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    Posted: 20 Feb 2019 at 11:59
I see people lamenting the poor reach of Rugby to youth, and declining participation rates. I would submit that the one easy solution to this would be for World Rugby to ensure that there is a strong Rugby video game on the market. I see British kids buying Madden (an American football juggernaut of a video game series) but there isnt any rwgular Rugby gamd released. Thoughts?
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Personally I dont see video games as the answer to this issue. Kids buy games like Fifa because they already have an interest in football, not the other way around. I believe kids need would need to already be interested in the sport to want to play a rugby video game.
Also I think the reason that all attempts at making a rugby game have failed is because of the complicated, unpredictable and highly skilled nature of the sport itself. Its very difficult to translate that into a video game.
That's just my thoughts on it.
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