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