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Backbreaker
6.7 out of 10

Backbreaker

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Overall 6
6.0

Backbreaker review

GamesRadar
24 June 2012
  • Pros: Two-player split-screen, Hard-hitting running, Deep create-a-team/logo/uniform mode
  • Cons: One camera view. And it stinks, Controls could be simpler, Shallower than Madden in every way
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Overall 7
7.0
Video quality 8
8.0

Backbreaker: Vengeance

BluRay Authority
28 January 2012
  • Excerpt: The realm of football video games has narrowed in recent years, as the NFL’s license became exclusive to one franchise. But some options still remain available, one of which was Backbreaker, which had impressive visuals and brutal hits.
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Overall 5
5.3
Funfactor 6
6.0
Longevity 5
5.0

Backbreaker: Vengeance Review

gamingillustrated.com
3 August 2011
  • Excerpt: Backbreaker: Vengeance continues on the tradition (or lack there of) of football games in the gaming community that no longer features 11 on 11 play. Like every other game since the 2nd Bush administration, thanks to EA sports, we get several mini games that gives us a taste of gridiron action on a...
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 7
7.0

Backbreaker: Vengeance – Review (Xbox 360 / XLBA)

Gametactics
2 August 2011
  • Conclusion: Solid game whose strongest suit is the multiplayer.
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Overall 7
7.0

Backbreaker Vengeance Review

ztgd.com
13 July 2011
  • Excerpt: When Backbreaker was released last year, I thought it had potential. The Euphoria engine was great at rendering tackles and animations, making for a smooth playing football game.
  • Pros: + Great animations, + Supremacy mode with friends, + Lots of challenges
  • Cons: Modes offer little variety, Price is a bit steep, Some wonky collision issues
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Overall 3
3.0
Gameplay 8
7.5
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 5
5.0

Backbreaker: Vengeance Review (XBLA)

Gamers Daily News
12 July 2011
  • Summary: This is a bizarre case of the games being good for what they are while the product itself is massively overpriced. If Backbreaker: Vengeance is ever reduced to about $2 to $4 USD, it might be worth a look. Otherwise, this offers terrible value for your money and should be avoided.
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Overall 9
8.5

Backbreaker Vengeance

Operation Sports
4 July 2011
  • Excerpt: Rushing in, you boldly take the ball. Defenders are everywhere, but somehow your body and this ball have to get around the wet mulch pile, over the wooden bench, through the foursquare area and finally into the clear.
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Overall 4
3.5

Backbreaker Vengeance

Total Xbox
29 June 2011
  • Excerpt: Believe it: the near-daily courtroom drama of the NFL lockout is exponentially more entertaining than this, a limp XBLA spinoff of unlicensed footballer Backbreaker’s Tackle Alley mini-game.
  • Pros: +Tackles look realistic thanks to Euphoria animation technology..., + Tackles look realistic thanks to Euphoria animation technology..., + ...but none of it is showcased when you’re mostly trying to avoid contact.
  • Cons: - Gameplay is pretty much color-coded boredom., ? Is this just a lame cash-in on the iPhone version?
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Overall 6
5.6
Graphics 7
7.0
Sound 5
5.0
Control 5
5.0
Addiction 6
6.0

Backbreaker Review

Cheat Code Central
5 March 2011
Overall 6
6.0

Backbreaker Vengeance

Square-Go
17 February 2011
  • Excerpt: The NFL franchise and all of its teams and players has been tightly held onto since John Madden first lent his support of the idea back in the late 80s. Then back in 2010, the makers of the groundbreaking animation engine Euphoria, NaturalMotion, thought it was time to break the hold and release an...
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