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Rugby 06

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 2, Xbox
Genre: Sports
Publisher: EA Canada
Developer: HB Studios

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'Rugby 06' (PS2/Xbox) Kicks Off In Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2006 @ 11:51 a.m. PST

Rugby 06 will challenge gamers to compete in a host of the World's most prestigious rugby competitions including the Six Nations, Lions Tour, Tri Nations, Guinness Premiership and the Super 14. Rugby 06's exhilarating gameplay now mirrors the real thing closer than ever before, with new moves such as off-load passes, quick line-outs and quick penalties that encourage attacking, momentum-driven rugby.

Whether competing in the Super 14, the Six Nations, or the Guinness Premiership championships, players can keep the match flowing with a new off-load passing system, quick line-outs and penalties, a host of new set plays, and more responsive gameplay. Enhanced stadium models, 3D field textures, and authentic atmosphere effects, such as visible player breath, furthers the sense of realism within the game. With more licensed teams than ever before, lead your squad to victory with key impact players whose inspirational moves and special abilities can mean the difference between a defeat and victory.

EA SPORTS Rugby 06 is available on the PS2 and Xbox. The game is rated "E" (Everyone) with descriptor: Mild Language by the ESRB with a MSRP of $29.99.

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