Rugby League Live 2

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Rugby League Live 2
Rugby League Live 2 cover art.jpg
Cover art
Developer(s) Big Ant Studios
Publisher(s) Tru Blu Entertainment
Series Rugby League
Platform(s) PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Release date(s)
  • AUS 9 October 2012
Genre(s) Sports
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer
Distribution Optical disc

Rugby League Live 2 is a sports game in the Rugby League series of Rugby League video games. It was developed by Big Ant Studios for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. It was released on 9 October 2012.[1] Commentary was provided by Andrew Voss and Phil Gould.[2] The cover features Wests Tigers' player Benji Marshall.

Gameplay[edit]

A 10-year career mode will include the ability to hire a coaching staff, negotiate player contracts and set player training programs, and sign sponsors. You can create custom teams in Footy Factory and share them online.[3]

Features[edit]

Grass wears away in areas of play. Players will accumulate mud on their bodies specifically where they the field. Players will also sweat based on their exertion level. It will include 34 stadiums from Australia, New Zealand, France and the United Kingdom.[4]

Online[edit]

Competitive or co-operative multiplayer matches with up to eight players (four a side) online, an experience system to earn badges and also a leaderboard.[5]

Teams and Stadiums[edit]

Australia Australia / New Zealand New Zealand[edit]

NRL[edit]

Team Name Home Stadium Alt. Stadium
Brisbane colours.svg Brisbane Broncos Suncorp Stadium
Canberra colours.svg Canberra Raiders Canberra Stadium
Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury Bulldogs ANZ Stadium Commonwealth Stadium
Cronulla colours.svg Cronulla Sharks Shark Park
Gold Coast Titans colours.svg Gold Coast Titans Skilled Park Suncorp Stadium
Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg Manly Sea Eagles Brookvale Oval
Melbourne colours.svg Melbourne Storm AAMI Stadium
New Zealand colours.svg New Zealand Warriors Mt. Smart Stadium Eden Park
Newcastle colours.svg Newcastle Knights Hunter Stadium
North Queensland colours.svg North Queensland Cowboys 1300smiles Stadium
Parramatta colours.svg Parramatta Eels Parramatta Stadium
Panthers colours.svg Penrith Panthers Penrith Football Stadium
South Sydney colours.svg South Sydney Rabbitohs ANZ Stadium Central Coast Stadium
St. George colours.svg St George Illawarra Dragons WIN Stadium WIN Jubilee Stadium
Eastern Suburbs colours.svg Sydney Roosters Allianz Stadium SCG
Wests Tigers colours.svg Wests Tigers Campbelltown Sports Stadium Allianz Stadium

NRL National Youth Competition[edit]

Team Name Home Stadium Alt. Stadium
Brisbane colours.svg Brisbane Broncos U18's Suncorp Stadium
Canberra colours.svg Canberra Raiders U18's Canberra Stadium
Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury Bulldogs U18's ANZ Stadium Commonwealth Stadium
Cronulla colours.svg Cronulla Sharks U18's Toyota Park
Gold Coast Titans colours.svg Gold Coast Titans U18's Skilled Park Suncorp Stadium
Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg Manly Sea Eagles U18's Brookvale Oval
Melbourne colours.svg Melbourne Storm U18's AAMI Stadium
New Zealand colours.svg New Zealand Warriors U18's Mt. Smart Stadium Eden Park
Newcastle colours.svg Newcastle Knights U18's Hunter Stadium
North Queensland colours.svg North Queensland Cowboys U18's 1300smiles Stadium
Parramatta colours.svg Parramatta Eels U18's Parramatta Stadium
Panthers colours.svg Penrith Panthers U18's Penrith Football Stadium
South Sydney colours.svg South Sydney Rabbitohs U18's ANZ Stadium Central Coast Stadium
St. George colours.svg St George Illawarra Dragons U18's WIN Stadium WIN Jubilee Stadium
Eastern Suburbs colours.svg Sydney Roosters U18's Allianz Stadium SCG
Wests Tigers colours.svg Wests Tigers U18's Campbelltown Sports Stadium Allianz Stadium

New South Wales Cup[edit]

