Archive for the ‘MLB: The Show’ Category
  • Review of MLB The Show 16
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    Posted March 30th, 2016 at 12:15 pm 22 Comments »
    There are always few surprises with MLB The Show. Consumers can trust they're going to get terrific gameplay and visuals with consistent offline modes and commentary that have arguably started to fall behind the times. Last year though Diamond Dynasty rose up to become a favorite of many and even pulled off an upset win for the Community Award of Best Team-Building Mode. That coincided with the first satisfactory online experience in series' history. Diamond Dynasty received the most upg...
  • MLB The Show 16 Diamond Dynasty Videos
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    Posted March 29th, 2016 at 10:30 am 4 Comments »
    The servers for MLB The Show 16 were not activated until the game released. With online-related features now accessible I'll be going through them over the next couple days. Diamond Dynasty this year has new types of cards, the ability to play against friends, daily Inside Edge ratings adjustments, and two completely new ways to play. Check out the videos recorded so far from Diamond Dynasty, with the first 25 man roster draft and game in Battle Royale, first game played in Conquest, the ...
  • The new legends in MLB The Show 16
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    Posted March 28th, 2016 at 10:45 am 17 Comments »
    MLB The Show 16 will have a total of 30 new legends in addition to the 30 that debuted in the series last year. Only 25 of the new ones are available at launch however, with the remaining players being held in secret until unspecified dates in the future. Here's a look at those 25 new legends, their ratings, age, and contract demands for Franchise purposes. Cards for the legends will also be available within Diamond Dynasty.  (more…)...
  • First day MLB The Show 16 videos
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    Posted March 24th, 2016 at 4:00 pm 9 Comments »
    MLB The Show 16 is only a matter of days from release, and with a a copy of the game in-hand I've been live streaming, posting details and screenshots to Twitter, and putting out some gameplay and informational videos. Check out all of those videos so far below. Online servers will not be turned on until Monday so Diamond Dynasty and other online-connected features can not be accessed until then. Look for a full review of the game to post next Tuesday afternoon or early Wednesday. (more&...
  • MLB The Show 16 Giveaway
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    Posted March 16th, 2016 at 1:30 pm 46 Comments »
    Thanks to all those that entered. The winner has been contacted through email. The biggest sports gaming release for the first half of the year is nearly here with MLB The Show 16's arrival now under two weeks away. The site giveaways return to celebrate that with the winner receiving a copy of the game on PlayStation 4. Look for a second giveaway of the game coming within the next week through the Hit The Pass Twitter account as well. There are several ways to qualify and each one c...
  • The top rated players in MLB The Show 16
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    Posted March 11th, 2016 at 3:00 pm 19 Comments »
    Two players will open up MLB The Show 16 rated 99 Overall: Clayton Kershaw and Mike Trout. It'll be their third year staking claim to the highest rating in the game. Bryce Harper is now ranked as the third best player at 97 Overall, passing by Miguel Cabrera who has slipped down to 96. In total there are 35 players rated 90+ made up of 17 position players, 14 starting pitchers, and 4 relievers. That's up slightly from the 33 players that started MLB 15 above 90 and the 29 that were there...
  • More on the two new ways to play in MLB The Show 16 Diamond Dynasty
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    Posted March 9th, 2016 at 6:00 am 7 Comments »
    While the basic descriptions were leaked through retail channels earlier, SCEA has now gone further into detail on the two new ways to play that will be found in MLB The Show 16's Diamond Dynasty Mode: Battle Royale and Conquest. Battle Royale adapts the concept found with Draft Champions in Madden NFL 16 and FUT Draft in FIFA 16. The online head-to-head games are played with teams that have been drafted. There is a cost of entry with "Stubs" for each tournament and card packs given as re...
  • MLB The Show 16 will have a draft mode of its own in Diamond Dynasty
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    Posted March 5th, 2016 at 4:15 pm 9 Comments »
    One of the most popular additions to any sports game last year was Draft Champions in Madden NFL 16. That mode allowed people to creatively craft a team's roster through a limited draft and then use the team without any lengthy commitment being required. EA Sports followed that up with a similar mode in FIFA 16, known as FUT Draft, though instead of being independent it was contained within Ultimate Team mode. Now it appears MLB The Show 16 will have its own "draft" mode to be associ...
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