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7.4 out of 10

Rugby 08

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Overall 8
8.0

Rugby 08

GamesRadar
24 June 2012
  • Pros: Winning the World Cup, All the best players are here, Superb dual stick controls
  • Cons: Passing can be frustrating, Occasional choppiness, No online play
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Overall 9
8.8

Rugby 08

Playstation Illustrated
2 March 2008
  • Excerpt: After Rugby 07 was a no-show, I was more than ready to get my boots into Rugby 08 . Number one, I love the game itself, but I tried to be impartial. It is so hard to do. By comparisons, it is the best Rugby game out there, because here in the States, it is the only Rugby game out there. We need a game like this to get us through the sevens season and touch league for training. It could be bad and still be great.
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Overall 7
7.2
Gameplay 8
8.2
Graphics 8
7.9
Sound 7
7.1
Control 7
6.7
Addiction 7
7.3

Expert Review

PSX Extreme
9 August 2007
  • Excerpt: Rugby is one of the most brutal and punishing sports on earth - it's very much like football only without the padding - so the concept seems perfect for a video game. From scrums to diving tackles to all-out hectic team running, there's always something happening; hence, the action rarely falters.
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Rugby 08

NZGamer.com
25 July 2007
Overall 7
7.0

Rugby 08 Review (PS2)

Yet Another Review Site
10 September 2007
  • Excerpt: Carry the Dreams of a Nation…and an egg-shaped Ball Rugby: A game played by hard men with odd-shaped balls! I am not sure that is the definition of the sport that appears in the Oxford dictionary, but it sure makes a good intro to a video games review. Rugby seems to be a sport that is not particularly high on the list of priorities for EA.
  • Pros: Easy to pick up and play,fully liciened Rugby World Cup 2007, Sweet Line-outs.
  • Cons: No online Multiplyer, similar to Rugby 06,passing not always instant.
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Overall 7
7.0

Rugby 08 PS2 Review

DarkZero
10 August 2007
  • Excerpt: Rugby games have something of a torrid time. Unlike their spherical shaped counter part, they don’t have the time, attention and money lavished on them that comes from being a multi-million seller franchise. Thankfully then, rugby is seeing something of a renaissance in Europe (well in the UK at least), something that is enhanced by the upcoming World Cup in September this year.
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Overall 8
7.5

Rugby 08 Review

PALGN
9 August 2007
Overall 7
6.8
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 7
6.5
Sound 7
7.0
Lastability 7
6.5

Rugby 08

JeuxVideo.fr
4 March 2008
  • Excerpt: La Coupe du Monde de Rugby est au coeur de toutes les discussions sportives du moment. L'évènement sera lancé d'ici quelques jours en France, l'occasion pour notre XV national de tenter de devenir le second pays de l'hémisphère nord à conquérir le trophée William Webb Ellis. Et comme d'habitude, EA marque de son empreinte le marché actuel en proposant le jeu officiel de la compétition.
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Overall 6
6.1
Gameplay 6
6.0
Graphics 7
6.5
Sound 8
8.0
Lifespan 6
5.5

Expert Review

Playingzone
4 February 2008
  • Conclusion: Rugby 08 n'est pas encore la simulation de Rugby que l'on attend. Il faut dire que le peu d'aficionados de ce genre de sport sur console ne pousse pas les éditeurs à se surpasser. Nettement améliorée par rapport à Rugby 06, cette mouture 08 continue d'être agréable à jouer, mais lassera les plus pointilleux. À quelques jours de la Coupe du Monde, il faudra se contenter de ce titre à prix abordable pour revivre le sacre du XV de France.
  • Pros: Un jeu pour la coupe du monde de rugby, le seul jeu de rugby
  • Cons: Une IA et une gestion du jeu assez moyenne, la licence très incomplète
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Overall 7
7.0

Rugby 08

multiplayer.it
8 October 2007
  • Summary: Poco popolare nel nostro paese, il rugby torna alla ribalta in occasione dei campionati del mondo. Ed EA Sports non si fa sfuggire l'occasione...
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