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Zynga buys NaturalMotion for $527M, cuts workforce 15%

Zynga has made its first big move under new CEO and former Microsoft head Don Mattrick, acquiring CSR Racing developer NaturalMotion for $527 million. The UK and US-based developer did well for itself with the mobile hit CSR Racing, but is ...

 
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“You come at the king, you best not miss,” says stick-up man Omar Little in The Wire, when he retaliates against the Barksdale organization after they put a bounty on his head and tried to take him out. Madden is ...   read

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Backbreaker is out today, so learn about its modes

At long last, Backbreaker is here -- NaturalMotion's Euphoria-engine-powered football game is in stores today, and it offers some pretty deep modes. Check out the video above, the last one in a series of tutorials, to find out about B...

 
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How to play defense in Backbreaker

Backbreaker is a football game, but it doesn't play like most football games you might be used to. That's why NaturalMotion is producing all these tutorial videos -- to give players a heads-up so that they don't complain when they're ...

 
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PSA: Backbreaker demo available now for XBL Gold members

NaturalMotion's Backbreaker isn't only special because it's the first sports videogame ever to use the Euphoria engine. Its simplified, pick-up-and-play control scheme is also notable, and in the tutorial above, you can learn how...

 
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Learn about Backbreaker's running game in this tutorial

Backbreaker, the long-awaited football game from NaturalMotion, is almost here. Set for release on June 1st, it's promising a completely physics-based game experience unlike anything you've ever seen before in a football videogame. It also...

 
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This Backbreaker ad is coming to a TV near you

I haven't played NaturalMotion's Backbreaker since E3 2009, and while I liked what I saw, I feel like the game is going to need a major marketing campaign if it wants to avoid getting lost in the shuffle of big-name releases this spri...

 
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Get introduced to Backbreaker with a trailer and images

At Destructoid, we've been keeping our eyes on NaturalMotion's Backbreaker for quite some time. The game promises a hard-hitting, more-realistic-than-ever football simulation, and it still looks pretty damn impressive in these screens...

 
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Things have not been great for fans of football videogames, and that is the American kind I'm talking about. Throwing the ol' digital pigskin around hasn't been bad, per se, for EA has done a fine job of recreating the Americ...   read

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Backbreaker dev diary 2 tells you why Euphoria is awesome

NaturalMotion believes that its Euphoria engine is a groundbreaking bit of technology. But in case its use in Grand Theft Auto IV and Star Wars: The Force Unleashed didn't blow you away, the studio has filmed a second develo...

 
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New Backbreaker trailer brings the pain

Details on NaturalMotion’s Backbreaker have been scarce since I played the game back at E3, but once the game found a publisher in 505 Games last month, I figured we’d be seeing something new relatively soon. Well, I suppose th...

 
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505 Games picks up NaturalMotion's Backbreaker

505 Games has revealed itself as the publisher of NaturalMotion's alternative-to-Madden football title, Backbreaker, for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The title was originally revealed as an Atari-published product a bazillion years ago, ...

 
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Matsuura is thinking about how to use Natal

Masaya Matsuura may not be a household name even in most gaming households, but when you say that he's the man behind PaRappa the Rapper then most people's ears pick up as they know the man has some serious cred in the music game business. ...

 
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Hey, remember Backbreaker? You know, that other football game that was announced forever ago -- the one that runs on the Euphoria engine, the one we’ve seen neither hide nor hair of in more than a year? Well, contrary ...   read

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New screens and first footage of NaturalMotion's Backbreaker

For those of you who are sick of the Madden monopoly on football games, here’s something that may pique your interest. Backbreaker is a football videogame under development by NaturalMotion. If that name sounds familiar, it’s ...

 

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