Do sports video games deserve a spoiler alert? If I don't put one here, I'm sure someone will complain about it. Over the weekend I heard various reports of MLB 13 The Show being sold before it's supposed to hit shelves next week. Someone got their hands on a copy and have been feeding Operation Sports all kinds of…
Bryce Harper had a pleasant introduction to The Show this year. Sony hopes you'll have one next year, too.
I was curious, how does a simulation like MLB 12 The Show, which prides itself on authenticity, handle age in its Road to the Show career mode, and in its multi-season…
Sitting there with my DualShock in my lap, I struggled to recall the last time a video game blindsided me this hard, much less at a point this early in playing it. I'd ranked up at a respectable rate, gained a fast understanding of my abilities and the situations in which they were useful. I was fearless and, I…
I've seen the big leagues, son. I've squinted at the lights at Fenway as the sun makes a cotton candy sky behind the Citgo sign in left. But I ain't there right now. I'm down here chewing on grass, pitching in my third game in as many days, deep in the well of the low minor leagues, where the uniforms are washed every…
MLB 11 The Show arrived on Tuesday, bringing with it a set of controls and options designed to include disabled gamers. The association for these gamers, begun by a 25-year-old college student, also launched on Tuesday and gets a plug from the PS3 game.
MLB 11 The Show's third-wheel analyst, Eric Karros, completely telegraphs this burn of Roy Halladay, who graces the cover of Major League Baseball 2K11.
To go with its new analog controls, MLB 11 The Show is going on a new controller - this baseball-themed DualShock, timed to release with the game on March 8.
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.
The game of baseball was brought to video game consoles long ago. The total experience - the Pastime - represents the next frontier of simulation, for a public delighted by every stat and detail, no matter how small.
MLB 09 The Show was widely hailed as a best-in-class game, for the sports genre as well as baseball. But Sony's San Diego Studio understood that even last year's effort didn't excuse them from improving on it this season.
Home run derbies have been a standalone mode of baseball sims for years. This video shows that MLB 10 The Show will incorporate the All-Star Home Run Derby into its long-term play modes, as well as the All-Star Futures game.
Five new MLB 10 The Show screens sent our way from Sony highlight some of the special animations for this year's game, including a bang-bang play at second and an attempt to throw out a would-be base thief.
It's hard to tell at first glance which takes are live action and which are MLB 10 The Show gameplay, which I'm sure is the point of the game's official launch trailer.
Gametrailers put up a few exclusive videos of MLB 10 The Show, one of which is 90 seconds of gameplay featuring cover man Joe Mauer. This game looks very good.