Archive for the ‘Baseball’ Category
  • EA has purchased Super Mega Baseball developer Metalhead Software
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    Posted May 5th, 2021 at 4:00 pm No Comments
    Electronic Arts today announced that they have acquired the studio behind Super Mega Baseball, which delivered some of the best sports games in the latter half of the last generation of consoles. “We’re all players of Super Mega Baseball, and we’ve long admired the work of the Metalhead team. It’s a unique and beloved franchise among sports gamers - the balance and depth of gameplay, and the unique style of the content, makes it super fun to play with friends. We look forward to sup...
  • MLB The Show 21 will launch as part of Xbox Game Pass
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    Posted April 2nd, 2021 at 6:00 am No Comments
    Back when MLB The Show was announced in late 2019 to be coming to Xbox this year that news was considered a surprise, but today's development is even more stunning. MLB The Show 21 will launch on April 20 as part of Xbox Game Pass. Those on Xbox Series X, Series S, and One will receive the full game as part of the subscription at no additional charge. We’re delighted to announce that MLB The Show 21 is coming to Xbox Game Pass on day one and will be available on April 20 for Xbox Series X...
  • MLB The Show 21 to feature cross-platform play between PlayStation and Xbox
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    Posted February 1st, 2021 at 9:00 am No Comments
    While the cover leak over the weekend confirmed what had long been expected - Fernando Tatis Jr. as the cover athlete and debut on Xbox - that has now been made official along with some additional details. MLB The Show 21 will release on April 20 with a price of $70 on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X and $60 on PS4 and Xbox One. The big news today is that The Show will be the first major licensed sports franchise to feature cross-platform play. Those on PlayStation will be able to play on...
  • MLB The Show 21 leak confirms cover athlete and Xbox release
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    Posted January 30th, 2021 at 2:30 pm No Comments
    Back in late 2019 MLB and Sony announced that the MLB The Show series would be going multi-platform in 2021. While details were scarce then and nothing new has been provided in the over 13 months since, the expectation has been that MLB The Show 21 would be making its debut on Xbox. Only the pandemic threw some uncertainty into the equation. Now thanks to a leak of the cover athlete, who in absolutely no surprise is Fernando Tatis Jr., it appears those on the Xbox Series X/Series S/One wi...
  • Cross-Platform Online Leagues coming to Super Mega Baseball 3
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    Posted September 23rd, 2020 at 9:00 am No Comments
    Among the best sports games of 2020 is Super Mega Baseball 3 and it's about to get a new feature with immense potential. A free update on September 29 will introduce Online Leagues which notably can involve users from all different platforms. That means it won't matter whether someone owns the game on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch or PC as everyone will be able to play together in a league. (more…)...
  • Season update plan announced for MLB The Show 20
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    Posted July 15th, 2020 at 8:00 pm No Comments
    The MLB season is set to begin just over a week from now and Sony San Diego has laid out expectations for how it will or won't be replicated in MLB The Show 20. This season will consist of 60 games with 40 of them coming against division opponents and the other 20 taking on teams from the same regional division in the other league. The universal designated hitter has been put into place and extra innings will see a runner start on second base. Of course there no fans will be in attendance...
  • Super Mega Baseball 3 settles on mid-May release date
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    Posted April 23rd, 2020 at 8:00 am No Comments
    When the new features for Super Mega Baseball 3 were showcased a few weeks ago they were accompanied by an indication that the game could see a delay due to COVID-19 complications. That has turned out to be the case as what was originally going to release this month has instead been moved back to May 13. While the wait will be longer than hoped for there is a new video out that goes into the specifics on improvements to gameplay which include reworked batting AI, tweaked pitching mechanic...
  • A look at the new features for Super Mega Baseball 3
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    Posted April 10th, 2020 at 8:00 am No Comments
    The third entry in the highly-regarded Super Mega Baseball franchise is nearing release and today brings a new developer video that goes over the top features that will debut in game. Those features include a deep dive into the new Franchise Mode, an import tool for rosters from SMB2, a number of upgrades to modes that are carrying over and additional customization options. Originally slated for release this month it's possible complications from COVID-19 will cause a delay however if th...