Arcade-style lovers of pigskin titles are getting two great games: Tecmo Bowl Throwback as a digital download and the upcoming Backbreaker from natural motion. The latter presents you with plenty of player customization (make your own logos, teams, etc.), and here's a video that teaches you the art of passing. This "art" is certainly simplified but that doesn't mean it won't be fun. In fact, once you get the hang of it - which shouldn't take long - you'll be able to sling it about with the best of 'em. It's not Madden but then again, it isn't supposed to be.
5/19/2010 Ben Dutka