Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a King

WII / RPG / Release: May 12, 2008 / ESRB: U

Backbreaker Demo Hits Xbox 360

By Chris Faylor, May 21, 2010 10:20am PDT

Offering a chance to try before you buy, a sample of NaturalMotion's physics-driven football game Backbreaker is now available though the Xbox...


"I downloaded the demo. I played it and I loved it. I cant say its PERFECT, but its fun, fast and ..."

- rtricoche see all 7 comments

Backbreaker in Stores June 1; New Trailer Shows Team Customization

By Brian Leahy, May 04, 2010 4:20pm PDT

505 Games and NaturalMotion will be bringing physics-heavy football to the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on J


"What will be curious if you'll be able to use someone's "saved creations" through the USB ..."

- 3dchipset see all 8 comments

Backbreaker Trailer Goes Over the Shoulder

By Chris Faylor, Mar 25, 2010 8:00pm PDT

Unlike some other sports titles, NaturalMotion's physics-driven footballer Backbreaker has players controlling the action from an over the shoulder, not overhead, view. Why? Let's turn to the developers themselves, and see what they have to say. Fellas?


"Good use of depth of field. The animations have a dynamic and pretty realistic feel to them. ..."

- SeraphielX see all 17 comments

Backbreaker Trailer Looks Behind-the-Scenes

By Chris Faylor, Feb 08, 2010 2:50pm PST

Taking a few stabs at competitor Madden NFL, developer NaturalMotion uses this developer diary to detail how its physics-driven PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 footballer Backbreaker differs from other games. For example, a lower camera view. "You'r


"seems like it's going to look very very pretty, but I'm really curious how fun it's going to be ..."

- hillemania see all 14 comments

Backbreaker Trailer Shows 'Next Level' Football

By Chris Faylor, Jan 07, 2010 10:50am PST

"This is the next level," declares the video embedded below. "This is Backbreaker." Coming from "euphoria" real-time animation technology developer NaturalMotion, the physics-driven football game is due on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3


"EA should just buy this company and include the tech in next madden. "

- SpeedComraD see all 21 comments

NaturalMotion's Backbreaker Due Next Spring

By Chris Faylor, Dec 01, 2009 10:20am PST

First unveiled in August 2007, NaturalMotion's physics-driven PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 football game Backbreaker has finally found a publisher...


"I have next to no interest in sport, but this still looks juicy."

- etherealrhythm see all 14 comments

WiiWare Launches with 6 Games in North America: Final Fantasy, LostWinds, Pop, Blackjack, More

By Chris Faylor, May 12, 2008 7:08am PDT

Staying true to its long ago promise, Nintendo today launched WiiWare, its storefront for original downloadable Wii games, with six titles:...


"From Eurogamer: After an hour of playing any of the games you will get your chance to score the ..."

- megarust32 see all 19 comments

Video Teases GTA 4 Animation Technology

By Chris Faylor, Apr 25, 2008 12:58pm PDT

When it arrives next Tuesday, Rockstar North's Grand Theft Auto IV (PS3, X360) will be the first retail game to feature NaturalMotion's euphoria...


"This tech is SO MUCH BETTER than ragdoll. I always hated ragdoll it looked so fake like ..."

- poopster2 see all 146 comments

New Backbreaker Media Tackled

By Maarten Goldstein, Apr 17, 2008 11:15am PDT

New screenshots and a gameplay movie are now available for Backbreaker (PS3, X360), the upcoming football game from NaturalMotion. The shots and...


"So does this mean we can look forward to some serious virtual Joe Theismann moments? Nice."

- xopher see all 33 comments

WiiWare DLC Pricing Detailed in My Life as a King

By Aaron Linde, Apr 02, 2008 3:30pm PDT

Square Enix's initial WiiWare offering Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a King has been updated in Japan with downloadable content,...


"I will probably check out the base game and base my purchase of the DLC on how much I enjoy it. ..."

- Evil Benius see all 5 comments

GDC 08: Square Enix Releases New Final Fantasy CC: My Life as a King Screenshots

By Nick Breckon, Feb 21, 2008 3:05pm PST

In advance of the Game Developers Conference lecture on the title, Square Enix has released a smattering of screenshots for its upcoming WiiWare...


"Uwe Boll is gonna be pissed. He wants his dungeon siege sequel title back :`("

- grabbie see all 4 comments

Interview: Backbreaker's Matt Sherman

By Carlos Bergfeld, Aug 31, 2007 10:00am PDT

NaturalMotion, makers of the Euphoria motion engine being used in LucasArts' upcoming Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, recently unveiled its first...