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Review: Out of the Park Baseball 13 (PC)
30 April 2013
Summary: Every year I keep thinking OOTP baseball is going to stumble. I will admit that the leap from 8 to 10 did not seem to be as impressive as the previous iterations. However, Markus and his small group of independent developers have made each and every jump from 11 to 13 to be something to experience. I love what OOTP stands for and the intrinsic value of the game from a baseball fan and game fan perspective.
Excerpt: I used to play baseball simulations all the time, but then they started looking a lot alike, and they didn't change much from year to year, and so I stopped for a while. When I picked up Out of the Park Baseball 13 ( OOTP 13 ), the latest baseball sim from Out of the Park Developments, I was surprised to see that I hadn't played one since OOTP 9 in 2008. So I was more than ready to get involved again, and perhaps that's one of the reasons I enjoyed OOTP 13 so much.
Out of the Park Baseball 13 makes baseball history
16 May 2012
Excerpt: I’m a baseball gamer, generally in it for the majestic flight path of a home run driven into the stands of increasingly photo-realistic polygonal stadiums, or the cortisol spike of protecting a one run lead in the ninth, trying to pin a pitching meter with nervous fingers. I mostly spend my time in the reflex-driven, console end of the baseball gaming pool, where the word “simulation” largely refers to the delicate negotiation between making user input meaningful while...
Excerpt: It’s not just the extremely devoted fans that make this a really good game franchise. It’s the quality of the product. Out Of the Park Baseball 2013 (OOTP), yet another comprehensive drive out into center field and the fans go wild. Fully loaded like the early renditions of the game comes with network play, so you can get together with other fans and friends and get your baseball fantasy league going.