Backbreaker 2: Vengeance
Backbreaker 2: Vengeance
The million-selling Backbreaker Football is back with a vengeance - and this time YOU tackle! Backbreaker 2 again raises the bar for graphics, physical animation and pure fun. You spoke, we listened: tackling, trucking, jumping – it’s all here! Take down the ball carrier in Vengeance Mode, or fight your way to the endzone in the classic Tackle Alley mode. Whatever you do - this is the best Backbreaker yet, so enjoy the ride!
Backbreaker is an intense, arcade football experience. Score touchdowns by sprinting, juking and spinning past waves of oncoming defenders, racking up combos and score multipliers on your way to the endzone!
- The all-new Vengeance Mode turns the tables: now YOU tackle! Can you take down that ball carrier?
- As well as the existing spin and juke moves, you can now jump and truck. It’s a whole new game!
- Really rub your opponents’ noses in it with new multi-touch super showboat! You’ll bag more points, but your player will slow down. What will you risk?
- It’s not going to be easy to get into the endzone. Obstacles and obstructions, such as hurdles and truck gates, are there to make your life that little bit more... challenging.
- Fans of the classic action of the original game won’t be disappointed. Get ready for 100 new waves spread across Tackle Alley and Vengeance mode… this time with a few extra twists!
- Two all-new stadiums have been added, including – for the first time – the breathtaking day-time San Francisco stadium from Backbreaker on Xbox 360 & PlayStation3.
- Backbreaker 2: Vengeance features console-quality lighting and full Retina display resolution. And just like the original Backbreaker Football, the action is powered by NaturalMotion’s Morpheme and Endorphin animation technologies – now even smoother and more physical!
"Brilliant!!!" - EDGE Magazine
"You'll absolutely LOVE Backbreaker 2!" - 148 Apps
"The graphics are sensational! A great follow-up!" - Slide to Play
"The most addictive sports game I've played on an iPhone" - Maxim
"It feels like PS3/360 gaming on a tiny little screen… it’s THAT good! Just do yourself a favor and play the frickin game" - The Appera
"Backbreaker Football looks amazing and the animations are topnotch. But you'd expect this of NaturalMotion - which provided the animation engine for GTA IV." - Pocketgamer
Developed by Ideaworks Game Studio
Published by NaturalMotion
With over 3 million downloads, Backbreaker Football has become an App Store phenomenon as one of the best-selling sports titles on the platform and a showcase for the power of smartphone technology.
NaturalMotion wanted to create a mobile game that recreated the cutting-edge animation and graphics from their console franchise. Marmalade was an obvious choice, allowing them to deliver console-quality visuals, stay within an industry-standard C++ development environment, and deploy content not only to iOS and Android but also to other emerging platforms.
As part of the process, NaturalMotion joined the Airplay Partners Program, and made their “morpheme” advanced animation technology available for Marmalade. Any Marmalade app can now leverage this technology to provide stunningly realistic character animation.
"Our goal was to build a game with high-end graphics, and a highly addictive, casual gameplay” said Torsten Reil, CEO NaturalMotion Games. “Marmalade has delivered on all fronts."
When the first Android tablets were launched, NVIDIA opened up the TegraZone portal within Android Market, and was keen to showcase the highest-quality tablet games on the planet. Backbreaker Football was top of their list, and the game was overhauled graphically. Marmalade’s full support for OpenGL ES 2.0 allowed effects such as render-to-texture (for the stadium Jumbotron screens) and full character self-shadowing.
Through its placement in the Marmalade Apps Program, NaturalMotion Games has received additional revenue advances and royalties by having Backbreaker Football delivered to Samsung Apps (bada) and Ovi Store (Symbian).