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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

WIN an Xbox 360 console and copy of Rugby Challenge 2!

Rugby Challenge 2, the sequel to Jonah Lomu Rugby Challenge, will be released in June of this year on Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 consoles. It is the Lions Tour Edition, and today we're giving away copies of the game, as well as an awesome Xbox 360 console.

Timed with the much anticipated Lions tour, Rugby Challenge 2 will be launched in June on consoles (PC later in the year) and feature the exclusive licence for the up and coming British and Irish Lions Tour of Australia, featuring the latest players that were announced in the squad recently.

The game also features the official licences of over 110 other teams, and over 50 stadiums from around the world, including official team, competition, and special match licenses.

The revamped sound and commentary systems feature real-time commentary from Grant Nisbett and Justin Marshall, along with French language commentary from Eric Bayle and Thomas Lombard.

In this edition the gameplay has been refined and expanded to include the addition of quick taps, quick lineouts, mauls from lineouts, interceptions, contesting the ball at the breakdown, removing players from the ruck, number eight scrum pickups, and dynamic in-game team strategies.

There are now more options to create or customise players, teams, and competitions, as well as change the game rules and behaviour to shape game play. Game modes include Match Mode, Multi-team, Competition, and an expanded multi year Career Mode.


First Prize - An Xbox 360 console and copy of Rugby Challenge 2
Second Prize - A copy of the game (on your choice of PS3 or Xbox 360)

QUESTION: Who do the Lions play in Hong Kong before they go to Australia?

Send the answer, along with your name and address to

Entries close Monday 27th May 2013. The winners will be drawn at random by alternative software

This competition is now closed. Thanks to everyone that entered!

Posted by Rugbydump at 7:36 am | View Comments (5)

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DrG May 15, 2013 12:47 pm

I never bothered with Rugby Challenge. I enjoyed the EA rugby games every now and again years ago, and I'll admit I was somewhat excited about Rugby Challenge. When I read reviews I was disappointed.

I heard it was a brilliant game, but the exclusion of set plays and a few other glitches made it unbearable. Hopefully they've ironed out the creases in Rugby Challenge 2, wouldn't mind having a crack at it.

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Tc May 15, 2013 3:50 pm

The previous incarnation was a bit of a let down tbh. The graphics were great, but typically the gameplay suffered. Fair play to the company that designed the game (sidhe I think) they had open forums for suggestions and responded to the ones put forward. Lets hope that the new version implements them

The greatest rugby game is still the original Jonah lomu rugby - many an hour lost as a student!

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Alex May 15, 2013 3:58 pm

Its simple, just release the original Jonah Lomu Rugby with updated teams etc and better graphics. Done!!

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jimter10 May 16, 2013 9:10 pm

rugby games are so rare,get behind sidhe and get playing.there were flaws with the first game,but I am delighted they've developed a second edition.I'll put a few hundred hours in

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Darklurkr23 May 24, 2013 5:31 pm

Iss this valid in USA?

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