Archive for the ‘Baseball’ Category
  • New and modified rewards for Battle Royale with patch to MLB The Show 16
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    Posted July 21st, 2016 at 1:00 pm No Comments »
    A new patch went out today for MLB The Show 16 that has modified the reward system for Battle Royale. The draft-style mode within Diamond Dynasty that features a run of 3 inning games that ends with 2 losses will now award players at thresholds differing from the previous levels of 2 wins, 6 wins, 12 wins, and 20 wins. Card rewards will now be granted at 3 wins, 6 wins, 9 wins, 12 wins, and 20 wins. Additionally, rewards will be better for a team that goes 12-0 vs a team that loses once...
  • MLB The Show 16 roster update details for All-Star week
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    Posted July 15th, 2016 at 8:45 am 2 Comments »
    Though the last week only had a few days worth of games due to the All-Star Break a roster update was still provided for MLB The Show 16 today. The most significant jump would at first appear to be with Yoenis Cespedes who's gone from a 89 all the way up to 95. No attributes of his however were altered - the only thing that changed is a position move to left field. That'll affect his value on the Marketplace, and the price of his card has basically doubled in the hours since the update re...
  • The All-Stars of Diamond Dynasty mode in MLB The Show 16
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    Posted July 13th, 2016 at 1:45 pm 7 Comments »
    Here at the All-Star break of the MLB season it made sense to go position-by-position with a look at the players who have excelled the most in MLB The Show 16's Diamond Dynasty mode after 3 1/2 months of action. Along with @MLBTheShow_Tips and @ThatSportsGamer's submissions it's a chance to identify players who may be worth targeting for your own team! Among the selections are Corey Seager, J.D. Martinez, Daniel Murphy, Rich Hill, Carter Capps, Prime Ichiro Suzuki, and All-Star Game MVP E...
  • New All-Star packs have shaken up the MLB 16 The Show Diamond Dynasty marketplace
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    Posted July 9th, 2016 at 11:15 am No Comments »
    Three new All-Star themed packs have arrived in MLB The Show 16's Diamond Dynasty mode for a limited time. As is the case with any packs it's a gamble to buy them, and these pricey ones offer no guarantees of pulling something worthwhile. Regardless though of whether or not as an individual you purchase them the introduction of the new packs affects everyone. The influx of Gold and Diamond cards has resulted in prices plummeting in the marketplace - some players reached all-time lows yes...
  • MLB The Show 16 roster update details going into the All-Star break
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    Posted July 8th, 2016 at 6:30 am No Comments »
    Released early this morning the latest roster for MLB The Show 16 features an update to the All-Star Game rosters and some major ratings movement - most of which is for players headed upwards - along with big new Flashback card additions for Diamond Dynasty mode. In moving up 2 points to 98 Jose Altuve now stands alone as the third highest rated player in the game trailing only Clayton Kershaw and Mike Trout. He's hitting .346 this year (.420 in June) with 14 HR and 49 RBI. Changes inc...
  • First Deal on MLB The Show 16
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    Posted July 6th, 2016 at 4:45 pm No Comments »
    Unlike most sports video games, which often see retailers offering deals on them within weeks following their respective releases, MLB The Show tends to go months before any appear. Now with over three months having passed since it came out the first noteworthy deal for the PlayStation 4 version of the game can be found. Amazon has MLB The Show 16 on PS4 right now for $40 while the PS3 version has also been dropped and can currently be had for $30. The Show this year has gone through i...
  • MLB The Show 16 account bannings have been reversed but no apology offered
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    Posted July 2nd, 2016 at 8:30 am 13 Comments »
    Early in the week a number of very active players in MLB The Show 16's Diamond Dynasty mode had their accounts banned preventing them from accessing any online features. Something however was clearly amiss with the situation and that became even more apparent as the days stretched on. Late last night a statement was released with the big news being that Sony San Diego went "deeper into the telemetry and are reactivating select accounts." The development comes after a tumultuous few days...
  • Press Row Podcast: Cash-Fueled Controversies
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    Posted July 1st, 2016 at 2:00 pm 8 Comments »
    Two major controversies arose this week and they have raised questions regarding the rights of consumers who purchase video games and spend money on digital items within them. With MLB The Show 16, developer Sony San Diego banned a relatively large number of player accounts but some people may have found themselves banished unjustly. In FIFA the integrity of Ultimate Team mode has been brought into question, with high-value player cards not having played up to the level at which they wer...
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