There Will Be No Backbreaker 2 as Its Studio is Moving Away from…

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. » 10/07/11 8:30pm 10/07/11 8:30pm

The National Football League Meets Backbreaker in NFL Rivals

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… » 9/08/11 9:30am 9/08/11 9:30am

Did Backbreaker Just Get an NFL License?

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… » 9/07/11 8:30pm 9/07/11 8:30pm

Backbreaker: Vengeance Costs More than Backbreaker's Current Price

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 pay … » 6/24/11 6:00pm 6/24/11 6:00pm

Backbreaker Studio Hits the Ice With Icebreaker for the iPhone

First spied in development seven months ago, Icebreaker will arrive on the iTunes App Store next week as a hockey-style complement to Backbreaker, the football title whose "Tackle Alley" minigame saw tremendous success as an iPhone port. » 5/25/11 11:20pm 5/25/11 11:20pm

Backbreaker's Officially Bigtime Now — It's Sold Out To KFC

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. » 8/03/10 6:30pm 8/03/10 6:30pm