Released back in April, R.B.I. Baseball 14 for iOS is getting its first discount today. Regularly listed at $4.99, the fast paced, arcade style Baseball title is available for $1.99 today on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. You’ll also find the title 60% off on Android ($1.99) and 50% off as a digital download on Xbox 360, Xbox One and PlayStation 3/4.
Head below for more details and some gameplay footage of R.B.I. Baseball 14’s addictive, arcade-style action:
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It is a remake of the classic R.B.I Baseball franchise that debuted in the late 1980’s and spawned a pair of follow-up releases. Known for its quick and addictive sports action, developer MLB Advanced Media sought to bring back the fun and arcade like nature of the original release to modern day platforms.
It brings all 30 MLB teams as well a modernized art style to the simple, retro Baseball experience many of us will remember. You can play full 9 inning games in less than 20 minutes with a simple two button control scheme. Expect to see your usual Season, Postseason and quick Exhibition modes.
While reviews seem to be slightly mixed, most seemed to be impressed with the title’s simplicity and addictive nature, as you can see below. Many of the negative commenters seemed to forget this is supposed to be a simple and not overly complicated or realistic experience.
If anything, it can be good way to pass the time until game 1 of the World Series kicks off tomorrow night. If you happen to have an NES (or something that plays original cartridges) laying around, the original R.B.I. Baseball is available for just a few bucks on Amazon.
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This week only save 60% off on R.B.I. Baseball 14. Offer valid through 10/28.
“R.B.I. Baseball ’14 is here in all its simple, perfect glory” -Yahoo Sports
“R.B.I. Baseball could become an instant classic.” -Bleacher Report
“I am wildly excited about the relaunch of R.B.I. Baseball” -Seth Meyers
“Within a single exhibition game of R.B.I. 14, we got into it.” -Polygon
“The game is super fun. They’ve done a terrific job with it.” -Sports on Earth
“Pure arcade fun, look no further” -Pocket Gamer
Simple. Fun. Classic. The retro baseball gameplay you’ve been craving is back and updated with modern graphics, 2014 players and all 30 MLB teams. Play Season, Postseason and Exhibition modes. Experience PURE FUN that everyone can enjoy on the go!
– Full game complete with all 30 MLB teams and 480 current MLB players
– Play entire 9 inning games in under 20 minutes
– Easy-to-use classic controls, two buttons to manage gameplay
– Player characteristics based on real stats
– Unlock special retro jerseys by completing custom team challenges in season mode
REQUIREMENTS NOTICE: R.B.I. Baseball 14 is compatible with the following devices: iPad 3, 4, Air, and Mini; iPhone 4S, 5, 5c, 5s, 6 and 6 Plus; and iPod Touch 5th Gen. Please make sure your device is supported before downloading.
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