MLB 2K10 Says The Giants Win The Pennant — And World Series

Postseason sports means time for sports game developers to predict champions. Going against two heavy favorites in Philadelphia and the New York Yankees, MLB 2K10 says the Giants will win their first World Series since moving to San Francisco in 1958. » 10/15/10 6:00pm 10/15/10 6:00pm

MLB's Latest Flamethrowing Phenom Takes The Video Game Stage Today

Cincinnati's Aroldis Chapman will be the second rookie to debut as the fastest thrower in all of video game baseball when he and his 103-mph heater are uploaded to MLB 2K10 sometime later this evening. » 9/03/10 6:30pm 9/03/10 6:30pm

About 30 Jobs Lost At 2K Sports

Visual Concepts, the 2K Sports in-house studio handling NBA 2K, NHL 2K and MLB 2K, cut roughly 30 positions, Take-Two Interactive confirmed today. Very few jobs, if any, came from the studio's upcoming NBA 2K11, its biggest moneymaker. » 8/16/10 6:20pm 8/16/10 6:20pm

MLB 2K10 Resolves Server Problems; All-Star Achievement Still Available…

2K Sports says it's resolved freezes and server outages in MLB 2K10, which came as gamers went to collect a rare Achievement/Trophy timed to the All-Star Game. Users still have until the end of today to pick that up. » 7/14/10 6:20pm 7/14/10 6:20pm

Your Only Chance to Pick Up This Achievement Comes Tomorrow

Like an eclipse or an obscure comet sighting, tomorrow is the only day on the calendar you may pick up this Silver PSN trophy or 40 Gamerscore Xbox Live achievement, in MLB 2K10. So be ready when it comes. » 7/12/10 10:30pm 7/12/10 10:30pm

MLB 2K10's Strasburg is the Fastest Pitcher in the Game

As promised, MLB 2K10 won the race to be the first to put Washington Nationals' phenom Stephen Strasburg into the official roster, and their version is nothing short of superhuman. Try a 102-mph fastball. » 6/10/10 10:00pm 6/10/10 10:00pm

Rookie Sensation Strasburg Debuts in MLB 2K10 with an 87 Rating

Stephen Strasburg could be appearing on your video game console as soon as midnight, and when he does, he'll be the 15th-best starting pitcher in all of MLB 2K10 - just seven innings into his career. » 6/09/10 9:00pm 6/09/10 9:00pm

The Beauty of Human Error, Committed by a Computer Umpire

It's the bottom of the fourth and that SOB Dallas Hodges is squeezing the zone low and away, again. Strike three went by like a freight train and Hodges just stared at it like a cow. This ump's a disgrace. » 6/05/10 4:00pm 6/05/10 4:00pm

No real umpire appears in any current baseball video game, probably because he's not worth the…

Pitching Perfection In Video Game Baseball Finally More Profitable Than…

In the last couple of months, both Wade McGilberry and Dallas Braden pitched perfect baseball games. Only Braden is a pro athlete. But McGilberry makes a lot more money. » 5/14/10 3:00pm 5/14/10 3:00pm

On Deck For Millionaire Gamer: Starting a Family

When Katy McGilberry of Semmes, Ala. came home from work Monday to find her husband, Wade, surrounded by cameras, holding a ridiculously large check for a ridiculously large amount, she felt like she was going to have a baby. Literally. » 5/06/10 6:20pm 5/06/10 6:20pm

Perfect Game Scores MLB 2K10 Player A Million Dollars

In January, 2K Sports put up a $1 million prize for the first person to pitch a perfect game in MLB 2K10. Today an Alabama man is $1 million richer. » 5/05/10 11:20am 5/05/10 11:20am

With Baseball Stats, Trying to Synthesize Real, Fun

The more true-to-life the machine simulation, the more repulsive humans find it. That's the "uncanny valley." After hundreds of games I realize baseball on my Xbox 360 and PS3 will always battle that conundrum - and not in their visuals. » 5/01/10 4:00pm 5/01/10 4:00pm

Working the Angles to Make Video Game Baseball Look More Like TV

Maybe no other sport is influenced this much by irregular stadium dimensions. Maybe no other sport has fans who'd care about this. But how you see a baseball game on TV is unique, park-to-park. In video games, however, it's uniform. » 4/17/10 4:00pm 4/17/10 4:00pm

PC Gamers Can Play Ball For Only Three Dollars

Baseball season is officially here, and GameStop's first pitch allows PC gamers to score MLB 2K10 for less than the price of a hot dog at the stadium. » 4/05/10 2:30pm 4/05/10 2:30pm

Well, That Didn't Take Long; MLB 2K10 Patch Arrives

After vowing yesterday a patch fixing a bad multiplayer glitch and punching up the game's AI had been "fast-tracked" for delivery, MLB 2K10's team backed it up today with the arrival of the game's first Xbox 360 patch, sometime overnight. » 3/16/10 7:20pm 3/16/10 7:20pm

Multiplayer Fix for MLB 2K10 Could Arrive This Week

A fix correcting a debilitating dead-end bug for players connecting to random ranked matches in MLB 2K10 could go live as early as this week. The patch addressing the error contains a multitude of other fixes as well. » 3/15/10 8:30pm 3/15/10 8:30pm

2K Sports Finishes Multiplayer Fix Patch

The patch that presumably will solve MLB 2K10's connectivity problems in online multiplayer has been finished and submitted for certification on the Xbox 360, meaning the fix should be arriving shortly. » 3/13/10 8:00pm 3/13/10 8:00pm

Major League Baseball 2K10 Review: Pitching With Two Strikes

If MLB 2K9 had been an actual ballplayer, last year's performance would have sent it to the minors, if not the waiver wire. After a soul-searching offseason, 2K Sports decided to focus on the fundamentals for MLB 2K10. » 3/07/10 3:00pm 3/07/10 3:00pm

First Claims Laid to Million-Dollar Perfect Game

Barely two days after release and MLB 2K10 players are boasting they've pitched perfect games - worth a $1 million bounty to the first to do so, verifiably. But cool your jets, we won't know for sure for a while. » 3/04/10 8:30pm 3/04/10 8:30pm

Multiplayer Problems Persist in MLB 2K10

We're in day three of MLB 2K10's release, and also day three of MLB 2K10's multiplayer problems. While player-to-player game invitations are said not to be involved, many are having problems connecting to ranked matches. The solution requires a patch. » 3/04/10 6:20pm 3/04/10 6:20pm