Archive for the ‘Baseball’ Category
  • First trailer for MLB The Show 17 reveals new Retro Mode
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    Posted December 3rd, 2016 at 12:00 pm 4 Comments »
    Today at the PlayStation Experience press briefing developer Sony San Diego unveiled the first trailer for MLB The Show 17. When Ken Griffey Jr. was announced as the cover athlete many wondered if there would be more to it than just his inclusion in Diamond Dynasty and as a free agent in Franchise as has been the case with other legends. They have in fact tapped into the past beyond just that with the introduction of a Retro Mode. Please enable Javascript to watch this video "Retro Mod...
  • World Series Champion Cubs celebrated with new Diamond Dynasty content
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    Posted November 11th, 2016 at 12:00 pm 2 Comments »
    The season may be over but support for Diamond Dynasty mode in MLB The Show 16 continues. Today a new Chicago Cubs Champions Pack and missions tied to a trio of new flashback cards were added. Obtaining the three new flashbacks and completing statistical tasks will unlock Prime Matt Garza. Andrew Cashner (Rookie Flashback) needs to accrue 10 strikeouts, Marlon Byrd (Prime Flashback) must get 5 hits, and Darwin Barney (Prime Flashback) requires 10 fielding assists. Currently on the m...
  • Ken Griffey Jr. featured on MLB The Show 17 cover; three editions of the game detailed
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    Posted October 27th, 2016 at 9:15 am 13 Comments »
    Ken Griffey Jr. will be featured on the cover of MLB The Show 17! Griffey will be available as a playable legend in the game when it releases March 28, 2017. Destined for greatness, no player entered the Big League with more hype than the first pick of the 1987 MLB draft, and no player entered baseball’s Hall of Fame with a higher percentage of the vote than “The Natural.” A legend both on and off the field, “The Kid” inspired a generation of baseball fans with electric play, a co...
  • Deal on Out of the Park Baseball 17
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    Posted October 25th, 2016 at 4:15 pm 2 Comments »
    The Out of the Park Baseball series continues to receive heavy praise as the best sports management sim on the market and this year's edition is significantly discounted during the World Series. OOTP Baseball 17 can be purchased for just $10 (75% off) through November 3. OOTP 17 introduces MLBPA licensing making for the complete full league package of not just teams, logos, uniforms and stadiums, but also all the real player names. That includes historical minor league rosters that trace ...
  • Championship Series Missions introduced in MLB 16 Diamond Dynasty
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    Posted October 17th, 2016 at 6:45 pm No Comments »
    With the ALCS and NLCS underway SCEA has rolled out two new Missions in MLB The Show 16's Diamond Dynasty mode. Owners of the Josh Donaldson and Andrew Miller Rookie Cards will have the new challenges unlocked in order to obtain their current Live Series Cards. Andrew Miller requires 6 wins (he was a starter as a rookie for Detroit). His Rookie Card can currently be purchased from the Marketplace for under 2,000 Stubs. The Live Series Card that would be earned has a value right now of ab...
  • Super Mega Baseball: Extra Innings is free this month on Xbox One
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    Posted October 1st, 2016 at 10:30 am 3 Comments »
    Those with subscriptions to Xbox Live Gold should be familiar with the Games with Gold program that provides a new set of free games every month. Notable for October is the inclusion of Super Mega Baseball: Extra Innings. Released August of last year on Xbox One, SMB: Extra Innings featured additional content and updates that had made it to the PS4 side in the months ahead of its eventual arrival on XB1. Normally priced at $20 the game can now be had for free until the end of the month. ...
  • Super Mega Baseball 2 Coming Next Year
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    Posted September 28th, 2016 at 7:00 am 6 Comments »
    Super Mega Baseball was one of the most pleasant surprises for the sports gaming genre in years. With the near extinction of arcade-style games leaving a void to independent developers, Metalhead Software took advantage despite a lack of licensing and delivered a fun and accessible game with an innovative "Ego" difficulty system. Its release late in 2014 led to unexpected strong consideration for Sports Game of the Year. Today the developer officially announced Super Mega Baseball 2 whic...
  • Edwin Diaz has finally been added to MLB The Show 16 with latest roster update
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    Posted August 26th, 2016 at 5:00 am No Comments »
    The long-awaited debut of Edwin Diaz in MLB The Show 16 is finally here. The rookie phenom of the Mariners who has set records in strikeouts to begin a career and is now 10-for-10 in saves with a strikeout rate over 16 per 9 has been added to the game in today's roster update. It took almost 3 full months for that to happen. He's been given only 90 in K/9 and 89 in Velocity. Notable ratings changes in this week's update include Corey Seager (+2 to 91), Jean Segura (+3 to 87), Seunghwan O...
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