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ESPN Linebacker

ESPN Linebacker

       iOS iPhone

Be the Linebacker in ESPN Arcade’s most popular game online now available on the iPhone and iPod touch. Get past blockers, stick the running back, and defend your end zone!

Game features include:
• Joystick Mode
• Accelerometer Mode
• Dive Tackles
• Unlock Special Moves
• Global and Local Leaderboards
• Live ESPN Sports Feed Ticker
• Infinite Gameplay
• Adjustment for Left Handed and Right Handed Players

Move the Linebacker using the joystick, or tilt the iPhone/iTouch in accelerometer mode. When you have caught the running back, you automatically tackle him. If you are too far away, press the dive button for a hard hitting distance tackle. You are given 5 defensive stands (lives) to start. You can earn more as you progress through the levels. Submit your score to the global leaderboard to see how you stack up against other Linebackers.

Special Moves:
As you pass through the levels you unlock moves that enable you to get through blockers. Each time you earn a new move, it gets added to your Special Move Button which will appear in the right corner.

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Last changed:
Feb 01, 2010
4.5 MB

Current Version Average Rating:
3.00 (547)

All Versions Average Rating:
3.00 (551)
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ESPN Linebacker 3.00 out of 5 based on 547 ratings.