OOTP Developments

List of sports management game news under the term ‘OOTP Developments’

Review – The detail in OOTP 19 is absolutely incredible

We all have the dates we eagerly anticipate every year when it comes to baseball. Maybe it’s when the pitchers and catchers report to spring training. Maybe it’s when they finally start playing games in Grapefruit and Cactus League action. Perhaps you can’t wait for Opening Day, or the home opener. Or maybe you’re like me, and can’t wait to bog down with baseball video games such as OOTP 19, which...[Read More]

OOTP 19 partners with EA and will include brand new 3D engine

Out of the Park Developments, an official licensee of MLB.com, the MLBPA, and MiLB, announced a partnership with Electronic Arts. The partnership includes the sale of and subscription access to the award-winning baseball strategy game Out of the Park Baseball 19 for all Origin™ users. [This press release is made available courtesy of OOTP Developments with slight modifications.]  “We are del...[Read More]

Details emerge of the new Franchise Hockey Manager FHM 4 (PC, Mac)

OOTP Developments, the creators of Out of the Park Baseball and Franchise Hockey Manager have released details about the new game to be released on October 6, 2017 [Contents of this press release has been compiled from the OOTP Developments Press Release] FHM 4 is officially licensed by the NHL®, it packs even more features than FHM 3 and takes the series to a whole new level in terms of realism a...[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]

It’s out. Franchise Hockey Manager – FHM 3 (PC, Mac)

FHM 3 is now available for download. We are including details from the OOTP developments Press Release. General Manager (GM) Games intends to have a review as soon as possible. In the meantime, have a read on the new features with some slight alterations on the adjectives used by OOTP marketing. OOTP Developments today announced that Franchise Hockey Manager 3 has shipped and is officially license...[Read More]

Franchise Hockey Manager 3, Officially Licensed by the NHL

Some recent news has come out about the next version of Franchise Hockey Manager 3, otherwise known as FHM3. In line with their best selling simulation baseball game, OOTP developments have made the real hockey experience closer to reality. Although everyone is capable of loading the modifications available from their website or our forums, there is a certain luster these games have when the real ...[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]

Review of Franchise Hockey Manager 2 – What a difference two years makes!

After two years, OOTP Developments are back with a brand new release of Franchise Hockey Manager. Unlike the previous two iterations (namely FHM 2013 beta and FHM 2014), this latest version drops the year from its name and is simply called FHM 2. This might seem like a very minor thing, but it marks something more significant and very positive for hockey sim fans: Finally, we have a game which liv...[Read More]

Franchise Hockey Manager FHM 2, Now available (PC, Mac)

After two years, the makers of Franchise Manager Hockey are back with the next iteration of the game. Version 2 is being described as a great leap forward after less than stellar reviews in the first version. The first version released quite a bit of raw code and user interfacing that lacked the realism and immersion necessary to bring a buzz around the game. OOTP Developments (the makers of FHM) ...[Read More]

Feature set update on Franchise Hockey Manager FHM2 and release date

A communication was sent out today courtesy of OOTP developments. It’s good to see the continued commitment from this development house in the hockey simulation market. With several hockey games available in different formats, FHM 2 is attempting to improve on it’s first release and forge its own identity. Here are the main elements from the newsletter while modifying some of the marke...[Read More]