Rugby League Live

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Rugby League Live
Rugby League Live Cover Art.jpg
PlayStation 3 cover art
Developer(s) Big Ant Studios
Publisher(s) Tru Blu Entertainment
Series Rugby League
Platform(s) PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows
Release date(s) PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

NZ August 27, 2010
AU September 2, 2010
UK November 5, 2010
FR November 5, 2010 Microsoft Windows February, 2011

Genre(s) Sports
Mode(s) Single player, multiplayer
Distribution Optical disc

Rugby League Live is a sports game based on Rugby league. It was released in Australia on September 2, New Zealand on August 27, and United Kingdom and France on November 5, 2010 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.[1] The Microsoft Windows port of game was released in February 2011.[2]

Development[edit]

The title was developed by Australian company Big Ant Studios and published in Australia by Tru Blu Entertainment.[3] Developers of the preceding title Sidhe Interactive stated on their online forum that they supported the new developers by providing commentary, stadium and motion capture data (which may or may not have been used) as well as QA testing [4] As with all preceding home console titles, former New Zealand Warrior captain Steve Price & St Helens RLFC Scrum-Half Kyle Eastmond feature on the covers, depending on which country the game is bought.

Features[edit]

Key features of this installment include:

  • Over 40 licensed teams from the NRL, Super League, State of Origin, City v Country, and World Cup.
  • Four-player multiplayer and online head-to-head or co-op play
  • Over 30 realistic Stadiums modelled from real-life counterparts
  • "Bone crunching" tackles and impact camera replays.
  • Clothing and environment degrade realistically
  • Replay mode with multiple angles and commentary by NRL commentator Andrew Voss
  • Custom player, team and competition creation.

Reception[edit]

IGN gave it a 5/10 GameSpot gave it a 4/10

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rugby League Live". IGN. June 27, 2010. Retrieved June 30, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Rugby League Live". hes. February 1, 2011. Retrieved February 1, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Rugby League Live". Tru Blu. June 30, 2010. Retrieved June 30, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Rugby League Live". sidheinteractive. June 28, 2010. Retrieved June 30, 2010. 

External links[edit]

Official website