Archive for the ‘MLB: The Show’ Category
  • MLB The Show 18: The top rated players and PS Store 20% off coupon
    Posted March 22nd, 2018 at 8:45 am No Comments
    Four players lead the way at the top of the ratings scale in MLB The Show 18 while another is just a single point from reaching the pinnacle. While that number is up from the two that began there last season, the group of players rated 90+ continues its slimming down which began a few years ago. Check out the full list of all players rated 88+ with the piece put together for Sporting News. These ratings come from the base roster which applies to modes such as Play Now and Franchise. Diamond...
  • Shohei Ohtani confirmed for the default roster in MLB The Show 18
    Posted March 21st, 2018 at 6:15 am No Comments
    Back in February when Shohei Ohtani made a surprise appearance in a trailer for MLB The Show 18 the obvious conclusion to jump to was that he would be included on the game's shipped roster. Any promotional material with Ohtani would not have been approved by the league unless his rights had been secured in advance. SCEA never commented on his inclusion however leaving fans to wonder not just would he be in the game - avoiding the normal wait until mid-late April that nearly all new rookies s...
  • How to collect a free extra card pack for MLB The Show 18
    Posted March 19th, 2018 at 10:30 am No Comments
    MLB The Show 18 is now just a few days from release and along with the bounty provided along with pre-orders there's now also an opportunity to add to that with a bonus card pack. Just like last year completing a "quest" through the game's website will earn a free Standard pack. Here's how to go about obtaining the pack. Log into your PlayStation account and go to to The quest is found on the sidebar where you'll need to click to "Watch the MLB The Show 18 Countdown ...
  • Franchise Mode details for MLB The Show 18
    Posted March 15th, 2018 at 7:15 am No Comments
    There's little doubt in recent years that Franchise Mode has taken a back seat in most sports games. MLB The Show is one of those which hasn't done much to progress the mode and this year is facing additional backlash over the decision to remove Online Franchise. Today the full details on what to expect out of Franchise Mode have been revealed and there really isn't that much new to go over. The main addition called "Phases" assists by surfacing important information. It's possible someth...
  • Press Row Podcast: The Changing Show
    Posted March 9th, 2018 at 11:45 am No Comments
    With just two weeks until MLB The Show 18 arrives the final details on what to expect from the game are being revealed. Whether it regards the improvements and additions, or in one case a prominent subtraction, pre-release anticipation for the game has now reached its peak. The removal of Online Franchise has sparked backlash from fans of the mode, who despite being relatively low in numbers are understandably frustrated given the lack of support it has received over the last four years a...
  • Full details on Road to the Show changes in MLB The Show 18
    Posted March 8th, 2018 at 10:30 am No Comments
    While Road to the Show in MLB The Show has become stagnant over the years the career mode has remained compelling for many because it has always executed the basics well and the structure has simply been a natural fit for baseball. Last year a documentary style presentation was added to bring in some story elements but it wasn't the dramatic change that some other sports games have made turning their career modes into story modes. For MLB The Show 18 there again won't be a shift to a stor...
  • New MLB The Show 18 video puts the spotlight on Road to the Show
    Posted March 7th, 2018 at 1:30 pm No Comments
    This week the promotion for MLB The Show 18 is centered on Road to the Show, and while the blog that was to detail the improvements for this year is overdue to arrive (was scheduled to be out yesterday) there is a video that has been released going over the basics. There isn't too much new to glean from the trailer with the exception of what would appear to be progression taking on a more results-oriented approach. Previously mentioned changes for RTTS that will be gone into more later this ...
  • Online Franchise has been cut from MLB The Show 18
    Posted March 3rd, 2018 at 8:30 am No Comments
    As Ultimate Team and Diamond Dynasty modes exploded in popularity and their ability to generate digital revenue soared, Online Franchise in games not named Madden began to be seen as fringe by developers. They've been left lacking core features, rarely been updated, and issues with them have often been ignored in post-release support. NHL for one decided to just dump it for good after struggling to get it to run properly. Now MLB The Show is also going away from the mode completely. The m...