In addition to a few fantasy teams including a squad of nothing but Lomu at each position there are some interesting behind-the-scenes videos of how the game was made. This only works, however, if the player with the ball has space for a kick, as bullet-time ends the moment a tackle is imminent. Rugby Challenge is based on Sidhe’s previous Rugby League games. At this moment in time, the Lomu All Stars are destroying a solid, but in this case hapless, French side here in the heart of New Zealand. Not only does this make winning the ball less reliant on luck, it also allows players to have their forwards take advantage of an opposition whose players are out of position.

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Jonah Lomu Rugby Challenge

PCPlayStation Vita. All in all its a decent rugby game but does have competition with Rugby World Cup This means chaallenge can better see the position of their teammates, and also, the shoulder buttons aren’t reversed at half time.

It all adds up to a fantastic rugby video game, and if you’re not already a fan, don’t worry because Rugby Challenge is packed with a lengthy list of gaming tutorials and even a few videos explaining the rules and nuances of the sport.

This edit will also create new pages on Giant Bomb for: What size image should we insert? And here’s where Rugby Challenge really leaves RWC in the dust; its depth of content is far more satisfying. For the length of the competition, gamers have only had Rugby World Cup to play, which, while boasting several official licenses for the tournament, isn’t exactly a deep or engrossing experience.


Apart from single and multi-player options, you’ll also be able to play up to 13 seasons and attempt a legacy in Franchise Mode.

It embraces different playing styles, and rewards learning the ionah associated with each. Whether playing offline or competing against Australian friends across the globe, everything worked beautifully — except passing. Jonah Lomu has left a wake of human destruction in his path.

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There are some reasonably decent creative tools on offer, some customisation features and the game supports online co-op and competitive play.

This page was last edited on 4 Novemberat Topics Games Games blog. Bullying through a couple of tacklers and sprinting toward the goal line, he appears superhuman. How unrealistic is that? Go to Link Unlink Change. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. If anyone gives it a good review they must never have played rugby in their life.

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Loading comments… Trouble loading? On harder levels, this isn’t as easy, and players will need to rely on strategic kicking, as well as dummying, breaking tackles and handing off opponents — all of which are mapped to the left thumbstick. I’d rather burn it than play it.


Disable this feature for this session. Challejge, the rest of his team, a mix of rugby union greats, is trailing their superstar teammate as he puts the ball down to officially score a try. Sometimes, though, eschewing the pass for jonaah straight-ahead run is the best course of action.

Jonah Lomu Rugby Challenge for Xbox Reviews – Metacritic

All this publication’s reviews Read full review. In a matter of 15 minutes or so, a beginner can get through the tutorials and then head out onto the pitch and feel confident. Many but not all of the clubs are accurately represented down to the exact player rosters and kits. Kicking is the most annoying part – it uses no basis but timing on a single scale? But at its core, Rugby Challenge is what rugby fans have been waiting for; this is a game made by rugby fans for rugby fans.

Jonah Lomu Rugby Challenge Xbox This process takes no more than a few hours and we’ll send you an email once approved. Make sure this is what you intended. Retrieved 3 September You have How can this game have such a positive review?