User reviews for World Championship Rugby
7.4 / 10Combined Score
Commentary is monotonous and was quickly switched off, no practice mode, only England and Wales licensed.
The makers of PS1 classic Jonah Lomu Rugby are back with WCR, a rugby game openly aimed at arcade style gaming.
The developers have clearly aimed to do the basics right in this game, and achieve this superbly. The game is very easy to pick up, and the rucks, which have been confusing in most other PSX rugby incarnations, is made simple and easily understood here. This simplification has the added benefit of being "just" i.e. if you choose to go wide, get tackled and your forwards are later arriving at a ruck than theirs, then you lose the ball. Just like the real thing, actually.
Mauls are more confusing and it remains a genuine mystery to me how it is my opposition keeps stealing mine but I can't get theirs. This is largely mitigated, however, by clearing ...