||PS2, XBOX, PC
||October 26th 2006
||Tru Blu Games
||Australia - Home Entertainment Suppliers
||Sports Horse Racing
||Online play supported 1-8 players
by Sidhe Interactive (New Zealand) and published by Tru Blu Entertainment (Australia),
Challenge brings the energy and excitement of the great race into homes
all around the country.
The features of Melbourne Cup
Official licenses including access to the Emirates Melbourne Cup
Race, Flemington Race Course, Classic Caulfield, The Caulfield Cup, Royal Ascot
Race Course, leading jockey Frankie Dettori, and more.
Multiplayer online play for all platforms, allowing competitive
and friendly play over the Internet with up to 8 people.
Multiple game modes including Season Mode, Jockey Challenge,
Betting Party, and Simulation Mode.
In depth Season Mode including auctions, horse breeding,
training, personnel hiring and firing, and stable management.
Highly detailed graphics including realistic horses and jockeys,
weather effects, and accurately modelled Australian and international race
Live race commentary by Matthew Hill from Sky Channel.
Lifelike horse and jockey animation, motion captured by Weta
Digital, the VFX wizards behind The Lord of the Rings movie trilogy.
Official website for the Melbourne Cup Challenge game
Official website of Tru Blu games
Game developer Sidhe Interactive's website