Archive for the ‘MLB: The Show’ Category
  • Week two roster update for MLB The Show 16 adds more rookies and adjusts some ratings
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    Posted April 18th, 2016 at 10:45 am 8 Comments »
    The first in-season roster update for MLB The Show 16 was primarily utilized to add in rookies who had made their Major League debut. In the second update, which went out today, more rookies have been introduced into the game. After being left out last week, Dae-Ho Lee has made his way into the game, however for some reason placed on the Mariners' AA team rather than the MLB squad. The highest rated new rookie is Brett Nicholas of the Rangers, while Mallex Smith and Nomar Mazara are the o...
  • Details on the second patch for MLB The Show 16 which attempts to fix more problems
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    Posted April 16th, 2016 at 12:30 pm 13 Comments »
    Sony San Diego had to rush out a patch for MLB The Show 16 earlier this month, and now they've quickly pushed through a second urgent update for the game to address the critical issues it has been facing. The new patch includes attempts to fix "Challenge Failed" errors plus other crashes and bugs. The developer is also warning not to use Perks in Road to the Show as a pitcher as it'll cause the game to crash until they can get another patch out at a later date.  (more…)...
  • First in-season roster update is out for MLB The Show 16 adding many rookies
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    Posted April 13th, 2016 at 11:00 am 4 Comments »
    Today the first roster update for MLB The Show 16 went out and it includes many of the rookies that have made their debut early in the season. There are no ratings changes - no need to overreact to a handful of games' worth of data - with the update focusing instead on the new players and any other transactions that have taken place. This roster update is highly anticipated for the addition of players like Trevor Story, Byung Ho Park, Kenta Maeda, and Ross Stripling. Story set the recor...
  • Online issues remain a pressing concern for MLB The Show 16
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    Posted April 12th, 2016 at 7:30 pm 3 Comments »
    Despite multiple server-side updates and a patch, MLB The Show 16 has continued to suffer from online-related issues. Whether it be menu slowdown due to the servers, or an inability to get online games started or completed, the situation has seemingly not improved and in some ways only worsened. Sony San Diego released a statement this evening that work on another emergency patch is ongoing and could release in the "coming days." We are aware of and continue to track and investigate issue...
  • Conquest adds a lot to MLB The Show 16 but drags near the end
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    Posted April 11th, 2016 at 12:30 pm 5 Comments »
    Last year Diamond Dynasty really came into its own as arguably the best of the team-building modes within the sports gaming genre. What it lacked was variety - both in team construction and methods of play - and those issues have been tackled well with MLB The Show 16. The most popular way to play right now based on the results of multiple polls is against the CPU. That comes as somewhat of a surprise considering the always-connected mode was built on head-to-head online competition. How...
  • First patch out now for MLB The Show 16 and it includes a significant bonus
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    Posted April 8th, 2016 at 2:00 pm 18 Comments »
    The first patch for MLB The Show 16 has been pushed live on PlayStation 4. The update includes some bug fixes that have been rushed out to better improve the experience, as it'll take some more time before a patch in response to community feedback can make it out. ♦Online gameplay softlock addressed: the game will no longer get into a pickoff state when a pitch is in flight or when a ball is in play. ♦Extensive work has been done to address the "Challenge failed" issue on PS4. ...
  • Press Row Podcast: MLB The Show 16 Review Roundtable
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    Posted April 8th, 2016 at 9:15 am 5 Comments »
    MLB The Show 16 represents another year forward for a series that knows its many strengths and continues to build on them but may not be doing enough to bolster its areas of weakness. All the while a new issue has emerged in recent days with crippling server drag being felt throughout all the menus severely hampering the experience for all consumers. This review roundtable panel discussion on MLB The Show 16 extensively covers gameplay, graphics, Road to the Show, Franchise, Diamond Dynasty,...
  • MLB The Show 16 suffering from crippling server drag in primetime hours
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    Posted April 7th, 2016 at 9:30 am 23 Comments »
    Yesterday Sony San Diego released a server-side update that fixed some online related issues with MLB The Show 16. What it did not do, however, was address the biggest problem the game is facing right now as it buckles under the server load being faced in primetime hours running from about 3PT-10PT every day. Yesterday offered up the worst experience yet. MLB The Show 16 was essentially rendered completely unplayable unless disconnecting entirely from the internet before starting it up...
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