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Out of the Park Baseball 22 is here! Available worldwide!

Out of the Park Baseball 22 is here! Franchise mode is transformed with incredible new 3D MLB ballparks, a brand new KBO license, a huge upgrade to the coaching system, loads of new player and team strategies, all new 2021 Opening Day rosters and rules, and more! Plus! The brand new Perfect Draft! GM Games will be putting out a full review from our own Nick Tylwalk. Resident expert on OOTP and he&...[Read More]

FOF9 Scrapped. Jim Gindin sells algorithmic code and pursues different format of game.

Jim Gindin has announced that he has sold his code to a start-up company. Algorithms based on FOF concepts will be used to power some of the features in a new sports gaming venture. Founded in 1997, Solecismic Software is a small indie company that made PC-based American football management games such as Front Office Football versions 1 to 8 and FOF: The College Years. Jim Gindin would reach natio...[Read More]

‘Draft Day Sports: College Basketball 2021’ Get to know First Access!

Draft Day Sports College Basketball 2021 First Access has arrived. The team went over a list of more than 250+ community suggestions for the game and included a good number of those. Are you itching for the excitement of March (especially since the NCAA Tournament was cancelled last year)? This is what you need – Draft Day Sports: College Basketball 2021. [This press release is made courtesy of Wo...[Read More]

College Game Day! Draft Day Sports: College Football 2021 for Windows PC

If you’ve been waiting for a modern football game that gives you immersion, depth and a whole lot of excitement then this is the game for you. Wolverine Studios announces that Draft Day Sports: College Football 2021 is now available worldwide, as well as on Steam. DDS:CF21 has been completely rebuilt on the Alchemium Unlimited platform to provide one of the most beautiful and realistic experiences...[Read More]

‘Draft Day Sports: College Football 2021’ what you need to know about First Access!

Wolverine Studios’ first release of 2021 is just around the corner. It’s college season in the DDS franchise and Draft Day Sports College Football 2021 has finally arrived in First Access. College football is all about the rivalries. DDSCF21 will see if you have what it takes to beat your rivals into submission year after year? Wolverine Studios has you ready to recruit, gameplan and b...[Read More]

The Puck Drops on Franchise Hockey Manager 7

The Franchise Hockey Manager series returns for the 2020-21 season with plenty of new additions. A return of the deepest, most authentic hockey strategy gaming experience you can find. Choose one of dozens of leagues around the world and select a team to guide to glory, including a chance at the ultimate prize: FHM7 is licensed by the NHL®, allowing you to take the reins of your favorite franchise...[Read More]

Splash! Draft Day Sports: Pro Basketball 2021 for Windows PC

Take control of your favorite franchise and lead them to basketball glory with Draft Day Sports: Pro Basketball 2021. With the additions of the “Slybelle Real World Mod (Team Logos, Names)” and the “GM Games – Pro Photo Pack (Player, Draft, Coach, Court Photos)” you’ll be playing a franchise mode full of graphics, realism and life. Mods are here: https://www.wol...[Read More]

Headline Features of Football Manager 2021 Mobile

Football Manager 2021 Mobile will land on the iOS and Android stores on November 24th. To get you fully prepared for another successful season ahead, here are this year’s squad additions. YOUR WORLD JUST GOT BIGGER There are three brand-new nations for you to test your managerial prowess as we welcome Argentina, Mexico and Canada to the Football Manager Mobile series. This means there are new divi...[Read More]

Football Manager 2021 Beta Available Now

Football Manager 2021 Beta is now live and ready for installation on the Epic Games Store and Steam. If you have bought FM21 from a SEGA-approved digital retailer, you’ll be delighted to know that the game is now fully playable* and includes the online modes Create-A-Club and Online Career Mode with cross-compatibility between Epic and Steam. As always, any progress made in Career Mode can be carr...[Read More]

‘Draft Day Sports: Pro Basketball 2021’ what you need to know about First Access!

