SCRUM-tious! Rugby 15 Available Now

Walnut Creek, California (EastBayDaily) — Sports lovers and rugby enthusiasts can now bring the fastest growing sport in America to their living rooms: Maximum Games announces the arrival of Rugby 15, the first next-gen rugby game! In Rugby 15, gamers can get down and dirty with professional teams, build their own leagues, and compete against friends. Rugby 15 is available today on PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system.

Rugby 15 comes from acclaimed developers, HB Studios, famous for smash gaming franchises including Madden, FIFA, Tiger Woods PGA Tour, and Rugby World Cup. HB Studios is the acknowledged leader in developing sports games that suit players of all skill levels and interests. Accordingly, Rugby 15 offers three gaming modes that are perfectly suited for the beginner, casual, and expert player.

Including rosters from four licensed European leagues (TOP 14, Aviva Premiership Rugby, PRO 12, and PRO D2), Rugby 15 also offers gamers the chance to create unique teams with custom logos, colors and players. Professional sports-casting, variable weather conditions, and authentic AI behavior deliver unsurpassed real-world gameplay.

A number of bonus features can be found at http://www.maximumgames.com/rugby-15, including the Recruiter Elite Training Guide, offering advice and instruction from USA National Team Player, Colin Hawley. Die-hard fans are also invited to “Show Your Game Face,” and qualify to win a PS4™ system, copy of Rugby 15, an official Maximum Games rugby shirt, and a mini-ball signed by Colin Hawley. All this and more awaits gamers at http://www.maximumgames.com/rugby-15.

“Rugby 15 puts players in the thick of the action, recreating the thrills, excitement, and passion of one of the world’s most popular sports,” said Len Ciciretto, president of Maximum Games. “If you can handle it, it’s the next best thing to an on-field game.”

To view the official Rugby 15 trailer, watch the new-player tutorial, enter the Rugby 15 Game Face Sweepstakes, and download bonus content, please visit http://www.maximumgames.com/rugby-15.

About Maximum Games

Maximum Games is committed to providing quality entertainment for the gamer in everyone. Our mission is to give all people, regardless of age or interest, a solid gaming experience. We deliver premier, cross-generational console and digital titles around the world, pushing our creative limits to foster innovation in video game entertainment. For more information, please visit http://www.maximumgames.com.

About HB Studios

Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada, HB Studios is an electronic entertainment software company that specializes in creating console, mobile, handheld and PC games. To date, HB has shipped 45 titles, selling over 23 million units, and contributed to 19 others. More information about HB Studios and its products can be found on the company's website, http://www.hb-studios.com.

About the Ligue Nationale de Rugby

The Ligue Nationale de Rugby (LNR) organizes, inspects, develops, manages and promotes French professional rugby, and provides assistance and advice to its 30 clubs. The TOP 14 is comprised of the 14 best rugby clubs and the PRO D2, which is the second professional division, with16 clubs. The TOP 14 champion is decided in a final playoff match that takes place at the Stade de France (90,0000 seats), near Paris, and is awarded the famous Bouclier de Brennus.

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