Archive for the ‘MLB: The Show’ Category
  • MLB The Show expanding to other consoles beginning in 2021
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    Posted December 9th, 2019 at 7:30 pm No Comments
    In an extremely unusual late night announcement Major League Baseball has made massive gaming news as Sony's MLB The Show series is going multi-platform beginning in 2021. Based on reaction already made publicly by Microsoft and Nintendo it seems it'll will make its way onto Xbox and Switch and likely PC too with the release of MLB The Show 21. (more…)...
  • Cover athlete and pre-order details for MLB The Show 20 are already here
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    Posted October 21st, 2019 at 2:30 pm No Comments
    Nearly five full months from its upcoming release, and with this season's World Series Champion still to be crowned, pre-orders have already been opened for MLB The Show 20 with the first initial promotion taking place today. Chicago Cubs' shortstop Javier Baez is the cover athlete. He was runner-up for NL MVP two seasons ago and had a solid campaign with a disappointing club this year. MLB 20 will come out in mid-March but unfortunately the tactic of forcing consumers to pay for higher p...
  • MLB The Show 19 goes free in October
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    Posted September 24th, 2019 at 7:30 pm No Comments
    MLB The Show tends to be the sports series most rigid in its pricing with significant discounts typically not coming until after the season is complete. MLB The Show 19 however is getting the unusual treatment of being a featured game given out to PlayStation Plus members and it's happening in the month when excitement around the sport is at its peak. From October 1st through November 4th those with a PS+ subscription will be able to download the game and keep it for good as long as the m...
  • Latest patch for MLB The Show 19 works on fielding, hitting, framerate
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    Posted May 14th, 2019 at 9:00 am No Comments
    MLB The Show 19 has received a handful of patches that were put out to quickly address issues with the game identified following its launch in late March. Yet another update has gone live and it tackles more areas of concern and takes into account for the first time some consumer feedback about how the game is playing. Some critical changes are being made to fielding and hitting while for the first time the framerate problems being experienced by many have been acknowledged. (more&hellip...
  • Vlad Guerrero Jr. makes his debut through new MLB The Show 19 roster update
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    Posted April 27th, 2019 at 6:15 am No Comments
    One of the most anticipated debuts for a prospect in recent memory occurred on Friday and surprisingly he was able to be included right away in the roster update that followed for MLB The Show 19. In the past, highly-touted prospects have on a few occasions been signed up even before making their Major League debuts and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. of the Toronto Blue Jays may have been another one of those special cases. Guerrero is rated an 82 Overall (which is about as high as you'll see a ro...
  • Roster update delivers first ratings changes for MLB The Show 19
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    Posted April 19th, 2019 at 4:45 pm No Comments
    Two weeks ago MLB The Show 19 received its first in-season roster update which introduced a number of rookies who had made their debuts. It did not however alter any player attributes. That instead has come about today with release of the second in-season roster update for The Show. Altered ratings are a bigger deal for the series than most others given that Diamond Dynasty card ratings change as well affecting both their performance and their value. The most impactful changes apply to th...
  • First in-season roster update for MLB The Show 19 adds some rookies
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    Posted April 5th, 2019 at 7:45 pm No Comments
    Early in the season MLB The Show provides important updates as new rookies are added following their first major league appearances and rosters are adjusted to reflect accurate lineups and rotations. Ratings however are generally not adjusted until late April. That has held true for MLB The Show 19 where the first in-season update brings about the debut of some heralded rookies. Among the most notable are Seattle starting pitcher Yusei Kikuchi (81 OVR w/ A Potential), Padres shortstop Fer...
  • MLB The Show 19 gets another quick patch for early-identified problems
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    Posted April 4th, 2019 at 8:00 pm No Comments
    A second patch this week has now gone live for MLB The Show 19. The first one cleaned up a handful of issues and this one is similar in that regard, addressing a few other problems discovered prior to or right around release. A big feedback-based update remains on the horizon. Also important is that the ability to adjust sliders in Diamond Dynasty's Moments Mode appears to have been removed (something not listed in the patch notes) while nothing yet has been done to help improve upon fram...