'Bloodbowl' and Beyond: The Most Absurdly Violent Football Games of All Time
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'Bloodbowl' and Beyond: The Most Absurdly Violent Football Games of All Time

The Super Bowl left modesty behind in the distant past. A huge spectacle so ingrained in our culture that we even see news stories about upcoming TV commercials, and the pre-game show lasts twice as long as the game itself. 

As two teams of very large men clad in helmets and body armor prepare to clash on the field of battle in this most American of celebrations, we take a look back at some of the most extreme interpretations of the game over the past 30 years. The video games below all imagine a world where the gridiron is finally unhinged from FCC regulations, becoming the anarchic bloodsport it was always meant to be.