Backbreaker Archive

  • Contest: Backbreaker Vengeance XBLA Giveaway

    Contest: Backbreaker Vengeance XBLA Giveaway

    Football fans are in a state of euphoria right now, as the NFL lockout has finally come to an end, the free agent frenzy has been absolutely insane, and the season will begin on time without a single, precious game missed. While Backbreaker Vengeance has […]

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  • Backbreaker Vengeance Launch Trailer

    Backbreaker Vengeance Launch Trailer

    Bone-crunching arcade football tackles XBLA tomorrow.

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  • Backbreaker Vengeance – Supremacy Trailer

    Backbreaker Vengeance – Supremacy Trailer

    Tackle Alley becomes a standalone downloadable game next week on Xbox Live Arcade.

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  • Backbreaker Post-Patch Report

    Backbreaker Post-Patch Report

    I don’t believe I’ve ever seen a more comprehensive patch (for a console game) than “Greathouse,” the recent update for NaturalMotion’s innovative football game, Backbreaker. The Greathouse update is not an ordinary bug fixer / performance optimizer. It is an update that completely overhauls fundamental […]

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  • Backbreaker is About to Become a Whole New Game

    Backbreaker is About to Become a Whole New Game

    I haven’t had a chance to fully review it, but Backbreaker, the new anti-Madden football game from NaturalMotion and 505 Games, may just be my favorite football video game of all-time. The NFL 2K games have an edge because of the NFL license, but in […]

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  • How to Build the Ultimate Team in Backbreaker

    How to Build the Ultimate Team in Backbreaker

    Until now, NaturalMotion has largely spent its time hyping up Backbreaker‘s revolutionary tackling animation tech and other on-field gameplay features, but there’s actually much more to the game than bone-crunching hits and fancy camera work. For example, you will be able to create and customize […]

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  • Backbreaker Dev Diary 2 – The Euphoria Revolution

    Backbreaker Dev Diary 2 – The Euphoria Revolution

    Wanna know how all those spectacular tackling animations are generated in Backbreaker? Watch this latest dev diary to find out!

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  • Backbreaker Dev Diary 1 – A New Way to Play Football

    Backbreaker Dev Diary 1 – A New Way to Play Football

    NaturalMotion’s football game Backbreaker promises to completely revolutionize video game pigskin when it ships this May for PS3 and Xbox 360, and this first developer diary video tackles the basic features that make the game so very different from the typical Madden-style football simulation.

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  • NFL Playoffs Start Today, Get in the Mood With New Backbreaker Trailer

    NFL Playoffs Start Today, Get in the Mood With New Backbreaker Trailer

    The NFL Playoffs kick off later today with Wild Card match-ups between the Bengals and Jets and the Cowboys and Eagles, and even though it doesn’t have anything to do with the NFL this new Backbreaker trailer should help get those gridiron juices flowing before […]

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