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Discussion in 'Rugby Video Games & Apps' started by locksley, Aug 30, 2005.

  1. locksley

    locksley Guest

    Just heard that Ubisoft have bought Rugby Challenge from Hip Interactive and it's getting a release after all!!!!! [​IMG]

    Might have some more info in the next couple of weeks. [​IMG]
     
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  3. Bullitt

    Bullitt Guest

    Ubisoft? [​IMG]

    Codies let me down again.
     
  4. I haven't been intrigued or dissapointed by Ubi so I dont know what to expect.

    Nice to know its actually coming out.
     
  5. esoj

    esoj Guest

    very interesting news that ubisoft have picked it up they aren't knowen for sports titles really. I guess ubisoft execpt it to sell well given its european angle and it also gives them a corner in another genre. hopefully this means that the swordfish guys will be back on the board as well to give us info. ubisoft seem to be pretty good with the community with forums on there site. good news for us down under as ubisoft distribute very well down here. I believe in nz their games are distributed by monacao corp or something like that.
     
  6. Muse_Cubed

    Muse_Cubed Guest

    Can't complain, after Ninty, Ubi are my favourite publishers. But great news, let's hope this one comes off nicely [​IMG]
     
  7. Gay-Guy

    Gay-Guy Guest

    Great news Locks!


    Well done Ubisoft for picking up the title. Would have been an absolute tragedy if no one took RC2006 on board. Good to see that the Ubi guys are willing to take a risk on something not totally a guarantee success. Also good to see them willing to help out minor titles rather than sticking with the big ones.

    Here hoping! [​IMG]
     
  8. ak47

    ak47 Guest

    Hasnt UBISOFT got some kind of affiliation with Lucas Arts, or Tom Clancy??

    This is great news, although it is strange that we had 3 publishers in 6 months for this title

    For some reason something tells me UBI get down with the community...I've seen forums or something, but cant quiet put my finger on it [​IMG]
     
  9. esoj

    esoj Guest

    ubiosft publish the tom clancy games not sure if they develop them. ubi defintely get down with the community they have forums for all of their games. ubi seem very limited in the sports genere I did see a forum for and1 games on the site but think that was the only one. ubi though are a one of the best publishes in the buisness without question and have picked up what imo will be a good game from swordfish.
     
  10. ak47

    ak47 Guest

    I think UBI did an F1 game on the N64..............I played it to death. it was awesome
     
  11. Muse_Cubed

    Muse_Cubed Guest

    Ubi have plenty of good series/titles:

    Tom Clancy Stuffs (Splinter Cell, Rainbow 6 etc.)
    Far Cry
    Myst
    IL2
    Silent Hunter
    Prince of Persia
    Beyond Good and Evil
    Rayman

    They've got a great track record, this should gome out nicely [​IMG]
     
  12. ubisoft have got a good track record, but they have managed to produce some flops (chessmaster or charlies angels anyone?). Sure, like most i want this game to be great, but just because a game has a new publisher dosent mean its going to be any better. Still, good that its getting a release.
     
  13. esoj

    esoj Guest

    well publishers normally doesn't do much execpt help with the marketing and distribution side of things. sometimes they also help fund the developement but i don't think ubi will be doing that in this case. there are execption like ea who tend to either involve their staff with the development or lend their resources to the development studio. I think ubi in this case will just distribute and promote the game for swordfish who will be responsible for what the game is like
     
  14. Bull

    Bull Guest

    They also published/developed:
    Brothers in Arms
    Cold Fear
    Rocky
    Champions of Norrath
     
  15. I have completed Rainbow Six 3 and black arrow many times, as they rock.

    But Cold fear looks like a must have.
     
  16. Bull

    Bull Guest

    My brother completed Cold Fear and he really liked it. He's now busy with Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory and is really loving it.
     
  17. will it still be coming out this month?

    or this year atleast..im starvin fa a good sports game ta play!!!!!!!
     
  18. locksley

    locksley Guest

    It was never coming out in August. Rugby Challenge was set (And still looks likely) for an October release.
     
  19. its september here lol

    but cool thanx locks!!!

    october it is!!!!!!!
    ill be the first to purchase this once it hits stores!!!
    *be sitting outside the morning before release wit my tent an discman..waiting for sunrise*...cool beans!!!

    the dawn of jonah lomu 2 is upon us!!!!
    with a new name,same graphics...but an updated roster an updated gameplay
    WAHHHHHHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

    ayo locks will u be gettin an early at this like rugby05?
     
  20. locksley

    locksley Guest

    [​IMG]
     
  21. WOAH!!!!...cool the man is gonna hook it up again!!!!

    THANX ALOT LOCKS!!!..LOOKING FORWARD TO YOUR PREVIEW!!!
     
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