The revival of R.B.I. Baseball will hit Xbox 360, PS3 and mobile on April 10, says Darren Rovell,despite MLB having not yet revealed any information about the game—no videos, no screenshots, nothing— aside from its title. PC, Xbox One and PS4 versions are also expected.
For the second straight year we've gotten a January surprise with regards to baseball video games. And for the second straight year, it only nominally keeps Xbox as a relevant platform for Major League Baseball fans.
Remember R.B.I. Baseball? The classic sports title for the Nintendo Entertainment System? This gamer is so confident that he can defeat anyone at it, he or she took out an ad in a local Oklahoma newspaper.
Sports gamers remember the epic R.B.I. Baseball re-creation of the sixth game of the 1986 World Series. Someone's gotten around to re-enacting an even greater World Series moment from that decade: Kirk Gibson's home run to beat Oakland in 1988.
With a seven-year, $161 million contact, New York Yankees pitcher C.C. Sabathia could afford to play any expensive modern game during a rain delay yesterday. But he didn't.
New listings from the ESRB reveals that RBI Baseball may be on deck for an Xbox Live Arcade remake. According to the listing, RBI Baseball is to be published by Six Degrees Games, but the developer makes no mention of the game on its official web site, nor has the game been announced as an XBLA candidate.