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Backbreaker Football

Not Rentable
Also on:PS3
GF Rating
5.2

1476 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
9

Excellent

Realistic Football Experience, lacking simulation

posted by Punisher12 (FAIRMONT, WV) Jun 8, 2010

Member since Jul 2009

6 out of 8 gamers (75%) found this review helpful

Backbreaker comes out with its euphoria engine to give football a new meaning. Everything makes you feel like your a player on the field. Every tackle, every moment, every play feels like a unique moment. Team customization makes your possibilities endless. If you head over to the Backbreaker Forums there are people making NFL Teams with NFL rosters to make this game every bit better. As the price for this game was 50$ I believe it was a bit expensive as I believe this as more a Tech demo to show euphoria rather than providing a simulation football game. All in all, the game is really fun to play and expect NFL teams on the Backbreaker forums if all you need is the NFL teams on BB. All in all the game lacks simulation football and game types but provides a more realistic experience than Madden. If your looking for a completely different experience of football to immerse yourself in or your just getting tired of Madden then this game is for you. Remember, this is Backbreaker, NOT MADDEN. If your looking for a experience like Madden, or looking to compare this to Madden then look elsewhere. Review the game for what its worth, not based off what another football game has and this doesnt.

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GF Rating
8

Very Good

madden killer

posted by sgtsyko (ASHBURN, VA) Jun 5, 2010

Member since May 2009

6 out of 8 gamers (75%) found this review helpful

this game offers a new football experince using an advanced physics engine

pros

-solid gameplay
-realistic takles
-good controls
-reasonable diffuculty on harder difficulties
-solid online mp

cons

-dumb qb AI on low difficulty settings
-not alot of depth game mode wise but still a good offering

other

the camera is incredibly different but once adjusted it is a perfiect translation of what a qb has to do to go through his reads you have to make the presnap read of who you think is open and then go through your progerssion if the reciever isn't

some people have complained about the line not giving enough time it gives about 3 seconds on averge which is actually what most qbs get in the nfl minus the Patriots who get an averege of 7 seconds in the pocket so very realistic

this game is one of the best football games ever and its only the first installment cant wait to see what the have in store for the second and what they add depth wise

one more thought this game was intially intended for an arcade release and whenever you switch from one type of release to another it can cause problems but this so far doesn't have to many

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

backbreaker football

posted by macsmiff (ENDICOTT, NY) Jun 2, 2010

Member since Jun 2006

8 out of 12 gamers (67%) found this review helpful

this game has an unbelievable physics system in it. the tackles are so realistic and the way the game runs is also. absolute rental/buy!!

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