Rugby League (video game series)

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Rugby League video game series
Genres Sports game
Publishers Tru Blu Entertainment
Platforms

Current:
PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, iOS

Notable past systems:
Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Xbox , Wii
Original release 2003–present
First release Rugby League
9 December 2003
Latest release Rugby League Live 3
September 10, 2015

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 3, released on 10 September 2015. The platforms the current games are sold on are PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows and iOS.

History[edit]

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 May 31, 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 a DLC on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

Wicked Witch Software created Rugby League Live 2 for iOS, which was released in 2013.

Rugby League Live 3 was released by Big Ant Studios in September 2015 on current-gen and last-gen consoles as well as Microsoft Windows.

Video games[edit]

Titles in the series
T Release Date Console(s) Developer(s)
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 20 September 2013 iOS Wicked Witch Software
Rugby League Live 3 10 September 2015 PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows Big Ant Studios

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