This Week in Mobile Gaming

In this week’s football edition, we try to impress the scouts, get drafted and make it to the pros, juke our way to the end zone, split the uprights to get three on the board, and use our skills to defend the football galaxy!

NCAA Football 11 iPhone

NCAA Football 11: Choose from over 55 college teams or create your own from the ground up and take your team through a full season, earn bids to the bowls and become the national champions. The customization covers uniforms, stadiums, colors, team names and you can assign your team a fight song from your iTunes library. Multiplayer is also supported via bluetooth, so you can rival your friends. Games are commentated by college football voices, Lee Corso and Kirk Herbstreit. Check out our review of the console version, and check out the mobile version for $4.99 in the app store.

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Madden NFL 11 iPhone

Madden 11: The mobile version of the console classic (check out T.J.’s review), but maintains the feature packed delivery. The graphics are insanely detailed, and some of the mechanics in the console version are in the iPhone version as well. GameFlow, Total Defensive Control and the ability to draw hot routes adds to the gameplay in the mobile edition. The game includes all the teams with the full rosters, and includes 4 modes – bluetooth multiplayer, season mode, playoff mode and exhibition. $7.99 in the app store.

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Backbreaker iPhone

Backbreaker: Fight your way to the endzone by juking, spinning and sprinting your way through the defense. Each level adds more players to get by, as well as limiting pathways to run. You can choose from six fictional teams, customize by putting your name on the back of the jersey, changing skin tone and using your favorite number. There are two modes, challenge and endurance, both with different difficulty levels. You can unlock more content by earning gold helmets and passing challenges. 99 cents in the app store.

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Flick Kick Field Goal iPhone

Flick Kick Field Goal: After breaking tackles and fighting your way through the defense, tack on a few extra points and stick it to the other team. You control the angle and curve of your kick, and flick to split the uprights. Wind is a factor, which comes from any of the 360 degrees and can be a breeze to heavy winds. The game modes include sudden death, arcade mode, time attack and practice mode. You can also challenge your friends using the leaderboards and achievements via OpenFeint.  99 cents in the app store.

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Steve Young Football!: As NFL hall of famer Steve Young, you have to defend the football galaxy by making your way to the end zone in 80 various levels. In each level you must avoid obstacles, and battle pigs, crazy fans, tornados and more by flicking Steve around the screen. Check out the gameplay trailer above, and below check out the hilarious Crossfire spoof of the game as well as Steve explaining the truth about football. Steve Young Football is 99 cents in the app store.

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Ranters, what sports game are you playing on your mobile devices? Who’s your team in the NFL? Spark up the conversation in the comments!

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