Team Name Home Stadium Alt. Stadium
Canterbury colours.svg Auckland Vulcans Mt Smart Stadium Eden Park
Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury Bulldogs Commonwealth Stadium
Cronulla colours.svg Cronulla Sharks Toyota Park
Illawarra colours.svg Illawarra Cutters WIN Stadium WIN Jubilee Stadium
Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg Manly Sea Eagles Brookvale Oval
CarcassonneRLcolours.PNG Mount Pritchard Mounties Parramatta Stadium Hunter Stadium
Newcastle colours.svg Newcastle Knights Hunter Stadium
Newtown colours.svg Newtown Jets Allianz Stadium
North Sydney colours.svg North Sydney Bears Allianz Stadium
Hullcolours.svg Wentworthville Magpies Penrith Football Stadium Campbelltown Stadium
Wests Tigers colours.svg Wests Tigers Campbelltown Sports Stadium Allianz Stadium
Blackpoolcolours.svg Windsor Wolves Penrith Football Stadium
Australian colours.svg Wyong Roos Central Coast Stadium Hunter Stadium

Queensland Cup[edit]

Team Name Home Stadium Alt. Stadium
Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg Burleigh Bears Skilled Park
Central Comets colours.svg Central Queensland Capras Browne Park Skilled Park
Balmain colours.svg Easts Suburbs Tigers Suncorp Stadium
Ipswich Colours.svg Ipswich Jets Skilled Park
Mackay Cutters colours.svg Mackay Cutters 1300smiles Stadium
Northern Pride colours.png Northern Pride 1300smiles Stadium
Norths Devils colours.svg Northern Suburbs Devils Suncorp Stadium
Redcliffe colours.svg Redcliffe Dolphins Suncorp Stadium
Souths-Logan Magpies Colours.svg Souths Logan Magpies Suncorp Stadium
Sunshine Coast Colours.svg Sunshine Coast Sea Eagles Browne Park Suncorp Stadium
Western Suburbs colours.svg Tweed Heads Seagulls Suncorp Stadium
Wynnum-Manly Colours.svg Wynnum Manly Seagulls Suncorp Stadium

 United Kingdom /  France[edit]

National teams[edit]

National teams (World Cup Edition only)[edit]

Version History[edit]

Version 1.0 (2012 Release)[edit]

This was the release of the game for the upcoming 2013 seasons of rugby league, released on 9 October 2012.

Version 1.1 (2012 Update)[edit]

Tru Blu Entertainment first release a free patch for Rugby League Live 2 on 20 December 2012[6] which included a number of in-game fixes which saw some gameplay improved.

Versions 1.2 (2013 Update)[edit]

On 18 June 2013 Tru Blu Entertainment released the game's second patch[7] update via the Xbox Live and PSN Networks. This patch gave users access to the Downloadable Content which could be purchased from the main menu.

Downloadable Content[edit]

On 31 May, Tru Blu Entertainment announced Rugby League Live 2 would receive an update to the game. The 2013 Season Pack developed by Melbourne’s, Big Ant Studios will feature 2013 Team Kits, complete player roster updates, addition of new 2013 competitions, 2013 stadia, sponsors and a number of other features and improvements.

The update is to be released on 19 June 2013 as a DLC which can be purchased via the PlayStation Network for PlayStation 3 and Xbox Live Marketplace for Xbox 360 for around $12.

DLC Features[edit]

  • Stadia: New 2013 field markings, updated stadium sponsor hoardings and updated stadium naming rights.
  • Footy Factory: All new 2013 content is available for use in team creator.
  • Plus other features and improvements.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tru Blu Rugby League Live 2 release date". Tru Blu Entertainment. 28 September 2012. Retrieved 19 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Rugby League Live 2 announced". tsumea. 28 June 2012. Retrieved 11 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Rugby League Live 2 confirmed". Love Rugby League. 8 July 2012. Retrieved 11 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "New rugby league game in development". Code 13 Rugby League. 28 June 2012. Retrieved 11 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "Rugby League Live 2 Announced For The PS3 And Xbox 360". ZoKnowsGaming. 28 June 2012. Retrieved 11 July 2012. 
  6. ^ "Rugby League Live 2 Patch Notes". azsportza.com. Retrieved 18 June 2013. 
  7. ^ "Rugby League Live 2 Patch 1.0.2 Released". azsportza.com. Retrieved 18 June 2013. 
  8. ^ "RUGBY LEAGUE LIVE 2 GETS 2013 ROSTERS WITH DOWNLOADABLE CONTENT". Tru Blu Entertainment. 31 May 2013. Retrieved 31 July 2013. 

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