Baseball's Video Game Diehards Savor a Slow Dance on the Basepaths

Paul Goldschmidt fishes for the 1-1 slider way outside of the strike zone. He kicks dirt over the batter's box chalk, walks in a counterclockwise semicircle, fidgets with the brim of his helmet, and digs back in. Jon Garland rolls his shoulders and sweeps his foot twice over the pitching rubber. Now I may press X. »5/26/13 4:30pm5/26/13 4:30pm

Winners Always Quit, and Quitters Always Win—If It's in a Video Game

After he carded a seven, then got the dreaded snowman on a par 5, then a six and a double-bogey on a par 3, I half expected to see Rory McIlroy slink off the green, feigning tooth pain. He'd come into this final round atop the leaderboard at 10-under par, and now saw all of that vaporized in the first four holes of a… »3/31/13 4:30pm3/31/13 4:30pm

MLB 13 The Show Gets Seven New Stadiums—in the Minor Leagues

When I finish with my professional obligations in writing about MLB The Show and sit down to play it for my own enjoyment, I'm nearly 100 percent a Road to the Show player. That's the game's career mode, where you bring a guy out of the minor leagues into the majors and, one hopes, stardom. But like the other PS3… »2/13/13 10:00am2/13/13 10:00am