Backyard Football

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This article describes the video game. For the underlying sport, see Street football (American).
Backyard Football
Backyard Football Logo.png
The current Backyard Football logo.
Genres Sports
Developers Humongous Entertainment
Publishers Atari
Platforms Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Wii, Windows, Xbox 360, Game Boy Advance, Game Boy Advance SP, Macintosh, Nintendo GameCube
Year of inception 1999
First release Backyard Football
Latest release Backyard Sports: Rookie Rush

Backyard Football is a series of video games for various systems. The series was developed by Humongous Entertainment and published by Atari. It is one of several sub-series in the Backyard Sports series, and is the first to feature professional players as kids, examples being Steve Young and Barry Sanders. The series currently has eleven titles.

Backyard Football attempts to recreate the experience of playing American football as children.


Title Year Platforms
Backyard Football 1999 Macintosh, Microsoft Windows
Backyard Football 2002 2001 Macintosh, Windows
Backyard Football 2003 2002 Game Boy Advance, Nintendo GameCube
Backyard Football 2004 2003 Windows
Backyard Football 2005 2005 PlayStation 2
Backyard Football 2006 2005 Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, Windows
Backyard Sports Football 2007 2006 Game Boy Advance
Backyard Football '08 2007 Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Wii, Windows
Backyard Football '09 2008 Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Wii, Windows
Backyard Football '10 2009 PlayStation 2, Wii, Xbox 360
Backyard Sports: Rookie Rush 2010 PC, Nintendo DS, Wii, Xbox 360

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