20w ago - Sony Community Manager Ramone Russell at San Diego Studios has shared the first MLB 13 The Show PlayStation 3 video trailer today with details below.
To quote: It may only be the first week of January, but to us at San Diego Studios that means we are just two months away from bringing you the latest installment of the number-one selling and rated Major League Baseball video game franchise, MLB 13 The Show.
We've been hard at work improving the best baseball video game on the market and we want all of you to check out our first trailer.
We can't wait to show you more in the upcoming months. But, before we do, don't forget to vote for one of these seven ballplayers to be on the cover of MLB 13 The Show next week by clicking here.
45w ago - Sony Community Manager Ramone Russell at San Diego Studios has announced today alongside a video that the MLB 12 The Show PS3 Home Run Derby is now officially online for PSN users to compete.
To quote: Baseball fans - it's that time of year again... Major League Baseball's Midsummer Classic, where the best and brightest will battle it out for bragging rights and home-field advantage in the World Series.
To find out which team, the American League or National League, will come out on top, we've tapped the most authentic gaming resource available - MLB 12 The Show. So, what was the outcome you ask?
After simulating tomorrow night's 2012 All-Star Game, the win will go to the NL All-Stars, who will make it three in a row after a 13-year winless streak, hanging on to beat the AL by a score of 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri.
Here's a look at some of the video highlights from the game courtesy of MLB 12 The Show:
In a season that has already seen five no-hitters, it should come as no surprise that pitching dominated most of the game. The AL got out to a 1-0 lead thanks to the power of former National Leaguer...
60w ago - Sony Director of Marketing Brandon Stander has announced today that MLB TV is ready for opening day 2012 on PlayStation Network!
To quote: Seems like we were just watching David Freese and the St. Louis Cardinals make a dramatic comeback to beat the Texas Rangers in 7 games to win the 2011 World Series.
And now, here we are, standing in the on-deck circle of the 2012 season waiting to see who will step up and lead their teams into the playoffs and become this year's World Series hero.
And, just in time for the opening series games between the Athletics and Mariners in Tokyo, all the Major League Baseball action can once again be watched with the new 2012 MLB.TV application for the PS3, now available on PSN.
Just like last season, the MLB.TV app gives you access to high-quality HD, live and archived games, home and away broadcasts, as well as an array of interactive features designed to take advantage of the PS3 system's technical prowess. If you're a MLB.TV Premium subscriber, you can access all available Spring Training games.
You can view a walk through of the application highlights here and read more about what you'll see with this year's MLB.TV service below:
76w ago - Sony Senior Social Media Specialist Sid Shuman has shared details today as part of an interview on MLB 12 The Show for PS3 and PS Vita consoles.
To quote: At a holiday showcase event in New York City last night, I took a few swings with an early build of MLB 12 The Show, including the PlayStation Move-enhanced PS3 edition and the all-new PS Vita iteration.
The game's community manager, Ramone Russell, described how the San Diego team began development with a gruelingly in-depth focus test. The goal: to suss out what core players didn't like about last year's edition.
"The key feedback we heard involved our presentation and commentary, so that's our number one focus this year." Russell described a new feature called True Broadcast Presentation, which accurately recreates broadcast camera cuts and other presentation signatures you'd see in a televised MLB broadcast.
"We're trying to blur the lines between baseball simulation on your PS3 and what you'd see on MLB.TV sitting on your couch," Russell explained. "When a batter strikes out, the camera will cut and you will see his face, his anger."
Commentary, which Russell specifically described as the "number one complaint" from last year's game, is seeing a similarly massive overhaul. "You'll hear more season-specific...
112w ago - PlayStation Network Director of Marketing Brandon Stander has announced today that 2011 MLB.TV is launching today, which includes new features for opening day as well.
To quote: The Major League Baseball pre-season is coming down the home stretch, and with Opening Day of the 2011 season just two days away, we're excited to announce 2011 MLB.TV for PS3 is now available on PlayStation Network.
For the 2011 MLB season, the MLB.TV team is introducing significant advancements, including an improved user interface, more integration and more sophisticated tools for live streaming. Check it out as our own Jeff Rubenstein walks you through the highlights:
Some of the new 2011 upgrades include:
• Highest Quality HD Streaming - Speed detection technology gives users ultra-HQ video access (NexDef 4.5 mbps) depending on available bandwidth.
• Enhanced Audio - In-game alternate audio selection allows users to overlay the home or away team's broadcasters over the live video or use the "Park" option to include the ballpark's natural sounds.
• Quick-Access Stats - View player cards with full career stats, league leaders,...