Draft Day Sports Pro Basketball 2021 is just around the corner and, after what feels like an eternity of waiting, Wolverine Studios have dropped a number of exciting new features ahead of the full release date. So how does Wolverine Studios take their basketball simulation game and improve it? As Walt Disney once said, “There is no magic in magic, it’s all in the details.” The same holds true for ...[Read More]

Com2uS (Korea) has acquired 100% stake of Out of the Park Developments (Germany)

Com2uS has announced that it has acquired 100% of the stake in Out of the Park Development (OOTP), a German game company. Founded in 1999, OOTP is a German company that provides PC-based sports management games such as Out of the Park Baseball (OOTP Baseball) and Franchise Hockey Manager. OOTP Baseball is a management game that has secured the license of MLB, an American professional baseball game...[Read More]

Kicking off Draft Day Sports: Pro Football 2021 for Windows PC

Wolverine Studios has announced that Draft Day Sports: Pro Football 2021 is now available today worldwide (October 1st, 2020). DDS:PF21 has been rebuilt from the ground up on the Alchemium Unlimited platform to provide a new presentation for American football management. [This press release is made courtesy of Wolverine Studios] If you are looking for a true franchise mode experience DDS:PF21 has ...[Read More]

Hockey Legacy Manager 21 is out now and playable on iOS or Android

Hockey Legacy Manager 21 is happy to return to its throne as the top mobile hockey management game on the market. Soon there will real name roster files and NHL mods created by the community. You are able to manage all aspects of your hockey team to create the ultimate legacy. Coaches, scouts, drafting, trading, contract negotiations, player development, all this will help you dominate the league ...[Read More]

It’s here! FirstAccess for DDS: Pro Football 2021 launches September 1st

A new season of NFL football is upon us and with that comes the FirstAccess of Draft Day Sports: Pro Football 2021 (DDSPF21). GM Games plans to put out a thorough review this month from our own legend Grant Piper. Let’s share with you some of the core elements of the game and what’s new in this years experience? Franchise Mode Draft Day Sports: Pro Football 2021 combines a realistic an...[Read More]

Pro Cycling Manager 2020 – Now Available!

Take on the peloton in over 230 races and 650 stages, from the Tour de France to La Vuelta to the classic events of the World Tour calendar. Become the manager of a cycling team and take them to the top. To get there, you will need to manage finances and recruitment, plan your training and implement your strategy. And for the first time in the Pro Cycling Manager series, you must look after your r...[Read More]

The wait is over. Total Extreme Wrestling 2020 TEW2020 has launched.

The award-winning TEW franchise by Adam Ryland and Grey Dog Software returns with the eighth installment, Total Extreme Wrestling 2020. TEW2020 takes all the prime cuts from its very popular predecessors and adds well over 250 brand new features and changes to give the ultimate TEW experience. More user friendly than ever before, this is the perfect version for newcomers to the series to start off...[Read More]

MLB and OOTP Baseball Unveil MLB Dream Bracket Presented by DraftKings

Thirty-Two-Team Best-of-Seven Simulation Bracket to Begin on Monday; Simulations Powered by Out of the Park Baseball 21 – Available for PC & Mac; Rosters Include 185 Hall of Famers, 115 Most Valuable Players & 61 Cy Young Award Winners; Fans Can Visit MLB.com/dreambracket and Compete in DraftKings Pools Starting Today; Live Streams of Select Simulations Available on MLB.com, the MLB Networ...[Read More]

ESPN story references General Manager (GM) Games

This week GM Games was contacted by Dave Wilson, College Football Reporter for ESPN. Our conversations talked about the history of sports sims, the differences between AAA sporting titles and sims, family and the current simulation replays of events lost. It was an honor for us to be considered for reference. For the organization, being at this since 2011, it is a milestone to receive the acknowle...[Read More]

2020 NBA Roster Update for Dynasty Manager 16 (DM16)

It is finally here. We have talked endlessly about getting an NBA roster update on #dynasty-manager chat. And now, amazingly, a major roster update for Basketball Dynasty Manager 16. Don’t ask us if there will be a new version of the game, we have no clue. We do know that InczeTigate is busy working on another sports project (ssshhh… Patrick Mahomes, Touchdown!) This is a reminder that...[Read More]

The upcoming madness of DDS College Basketball 2020 (PC)

March is almost here but you don’t have to wait much longer to feel the madness. Draft Day Sports: College Basketball 2020 will be released on March 9th, 2020 but you can pre-order right now and starting February 26, 2020 you will be able to download playable beta builds all the way up to release! [The content narrative is courtesy of Wolverine Studios] DDS: College Basketball 2020 is our biggest ...[Read More]

Details of OOTP 21 baseball have emerged!

