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.
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...
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.
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.
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?
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...