You may not have heard of Home Entertainment Suppliers. It’s
the exclusive distributor for Mad Catz, a company best known for its line of
hardware peripherals. Now, HES is trying its hand at games publishing of the
sporting variety with Jonah Lomu Rugby Challenge, a new entry to the short list
of rugby games available on the PC and consoles.
The game features career, competition, and tournament modes - and up to four-player
online or local multiplayer. Players choose from 93 of the world’s Rugby teams,
like the New Zealand All Blacks, and 1500 players from around the globe. According to developer Sidhe, the experience is
completely customizable with 31 stadium locations with conditions and time of
day options. It also includes a fully customizable player creator with options
to change the player stats and features right down to the size of player’s ear
lobes. For fans of team management, the game offers a 13 season career mode
where player injuries, suspension, and other Rugby related mishaps will come
Expect to see Jonah Lomu Rugby Challenge on
store shelves in the US in mid-October on PC, PS3, 360, and the PS Vita.
Sep 1, 2011