Archive for the ‘Baseball’ Category
  • Ronald Acuna Jr. and Shohei Ohtani headline latest roster update for MLB The Show 18
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    Posted May 4th, 2018 at 3:00 pm No Comments »
    Today's roster update for MLB The Show 18 is notable for developments related to the two most highly-touted rookies this season. Making his debut in MLB The Show is Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. while Shohei Ohtani will now be playable in a different way. After last week's update was the first to introduce ratings changes none have been made this week. Acuna has been given a base roster rating of 78 Overall with 'A' Potential for Franchise Mode. In Diamond Dynasty he's rated ...
  • New patch for MLB The Show 18 further addresses the most pressing gameplay issues
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    Posted May 1st, 2018 at 4:15 pm No Comments »
    Three areas of gameplay that have been heavily scrutinized since release are at the center of another patch for MLB The Show 18. Issues have been identified with the PCI jumping up or down during a swing, fielders struggling to make a play on balls that they should be able reach, and fastball speeds that have made the pitch practically unusable in online games. The latest update to MLB The Show 18 hits on all three of those problematic areas. However, pitch speed has only been adjusted fo...
  • Super Mega Baseball 2 available now, and on Xbox One it’s free
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    Posted May 1st, 2018 at 8:30 am No Comments »
    The sequel to one of the best sports games of recent years has now arrived. Super Mega Baseball 2 can be downloaded for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC through Steam. SMB2 is being sold for $30 however this month Xbox Live Gold subscribers will be able to get the game free on XB1. Three DLC packs accompany the release that range from $3.49 to $4.49 for increasing the customization options. Super Mega Baseball 2 addresses the primary deficiency of the original by adding in online play....
  • Details on the first ratings changes for MLB The Show 18
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    Posted April 27th, 2018 at 12:45 pm No Comments »
    Today's roster update for MLB The Show 18 is the first to include ratings changes. While it's still relatively early in the season enough data is now present to justify making those changes but the upgrades and downgrades have been kept somewhat minimal considering it has only been a month. The specific ratings mentioned here belong to Diamond Dynasty mode where the numbers are lower across the board than those found in the rest of the game. Of greatest interest are the players in Diamond...
  • Super Mega Baseball 2 will release for free on Xbox One
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    Posted April 23rd, 2018 at 7:45 am No Comments »
    It wasn't even a week ago that developer Metalhead Software announced the official release date and pricing for Super Mega Baseball 2. Due out on May 1st, SMB2 will be sold for $30 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Since then however there's been an exciting development for those on XB1. Microsoft has uploaded a video featuring the announcement of Games with Gold for May 2018. Super Mega Baseball 2 is featured as one of the two games that will be free to Xbox Live subscribers who downlo...
  • Super Mega Baseball 2 gets its release date
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    Posted April 18th, 2018 at 7:15 am No Comments »
    One of the most anticipated sports games of the year finally has its official release date set. Super Mega Baseball 2 will arrive May 1st for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC (Steam) at a price of $30. Optional DLC with cosmetic customization content will also be made available on that date. The first Super Mega Baseball came out in late 2014 to rave reviews and even earned some Sports Game of the Year honors. The sequel was originally announced to release last September where it would hav...
  • New players added with first MLB The Show 18 in-season roster update
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    Posted April 9th, 2018 at 9:00 am No Comments »
    With the notable exception of Shohei Ohtani, players are added to MLB The Show after becoming members of the MLBPA which requires having made a single appearance in a major league game. The first in-season roster update for MLB The Show 18 has gone out and includes 22 new rookies that have debuted and a number of other players added to team rosters. The first changes to player ratings won't occur until late this month. The highest rated rookie to be added in this first wave comes in at 79...
  • Third MLB The Show 18 patch makes more adjustments to fielding
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    Posted April 6th, 2018 at 3:30 pm No Comments »
    MLB The Show 18 has now been out for exactly two weeks and in that time has received three patches. Today's update again addresses fielding which has arguably been the most problematic gameplay-related area this year. "Fix for user controlled player to make sure his starting direction has the correct angle and ensures he is on the right path to make any potential catch. This adjustment should help with bad angles to the ball which led to potential misses." In an earlier patch fielding ...