Backbreaker's small but extremely passionate following got some bad, but not really unexpected news. "Unfortunately, and unofficially, it is very unlikely that we will revisit [Backbreaker]/full-on football again," the game's lead developer told a forum member.
Yesterday brought word that NaturalMotion, the makers of the popular Backbreaker series of games for iOS devices, had landed a license to make an NFL game. It released today. NFL Rivals, for $2.99 (iTunes), combines the offense and defense games of Backbreaker and Backbreaker: Vengeance with authentic NFL uniforms and…
Torsten Reil, the co-founder and CEO of NaturalMotion, on Sunday tweeted this picture which he says is from an iPhone version of Backbreaker: Vengeance, a spinoff of last year's football game Backbreaker which challenged Madden NFL without any NFL branding. Reil's picture shows someone for the Seattle Seahawks leaping…
Backbreaker: Vengeance got an Xbox Live release date on Wednesday but no price. Now, the game's developer has followed up with one: $15 (1200 Microsoft points.) Not only is that well more than the iOS version of the game and its predecessor (99 cents each) but, as Pasta Padre points out, it's more than what you can…
Backbreaker: Vengeance, the minigame sequel to the more popular elements of last year's Backbreaker, will release on Xbox Live on June 29, but won't be coming to PlayStation 3 outside of Europe.
Backbreaker: Vengeance, a variant on the original Backbreaker's wildly popular "Tackle Alley" mode, will be released for the Xbox 360 over Xbox Live this year by NaturalMotion and 505 Games. It's exclusive to the 360.
Backbreaker developer NaturalMotion offered fans of the series a sneak peek at the next installment in the unlicensed football video game, one that takes a different approach that EA Sports' dominant and NFL backed Madden game. What is it? The developer isn't talking just yet, but Backbreaker fans are kicking around…
Backbreaker's addictive Tackle Alley minigame put you on the field as a ballcarrier juking and spinning his way through 100-yard touchdown runs. Backbreaker 2: Vengeance puts you in the game on defense, blasting those showboats out of the water.
Backbreaker's iPhone version - a port of the popular "Tackle Alley" minigame from the console title - flips the script in a sequel that tasks players with stopping the computer runner. New moves and "super showboating" will also be featured.
NaturalMotion Games, the developer of the football cult fave Backbreaker, is now working on an ice hockey game apparently titled "Icebreaker," according to a video profile by the BBC.
A day after releasing news of its behemoth patch on Xbox 360, the folks who make Backbreaker say its free iPhone version has picked up a Kentucky Fried Chicken sponsorship. Runners will now celebrate with, what else, the Chicken Dance.
New plays, better AI, a suite of replay cameras and new "focus modes" are among features coming to the football title Backbreaker, possibly as soon as Wednesday, through one of the largest patches I've ever seen for a sports game.
This past week I had so much fun tinkering around with a game that I'm almost embarrassed to go back and read my original review. Because I was very hard on Backbreaker.
Rob Donald called it back in May: "I am totally expecting to see ... a perfect recreation of The Last Supper in someone's end zone." The Backbreaker producer hasn't been proven right yet, but one artist is hard at work.
Backbreaker the challenger to Madden NFL that got one very big thing right but a lot of little things wrong (or not at all), will get a "major patch" taking into account community suggestions, the studio said on Friday.