Jonah Lomu Rugby Challenge coming to South Africa

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JONAH LOMU RUGBY CHALLENGE COMING TO SOUTH AFRICA

Johannesburg, South Africa – July 20, 2011 – Megarom Interactive (Pty) Ltd., South Africa’s leading importer and distributor of interactive video games, today announced that it has been appointed as the official distributor of the upcoming rugby game Jonah Lomu Rugby Challenge on XBOX360, PS3 and PC. As a Rugby nation Megarom is very excited to have the opportunity to bring a game that will resonate with the South African audience.

“We are very excited to announce these major competition licenses for Rugby Challenge” said Sebastian Giompaolo, Managing Director for HES. “Inclusion of these top class club leagues adds great depth and appeal to an already deep title for rugby fans all over the world. With our breadth of content, extensive customisation tools, and various modes, people will be playing this game for years to come”. The features and content of Rugby Challenge include:

  • Play in Single Match Mode, Competition Mode, and multi year Career Mode as well as extensive help and Tutorial Mode options available for players new to the sport
  • 93 teams and 31 stadia featured including official team and competition licenses for the All Blacks, the Qantas Wallabies, the USA Eagles, Tri Nations, Bledisloe Cup, Super Rugby teams, Aviva Premiership Rugby, TOP 14 Orange, RaboDirect PRO12, ITM Cup, and Ranfurly Shield
  • Enjoy the game with groups of friends locally, or compete in online multiplayer with support up to 4v4 via PlayStation®Network, Xbox LIVE®, or Steam
  • Create or customise players, teams, and competitions using the extensive customisation tools to shape the game to your own preferences and keep the game fresh season after season
  • Dynamic presentation delivers a true on-field rugby experience with enhanced replay angles, lifelike cut-scenes, rich sound, and real-time commentary from seasoned rugby commentators Grant Nisbett and Justin Marshall

Developed by leading New Zealand game studio Sidhe, Rugby Challenge will release worldwide for PS3 and 360 in Quarter 3 2011, PC will be confirmed at a later date. More information and ongoing updates about the game can be found at the official website http://www.rugbychallengegame.com

Last Updated: July 25, 2011

Geoffrey Tim

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