Excerpt: I’ll admit it right up front: I’m a sports stats geek. I love fantasy basketball, baseball and occasionally hockey, and I am a HUGE fan of the Championship Manager franchise of (REAL) football management sims.
Conclusion: My simulated record at the end of the season? 48-114. So much for speed never goes into a slump. The game has easy enough achievements- all you have to do is win with certain teams- and people have done it. But you are kidding yourself if you think this game is going to be fun.
Excerpt: Fair or not, MLB: Front Office Manager is going to be compared to NFL Head Coach 09. Both are a part of the relatively niche market of console sports "text" simulations; each places "on the field play" behind managing contracts and executing trades; and both of these games invariably and critically...
Pros: Relatively in-depth console text-sim., Quick and slick managing mode., Scouting and media segments are unique.
Cons: MENUS!, Relatively dry and boring presentation., Some strange A.I. behavior and stats.