Reviews and Problems with Out of the Park Baseball 13
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Out of the Park Baseball 13
Game Over Online
16 May 2015
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...
Excerpt: I like baseball. Anyone who has the misfortune of following me on Twitter when I'm in Cardinals rant mode should be well aware of that. However, baseball video games and I have surprisingly never gotten along.
Pros: Having to make a tough roster decision when a player came off the disabled list.
Cons: Being overwhelmed by the sheer number of options and information available.
Summary: Last year I had the opportunity to review Out of the Park ’12 and while I love baseball, I’m terrible at sports games and I’m even worse at sports simulator or management games. Case and point, last year I chose to manage the Cincinnati Reds and hardly got the team off the ground.
Out of the Park Baseball 13 makes baseball history
Quarter to Three
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.
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.
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.