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Average Player Score Based on 351 ratings
7.2
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Score Breakdown Based on 351 ratings
  1. 10 (77)
  2. 9 (55)
  3. 8 (68)
  4. 7 (53)
  5. 6 (33)
  6. 5 (26)
  7. 4 (12)
  8. 3 (7)
  9. 2 (2)
  10. 1 (18)

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  • User Rating 9

    Kinda a switch but once you get used to it...kinda nice.

    Rated on June 01, 2010 by Bishop49417

    This will be one game that everyone will be way to quick to judge. Im talking take it out of the box play it for 20 minutes, get pissed because its not exactly like madden and dont want to retrain th...

    7 out of 10 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Backbreaker is the start of a revolution in the football and sports genre.

    Rated on June 01, 2010 by HHH2009

    I have been waiting for Backbreaker since i first saw a video for it 2 years ago. It was at that moment i thought that it was going to be an amazing game, and change what we see as a standard football...

    6 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Sweet game in my opinion because you have to do your role on the field right if you wanna have any fun and not just....

    Rated on June 01, 2010 by RPGisTHEbest

    THE GOOD: (yea i know it's long but f***ing suck it up it'l take 3 min tops) alright if you wanna enjoy this game and knock peoples heads off with the AMAZING hits then you gotta play it like you ...

    3 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1

    The Euphoria engine in no way makes up for the **** ass camera angle.....

    Rated on June 01, 2010 by Bob194

    Before the demo came out on Xbox live and before buying the game I was extremely excited for this game. Finally a football game that with the realistic hits enabled by the Euphoria engine. I was get...

    1 out of 14 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    I kinda expected this game to suck..but surprise it doesn't.

    Rated on June 01, 2010 by bigdc

    Been playing this game since midnight last night and it is really fun. Im not going to lie im really sick of the same madden game comming out every year so i welcome any football game with open arms. ...

    1 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5

    Backbreaker - I gave this game the three "P's"....Patience, Practice, and Prayer. None of that fixed it.

    Rated on June 01, 2010 by RicForce

    I wanted....I needed for this game to be decent. Not good, not great...just serviceable. It's close to horrible. It looks good, the create a team is fun and the menus are clean and neat. Just that...

    3 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Complete opposite of Madden: lack of depth, but excellent core gameplay

    Rated on June 01, 2010 by IronMan136

    When you pop in the game, The graphics are immediately eye popping. People can complain about the Player Models all they want and the camera all they want, but I personally think they give Backbreaker...

    1 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    Don't pick up this game expecting it to be like any other football game you've ever played.

    Rated on June 03, 2010 by LunchBr3ak3r

    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 6/3/2010 = 8.5 --> 7.0: After playing a bit more in league play, there is a significant lack of depth. The...

    3 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.5

    Great physics don't make up for a game that is lacking everywhere else.

    Rated on June 02, 2010 by Mix24Mix

    The Euphoria engine has the potential to bring a lot to the football gaming world but Backbreaker simply doesn't bring enough to the table to make this a good game. Once you get past the excellent ph...

    4 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Game is great because its not madden! euphoriah engine is revolutionary! This is only the beginning of better sports!

    Rated on June 02, 2010 by muggy1221

    Backbreaker is a game that deservers a lot of credit. Regardless of how critics are going to look at this game, because they are going to compare it to madden and that will bring low scores because un...

    2 out of 8 found this review helpful.