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Rugby League on the Wii

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Kiwi Eagle, Aug 14, 2009.

  1. Kiwi Eagle

    Kiwi Eagle Moderator Staff Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Home Entertainment Suppliers today announced the development of Rugby League 3 for Nintendo Wii by New Zealand games developer Sidhe. The game continues the highly successful “Rugby League” franchise, which is amongst the highest selling franchises of all time in Australasia.

    “We are extremely pleased to be publishing a new Rugby League title with such fresh features, content, and innovations across the board,” said David Robles, Business Development Manager for HES. “Rugby League 3 is a significant and worthy addition to the franchise”.

    The features and content of “Rugby League 3” include:

    Visceral Wii Remote motion controls bring the physicality of Rugby League into your living room

    80+ licensed teams from competitions such as the NRL, Super League, Toyota Cup, UK Championship, UK Championship 1, State of Origin, City v Country and internationals

    38 stadia from Australia, New Zealand, UK and France

    Team level gameplay features including defensive line controls, attacking strategy selection, team confidence, and AI support play

    Build a champion team in the Multi-year Franchise Mode including advanced player management, Dally M Player of the Year and Man of Steel, club records and optional manual rep selection

    Create and customise players, teams, and competitions

    Broadcast style presentation with enhanced replay angles, match highlights, and in-game commentary from Channel Nine’s Andrew Voss
    “The production team has been able to leverage significant past experience and extensive feedback from consumers in the development of this title” said Mario Wynands, Managing Director of Sidhe. “As a result, Rugby League 3 takes the series to new heights, delivering a richer, deeper and more immersive experience than ever before.”

    Rugby League 3 is expected to be released for Nintendo Wii in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and France in Q4 2009. More information about the game can be found at the official site.
     
  2. byso

    byso Well-Known Member

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    Interesting to see how it goes with the Wii controls
     
  3. SilentBob

    SilentBob Well-Known Member

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    Don't expect too much going by their previous efforts.
     
  4. Stillman

    Stillman Active Member

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    The screen shots up on their website look no better than Rugby League 2 which wasn't much better than Rugby League 1 Tbh
     
  5. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

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    The Wii is all about movement etc.

    The only way i can see this working  is if they incorporated the balance board somehow.

    PS have the boys around and crank out the boxing and ten pin bowling. Kicks ass.
     
  6. KaZa

    KaZa Well-Known Member

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    their poor graphics engine is suited to the wii perfectly.
     
  7. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Just don't let Nate Miles, Cooper Cronk or Brett Finch know that they are putting Rugby League on a Wii for indoors!!!! :)
     
  8. Cameron

    Cameron Cambo Premium Member

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    NO PS3 or XBOX 360 thats bull****

    wankers
     
  9. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    The previous efforts were buggy and a poor at best. The wii has potential for actual real passing motions and tackling I just am not sure they will implement it that well
     
  10. The Gronk

    The Gronk Well-Known Member

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    Geez I nearly destroyed my loungeroom playing tennis on the Wii, I reckon I might put my tv through the wall trying to tackle in league. 
     

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