Rugby League (video game series)
|Rugby League video game series|
|Developers||Sidhe Interactive, Wicked Witch Software,|
|Publishers||Tru Blu Entertainment|
Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Xbox , Wii
|First release||Rugby League
9 December 2003
|Latest release||Rugby League Live 4
20 July 2017
Rugby League is a rugby league video game series developed by Sidhe Interactive, Wicked Witch Software, and Big Ant Studios. The first games was Rugby League, released on 9 December 2003. The latest game released was Rugby League Live 4, released on 20 July 2017 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Tru Blu Entertainment has published all major rugby league games since the release of the first three rugby league video games; E.T's Rugby League in 1992, Australian Rugby League in 1995 and ARL '96 in 1996.
The Rugby League franchise started in 2003 when Rugby League was released by Sidhe Interactive and Tru Blu Entertainment. This led to Rugby League 2 in late 2005 and the World Cup Edition (a content update of RL2) in 2008. In 2009, Wicked Witch Software released two off-series games on the Nintendo DS and PlayStation Portable and Rugby League 3 was released. Big Ant Studios in 2010 starting releasing the Rugby League Live series in 2010. Rugby League Live 2 followed in 2012, again developed by Big Ant Studios.
On 31 May 2013, 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. It features an update to the 2013 season of rugby league; team Kits, roster updates, new 2013 competitions, new and updated stadiums, sponsors and a number of other features and improvements. The update was released on June 19, 2013, as DLC on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
Wicked Witch Software created Rugby League Live 2 for iOS, which was released in 2013 and later on Android.
On May 9 2017, the NRL announced the latest title Rugby League Live 4 which is set to be released later in the year.
List of games
|Rugby League||9 December 2003||PlayStation 2, Xbox, Microsoft Windows||Sidhe Interactive|
|Rugby League 2||9 December 2005||PlayStation 2, Xbox, Microsoft Windows||Sidhe Interactive|
|Rugby League 2: World Cup Edition||6 November 2008||PlayStation 2||Sidhe Interactive|
|NRL Mascot Mania||2 July 2009||Nintendo DS||Wicked Witch Software|
|Rugby League Challenge||9 September 2009||PlayStation Portable||Wicked Witch Software|
|Rugby League 3||18 March 2010||Wii||Sidhe Interactive|
|Rugby League Live||27 August 2010||PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows||Big Ant Studios|
|Rugby League Live 2||9 October 2012||PlayStation 3, Xbox 360||Big Ant Studios|
|Rugby League Live 2: Gold Edition||20 September 2013||iOS, Android||Wicked Witch Software|
|Rugby League Live 3||10 September 2015||PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows||Big Ant Studios|
|Rugby League Live 4||20 July 2017||PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC||Big Ant Studios|
- Grixti, Shannon (26 June 2017). "Rugby League Live 4 Release Date Revealed For PS4/Xbox One". PRESS-START. Southern Cross Austereo. Retrieved 27 June 2017.