Markus Heinsohn

List of sports management game news under the term ‘Markus Heinsohn’

OOTP 18’s baseball simulation A.I. predicts 2017 World Series outcome

According to Out of the Park Baseball 18, the 2017 Major League Baseball playoffs will unfold as follows: [Press Release is provided from OOTP Developments) Wild Card American League: The Yankees beat the Twins 6-5, coming back from a 4-3 deficit by scoring 3 runs in the 7th on an Aaron Judge home run.   National League: The Diamondbacks outslug the Rockies 10 to 7. Both starting pitchers exi...[Read More]

Review – How do you improve on perfection? OOTP 18 found a way.

One of the hardest things I do every year is write a review for the latest edition of OOTP. I’ve written on a number of occasions that they just keep improving on what was already perfection, and that’s again the case with this year’s edition (OOTP 18), which is absolutely incredible after I took a year-long hiatus from writing reviews. To that end, it has to be even more difficult creating a game...[Read More]

Out of the Park Baseball 18 – Available Worldwide (PC, Mac, Linux)

Baseball is back and Out of the Park Baseball 18 – the sequel to Metacritic’s PC Game of the Year 2016 – delivers countless baseball dreams! [This press release is made available courtesy of OOTP Developments]    Officially licensed by MLB.com, the MLBPA and Minor League Baseball, Out of the Park Baseball 18 includes the latest projected 2017 MLB Opening Day rosters, includi...[Read More]

Review of Out of the Park Baseball (OOTP 17) – Takes the throne and improves on it

March has come around once again. With real life baseball players reporting to camps and playing games for this year’s Spring Training, baseball season is looming. This means a new installment of Out of the Park Developments premiere franchise, Out of the Park Baseball, a franchise long storied as one of the best when it comes to text-based GM games.   Start Menu   Coming new with this y...[Read More]

OOTP 17 hits the market (PC, Mac, Linux)

Famous baseball manager Out of the Park Baseball is here for another annual representation. What can lead developer Markus Heinsohn and his studio do to one up the build from last year? Last year included the first time that official MLB logos have been made available. Many users though felt this wasn’t that much of an upgrade as there are quickstarts or modifications available to provide th...[Read More]

Out of the Park Baseball (OOTP 16) Review – New levels of unimaginable depth

Right out of the gates with OOTP 16 users are greeted with a landing page which teases a cool new feature in this year’s game: official logos. This year’s iteration features all 30 MLB logos, over 150 minor league logos as well as historical MLB logos, as promised from the pre-launch press release. The powered by Baseball Prospectus logo is neat to see as well, not only as someone who interned wit...[Read More]

OOTP 16 Features MLB.com, MiLB Licenses (PC, Mac, Linux)

As per the OOTP Developments Blog update, there has been a major licensing announcement. Note: Sections of this press release are direct excerpts from the OOTP Newsletter entry. The 16th edition in the year 2015 will include all the branding from Major League Baseball Advanced Media. This association includes MLB.com and MiLB (Minor League Baseball). OOTP 16 will have AL, NL, and MLB logos, as wel...[Read More]

OOTP 15 REVIEW – AN IMPROVEMENT ON (NEAR) PERFECTION

From the very get-go, one gets the sense that Out of the Park Baseball 15 is going to be an immersive experience. Just by virtue of selecting “new standard game” — one of eight different first screen options — the user is confronted with the decision whether to take the more standard path with a new league based on 2014 MLB rosters and schedules, or whether to choose between seven othe...[Read More]

Details of Out of the Park (OOTP) Baseball 15 Announced

Out of the Park Baseball 15 Features Support For 3D Ballparks, Real International Leagues, More OOTP 15’s new features include: support for 3D ballparks, as well as 3D in-game ball flight; seven real international leagues, including Japan, Korea, and Taiwan; a new ratings system; a revamped interface; and much more. “Every year we make OOTP even more immersive than before, and OOTP 15 ...[Read More]

Review of OOTP 14 Baseball

Our Review of Out of the Park Baseball 14 It’s all-encompassing and comprehensive. “It’s not too often you hang an 8 on somebody,” said Terry Ryan earlier this week. Ryan was of course referring to the 2-8 scale scouts use to determine a player’s future impact. Well, Mr. Ryan hasn’t yet played OOTP 14. From the beginning it’s easy to see that this is an exhaustive, almost all-inclusive simul...[Read More]

Screenshots for Out of the Park Baseball 14

Adding to our previous article about the feature set for Out of the Park Baseball 14 we have acquired the initial set of screenshots.  For a full list of OOTP 14 features, Click Here. OOTP 14 Screenshots Entry Screen   Graphical Depth International Free Agents League Options Team Home Screen Trade Log  

New Features for Out of the Park Baseball 14

OOTP 14 Features 2013 Opening Day Major League Rosters 2013 roster set, which features up-to-date Opening Day rosters for all major league teams but also thousands of individually-rated players for all minor leagues and hundreds of players from the 2013 first-year player draft class. Major league player ratings are officially based on Baseball Prospectus’ PECOTA projection system. Completely...[Read More]

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