Tag Archives: Baseball

#066 – Bases Loaded 4

                                                            Not only is this the best Bases Loaded yet, it also has the most interesting cover.                                                                                    I’m really running out of captions here. It’s all the same crap!   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Jaleco DEVELOPER: TOSE GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: April 1993   It’s November 1993. You have a SNES, … Continue reading #066 – Bases Loaded 4

#065 – Bases Loaded 3

                                                                                             Ryne Sandberg throws to first, and catches a fat paycheck!                                                                                                                                              The pixels look on, unabated.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Jaleco DEVELOPER: TOSE GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: September 1991   If it weren’t for Bases Loaded 1 and 2, there would be no Bases Loaded 3. It’s the best of … Continue reading #065 – Bases Loaded 3

#064 – Bases Loaded II: Second Season

  Doesn’t that look like Gary Cole from Office Space? If only this game were as intentionally hilarious…                                                                                                                                           Believe it or not, that’s third base.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Jaleco DEVELOPER: TOSE GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: January 1990   Bases Loaded II spits a full-throttle loog in the face of its … Continue reading #064 – Bases Loaded II: Second Season

#063 – Bases Loaded

                                                                                                                             Constipation Jones steps up to pitch!     All the players have a feminine swagger, but according to the Jaleco press release for the game, they’re “all man!”   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Jaleco DEVELOPER: TOSE GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: July 1988   Baseball is a relatively simple sport: throw the ball, hit … Continue reading #063 – Bases Loaded

#062 – Baseball Stars II

                                                                                                                        A generic cover for a missed opportunity.                                                                               Seeing this made me get my hopes up for Extreme Baseball Action.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Romstar DEVELOPER: Pixel GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: July 1992   Does anyone actually play sports games anymore? Perhaps I’m just not friends with the right gamers. … Continue reading #062 – Baseball Stars II

#061 – Baseball Stars

                                                                                                                    Biff Wellington smacks it out of the box!                                                                                                  That’s supposed to be a ninja pitching. Points for trying! PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: SNK DEVELOPER: SNK GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: July 1989   In 1989, before the Neo-Geo CD, before the two-hundred dollar cassette cartridge games, before the crazy 6-in-1 arcade … Continue reading #061 – Baseball Stars

#060 – Baseball Simulator 1,000

                                                                                                                                                                       Go get ’em boys!                                                                                                                  Why, yes, I am playing baseball in space!   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Culture Brain DEVELOPER: Culture Brain GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: March 1990   Well, kiss my grits! Baseball Simulator 1,000 plays like an updated, well-rounded sequel to the original Baseball and that makes for … Continue reading #060 – Baseball Simulator 1,000

#059 – Baseball

                                                                                                                   Vintage black NES covers are the best.                       When you get a home run, the crowd turns into little blinking Christmas lights. Ah, technology.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Nintendo DEVELOPER: Nintendo GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: October 1985   I grew up playing Baseball. It’s a simple, often boring game, but like … Continue reading #059 – Baseball

#058 – Base Wars: Cyber Stadium Series

                                                                             Fighting? Baseball? Robots?… FIGHTING BASEBALL ROBOTS!                                                                                                      Gibson rounds second! Henley preps his Lasergun!   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Ultra DEVELOPER: Konami GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: June 1991   To make the sport of baseball more interesting, Konami (under the guise of Ultra Games) decided to replace the fat, mustachioed players … Continue reading #058 – Base Wars: Cyber Stadium Series

#050 – Bad News Baseball

                                                             This cover is atrocious and does not represent the awesomeness of the game.                                                                                           One of the game’s many fantastic snippets of animation.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Tecmo DEVELOPER: Tecmo GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: June 1990   Let me get something out of the way: this game is not related … Continue reading #050 – Bad News Baseball