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Rugby (PlayStation 2)

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Description

As the first Rugby title on the Playstation 2, EA Sports Rugby is a full on simulation of the sport (played mainly in Europe, Australasia and Africa). All of the major nations of rugby are represented, including Australia (the current World Cup champions), New Zealand, England, France and South Africa. The game is also fully licenesed with every player of every team rendered into the game.

There are many trophies to be won, here's a quick run down:

World Cup: Much the same as the Football variety, the best in the world fight to become world champions.

6 Nations: Only 6 nations are represented in this European tournament to play as: Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, France and Italy.

Tri-Nations: Australia, New Zealand and South Africa play in this tournament.

Bledisloe Cup: It's Australia vs New Zealand, in a best of three tournament.

Calcutta Cup: Much like the above, except it's England and Scotland that fight it out.

Screenshots

There are no PlayStation 2 screenshots for this game.

There are 18 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


Alternate Titles

  • "橄榄球2001" -- Chinese title (simplified)
  • "Rugby 2001" -- Windows European title
  • "EA Sports Rugby" -- Playstation 2 title

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The Press Says

Futuregamez.net Jun 17, 2001 86 out of 100 86
Consoles Plus Jun, 2001 84 out of 100 84
Gameplanet Jun 18, 2001 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GamePro (US) Aug 01, 2001 4 out of 5 80
Game Informer Magazine Aug, 2001 7.75 out of 10 78
Gamezilla Aug 14, 2001 78 out of 100 78
Game Informer Magazine Aug, 2001 7.5 out of 10 75
Jeuxvideo.com Jul 02, 2001 14 out of 20 70
PSM Sep, 2001 7 out of 10 70
Gamekult Jul 03, 2001 7 out of 10 70

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Trivia

As well as showing stills of the actual game, the install program features 15 minute audio discussion between Bill McLaren and Jamie Salmon about how the game of Rugby has changed over the past 35 years.

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Kartanym (10779) added Rugby (PlayStation 2) on Jul 20, 2001
Other platforms contributed by Evil-Jim (151)