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OOTP 21 Review – More ways than ever to create the baseball world you want

Normally, the release of the latest Out of the Park Baseball (just OOTP for most enthusiasts, thanks very much) would be a cause for rejoicing on two fronts: First and foremost because the leading baseball sim on the market always seems to up its game every year, but also due to the knowledge that a new real life baseball season was imminent. Unfortunately, the coronavirus outbreak has thrown a da...[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]


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]

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]

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]

Football Manager 2018 is out, here are the features.

Today sees the launch of the latest iteration of the world’s most revered sports management simulation as SEGA and Sports Interactive release Football Manager 2018 worldwide, digitally and in-stores. [This press release has been made courtesy of Sports Interactive] Football Manager 2018 brings with it over 1,000 new improvements and features, building on the success of last year’s game to make thi...[Read More]

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]


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]

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