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Zynga buys Clumsy Ninja & Backbreaker dev, NaturalMotion

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 30, 2014 5:35pm PST

Zynga has purchased NaturalMotion for $527 million, a developer best known for the Backbreaker football game and the free-to-play Clumsy Ninja for iOS.


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Backbreaker: Vengeance announced for XBLA

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 14, 2011 7:00am PDT

An Xbox Live Arcade game based upon the Euphoria-powered football game Backbreakers's Tackle Alley mode is due to launch this summer.


"Hmm, definitely the way to go since that mini-game appeared to be the best part of the entire ..."

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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."

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Morpheme Middleware Now Wii-Ready

By Carlos Bergfeld, Oct 11, 2007 5:30pm PDT

Following the string of middleware providers adapting their products for use in developing games for Nintendo's popular console, the newest version...


Nerjyzed Brings the Black College Football Xperience to PC (Updated)

By Steve Gibson and Nick Breckon, Sep 05, 2007 1:23pm PDT

Nerjyzed Entertainment--self-described as an African American-owned digital entertainment company--today announced an Unreal Engine 3-powered...


"They are making this game just down the road from where I work. Why couldnt it be Diablo 3 or ..."

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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...


"Been waiting for this for a long time, but I don't have high hopes that it'll actually be a good ..."

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NaturalMotion Preps for Game Development with Backbreaking Football Title

By Carlos Bergfeld, Aug 23, 2007 10:08am PDT

While commonly cited for its Euphoria animation engine used in upcoming games like LucasArts' Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, NaturalMotion is now...


"Number 54's got the Tiki Barber syndrome, I see- sweet animation, though! i'd love to see this ..."

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Late Night Consoling

By Chris Remo, Feb 28, 2007 8:00pm PST

Paradigm re-ignites Stuntman franchise [ps2] [ps3] [xbox360] In 2002, Atari released Stuntman, a driving game based around recreating movie stunts...


"I really enjoyed the first Stuntman, even though it had some flaws. I am looking forward to ..."

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