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GAME Kingston Allows Gamers Early Hands-On of Rugby Challenge 2: The Lions Tour Edition

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From Wednesday May 22nd, the GAME store in Kingston will be giving rugby fans the opportunity to get their hands on the upcoming Rugby Challenge 2: The Lions Tour Edition weeks ahead of its worldwide release. From 2 – 5pm next week, the new rugby title developed by Sidhe (due for worldwide release on 13th June) will be available to play ahead of release.

Gamers heading to Kingston’s GAME store can expect refined and expanded gameplay, as well as a range of new features including quick taps, quick lineouts, mauls from lineouts, interceptions, contesting ball at the breakdown, removing players from the ruck and number 8 scrum pickups.

Rugby Challenge 2: The Lions Tour Edition boasts a variety of modes to play in, single player and multiplayer, as well as over 110 teams and 50 stadia, with official team, competition and special licenses. It will be released on 13th June. GAME Kingston can be found in the Bentalls Centre, Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 1TP

Release Date: Rugby Challenge The Lions Tour

 

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Today we have received news that Rugby Challenge 2: The Lions Tour Edition  will be released worldwide on 13 June 2013.  Developed by by New Zealand based games developer Sidhe, the sequel includes the highly anticipated British and Irish Lions 2013 Tour of Australia as well as myriad new features, improvements and fresh content.

You can view our previous coverage articles;

And to remind you of the features coming up in this sequel, please check out a portion of today’s press releases below. 

The features and content of Rugby Challenge 2: The Lions Tour Edition include: 

  • Play in Single Match Mode, multi-team Competition Mode, a vastly expanded multi-year Career Mode, Tutorial Mode, or compete in online multiplayer with support up to 4v4 via Xbox LIVE®
  • Refined and expanded gameplay with the addition of quick taps, quick lineouts, mauls from lineouts, interceptions, contesting ball at the breakdown, removing players from the ruck, number 8 scrum pickups, and dynamic in game team strategies on both attack and defence
  • 110+ teams and 50+ stadia from around the world featured including official team, competition, and special match licenses for the All Blacks, the Qantas Wallabies, the USA Eagles, Bledisloe Cup, British and Irish Lions 2013 Tour of Australia, Barbarians FC, Combined Country, Super Rugby teams, Aviva Premiership Rugby, TOP 14 Orange, Pro D2, RaboDirect PRO12, ITM Cup, and Ranfurly Shield
  • More options to create or customise players, teams, and competitions, and change game rules and behaviour to shape the game to play how you want and keep the game fresh year after year
  • Revamped sound and commentary systems, with real-time commentary from seasoned rugby commentators Grant Nisbett and former All Black turned commentator Justin Marshall, and French language commentary from Eric Bayle and Thomas Lombard

More information and ongoing updates about the game can be found at the official website; www.rugbychallengegame.com

Rugby Challenge 2: The Lions Tour Edition

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Some fresh screenshots have appeared today for this summer release. Check them over below including the press release from Alternative Software and Home Entertainment Suppliers.

From the line-out to the scrum, and from the kick to the try-line, Rugby Challenge 2  adds even more action to the most critically acclaimed Rugby franchise in the history of videogames. These features include:

  • Refined and expanded gameplay with the addition of quick taps, quick lineout’s, mauls from lineout’s, interceptions, contesting ball at the breakdown, removing players from the ruck, number 8 scrum pickups, and dynamic in game team strategies.

  • Revamped Sound and commentary systems, with real-time commentary from Grant Nisbett and former All Black Justin Marshall, along with French language commentary from Eric Bayle and Thomas Lombard.

  • 110+ teams and 50+ stadia from around the world featured including official team, competition, and special match licenses.

  • More options than ever before to create or customise players, teams, and competitions, and also change game rules and behaviour to shape game play.