Posts Tagged ‘Out of the Park Baseball 18’

Bat Men: Out Of The Park Baseball 18 out now

Only two things are certain in baseball year on year: Out of the Park [official site] will be provide the best sports management simulation in the business, and the Curse of the Billy Goat will never be broken. Only one thing is certain in baseball year on year.

I’ve been playing a preview build of the new version of the stat-heavy Out of the Park, out today, and it’s as detailed and intricate as ever. The 3D view, which was new in last year’s release, has been improved, though I still switched it off after a couple of games. It’s fine but doesn’t match up with the detailed commentary (something the game acknowledges) and I prefer that play-by-play information to a visual short-hand.

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Out of the Park Baseball 18 dives for March

A new year means new annual sequels means a new take-me-out ’em up. Out of the Park Baseball 18 [official site] will slide home on March 24th, Out of the Park Developments have announced, expanding and improving the baseball management sim in the usual annual sportsquel ways. Expect a new Challenge Mode, AI improvements and a redesigned interface along with the usual current team data and the addition of historical ‘Negro league’ teams. We’ve not had a good hard look at OotP Baseball in ages but what Adam liked in 2014 is, as I understand it, still a solid foundation for the series. Read the rest of this entry »