Rumblings of “Rugby Challenge 2”

Tru Blu Games and Sidhe Games recently announced the upcoming development and launch of Rugby Challenge 2 (known around the world by more titles than I care to share here). In this interview with Mario Wynands, the founder and managing director of Sidhe, Wynands talks about the effort needed to not screw up what was already strong in the first Rugby Challenge game, while strengthening the game’s weaknesses (which he admits were the Career Mode, some of the missing elements of the game of rugby (always a fluid and moment-to-moment changing game) and, I think, a small imbalance of focus between the Southern Hemisphere and Northern Hemisphere of the Rugby World).

Looking for a Rugby Video Game? Your Cup Runneth Over this Fall

But my fellow rugger/gamers, don’t be alarmed! In case you haven’t yet heard, there’s not one, but TWO rugby games due out in upcoming weeks.

Easing back into posting on here regularly again, just in time for the Rugby World Cup, I’d like to start off with a quick update on the video game front.

A while back, on another site, I asked if EA Sports was planning on releasing a new Rugby World Cup game for XBox and Playstation, seeing as how they had a tendency to do so on World Cup years. Well it turns out they’re passing this year. But my fellow rugger/gamers, don’t be alarmed!  In case you haven’t yet heard, there’s not one, but TWO rugby games due out in upcoming weeks.

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