Out of the Park Baseball 21 – the 21st version of the award-winning sports strategy franchise – delivers the most new features and improvements in series history! It features unprecedented depth and customization, brand-new guided experiences for newcomers and veterans, authenticity licensed by MLB and the MLBPA, and a bounty of offline and online experiences found nowhere else. [The c...[Read More]

A new entry arrives in Hockey Manager 2020 (PC)

In terms of PC gaming, the arrival of Franchise Hockey Manager added a solid competitor to the incumbent leader in Eastside Hockey Manager 1, you will find both games under our Hockey area. Now all of a sudden, a new development from Germany is entering the market. It will remain to be seen what kind of simulation engine, customization and longevity will come of this but for now, hockey sim fans w...[Read More]

Draft Day Sports: College Football 2020 has officially launched

College Football is quite possibly the most exciting season of any sport. One loss could be all it takes to rob a team from a chance to win their conference or make the playoffs. It truly is a sport where every game matters and it’s a shame the season only lasts a few months. [This press release is written and courtesy of Wolverine Studios] But that doesn’t have to be true! You can experience the ...[Read More]

OOTP announces mobile GO! and MLB and MLB Players license extensions

Out of the Park Developments, an official licensee of Major League Baseball (MLB), MLB Players, Inc., and MiLB.com, today announced that they have extended their license agreements with MLB, MLB Players, Inc., and MiLB.com through 2020. [This press release is courtesy of Out of the Park Developments] This includes the delivery of Out of the Park Baseball 21 as well as an all-new mobile experience ...[Read More]

Prepare soon for Bowl Glory! DDS: College Football 2020 on Windows PC

If you’re ready to experience the excitement of building your favorite school into a national powerhouse then get ready for Draft Day Sports: College Football 2020. There is no season in sports that is as exciting as the college football season. Every single game matters and just one loss can put you out of contention for the championship before your season even gets started. [Press release detail...[Read More]

Wolverine Studios drops you a dime with DDSPB20

A.I. sports fans – Draft Day Sports: Pro Basketball 2020 for Windows PC has been released. Customers will be able to download real NBA players and NBA team logos from community members of the Wolverine Studios site. We had our own John Comey share a detailed look. Here is the official media release from Wolverine Studios. [Press release details are courtesy of the Wolverine Studios blog] For the v...[Read More]

Franchise Hockey Manager FHM 6 is now available worldwide (PC, Mac, Linux)

Franchise Hockey Manager 6 delivers dozens of all-new features and improvements. Key rivalries influence success, new team reports power deep analysis, fan happiness impacts your club, accurate 2019-20 Opening Night rosters, play online leagues with your friends, and more. The release date is October 11, 2019. [Contents of this story are pieces from the OOTP Developments Announcement] Here’s what ...[Read More]

OOTP 20 to include new in-game 3D experience, strategies, AI and 2019 rosters

Out of the Park Baseball 20 is the result of 20 years of authentic baseball innovation and computer AI for baseball simulation. [This press release is made available courtesy of OOTP Developments with modifications.]  From the front office to the field, baseball has changed dramatically over the past few years – and nothing has kept up with the modern game like Out of the Park Baseball. Whet...[Read More]

The scoop! Franchise Hockey Manager FHM5 features for this 2019 season

FHM 5 delivers new community-requested features including dramatically improved tactics, an all-new interface, player and staff personalities, new team chemistry, accurate 2018-19 season rosters, online leagues and more. The release date is October 5, 2018. [Contents of this story are pieces from the OOTP Developments Announcement] Here’s what you’ll get in FHM 5: Up-to-Date 2018-19 NHL® Rosters E...[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]