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Jonah Lomu Rugby Challenge

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360
Genre: Sports
Publisher: Tru Blu Entertainment
Developer: Sidhe
Release Date: June 27, 2012

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'Jonah Lomu Rugby Challenge' (ALL) Coming To Vita - Screens

by Rainier on May 23, 2012 @ 12:29 a.m. PDT

Rugby Challenge will include the All Blacks, ITM Cup, and Investec Super Rugby amongst other licensed teams and competitions, and will feature multiplayer online play, a multi-year franchise mode, extensive customisation options, and dynamic real-time commentary.

Jonah Lomu Rugby Challenge is a rugby union based title that seeks to capture the attention of a growing number of rugby fans around the world.

“We are excited to be able to bring the successful Rugby Challenge franchise to PlayStation Vita.  It represents a quantum leap forward for hand-held gaming, delivering a console quality HD gaming experience in the palm of your hands,” said Managing Director, Sebastian Giompaolo. “We are especially looking forward to delivering a game into the hands of eager fans which utilises the touch screen capabilities of the world’s latest handheld system.”

Rugby Challenge on PlayStation Vita is packed with content, and features:

  • Multiple game modes including Single Match, Competition and Multi Year Career Modes as well as extensive Help and Tutorial Mode options for players new to the game;
  • 96 teams and 31 stadia, incorporating official team and competition licences for the All Blacks, the Qantas Wallabies, the USA Eagles, Bledisloe Cup, AU/NZ Super Rugby, Aviva Premiership Rugby, TOP 14 Orange, RaboDirect PRO12, ITM Cup, and Ranfurly Shield;
  • Utilisation of key PlayStation Vita capabilities including touch screen controls for gameplay (conversion kicks and lineouts), the rear touch panel for sprint and a full touch screen user interface;
  • Online multiplayer capabilities allowing gamers to compete in 1 vs 1 head to head play and leaderboard competitions;
  • Extensive customisation tools allowing users to shape the game to their own preferences by creating and customising new players, teams and competitions; and
  • Real-time commentary from seasoned rugby commentators Grant Nisbett and former All Blacks’ halfback Justin Marshall.

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