DescriptionAs 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.
There are no PlayStation 2 user screenshots for this game.
There are 118 other screenshots from other versions of this game or official promotional screenshots.
- "橄榄球2001" -- Chinese title (simplified)
- "Rugby World Cup" -- working title
- "Rugby 2001" -- Windows European title
- "EA Sports Rugby" -- Playstation 2 title
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There are no reviews for the PlayStation 2 release of this game. You can use the links below to write your own review or read reviews for the other platforms of this game.
|Futuregamez.net||Jun 17, 2001||86 out of 100||86|
|Consoles Plus||Jun, 2001||84 out of 100||84|
|Gameplanet||Jun 18, 2001||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|
|PSM||Sep, 2001||7 out of 10||70|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Jul 02, 2001||14 out of 20||70|
|Gamekult||Jul 03, 2001||7 out of 10||70|
|GameSpot||Jul 24, 2001||6.8 out of 10||68|
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TriviaThe New Zealand box features Tana Umaga, Josh Kronfeld, Cristian Cullen and the yellow Addidas ball on the front and the All Blacks vs Australia on the back.
Related Web Sites
- EA Sports Rugby (Official EA Sports site.)