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01-30-2013, 07:24 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: London, UK
Posts: 3,740
Originally Posted by bramblett05 View Post
Your wrong......???

Hell we know we are gonna download it just to see how bad it is. I downloaded zen 5 and deleted it after a week.
A week? Average survival time for games on my iPad is probably under 15 minutes these days. So much garbage about.

Edit: Just downloaded it. Sure ain't iPad retina.

Last edited by MidianGTX; 01-30-2013 at 07:34 PM.
01-30-2013, 07:35 PM
Joined: Aug 2012
Location: Ma
Posts: 678
Originally Posted by MidianGTX View Post
A week? Average survival time for games on my iPad is probably under 15 minutes these days. So much garbage about.
I second that. For every good app there are 1000 awful ones

01-30-2013, 07:40 PM
Joined: Dec 2011
Location: USA
Posts: 663
Does these BBS series have a strict requirement for good timing?
I'm talking about at batting, cuz I hate games that need exact timing/position.
01-30-2013, 08:55 PM
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 450
another one of their game? nah, i think i'll pass..the days of gamevil as one my favorite game developers are over..so sad..will just use my time playing temple run 2..LOL
01-30-2013, 09:44 PM
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 1,067
This series used to be one of my favs on the App Store. I would stay up for hours playing it...

I'm sure this is completely ruined and will be deleted within 15 min just like the past few.
01-30-2013, 10:00 PM
Joined: Jun 2010
Location: Southern Indiana
Posts: 13,579
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Wow... I actually LOVE the Baseball Superstars series and am VERY excited about this one coming tonight. =o/
01-30-2013, 11:18 PM
Joined: Nov 2012
Posts: 14
Is there no exhibition mode or season mode? All I see my my batter and my pitcher
01-30-2013, 11:30 PM
game is not showing up in my app store.... why???
01-31-2013, 12:01 AM
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 418
Originally Posted by dudeguypal View Post
Is there no exhibition mode or season mode? All I see my my batter and my pitcher
Yeah, that's how it is apparently.

Quick impressions:
- The game lacks most of the modes from previous versions (not even a quick match mode!);
- Requires connection to play;
- Lots of social crap nobody asked for.

I'm out.

The graphics are beautiful and fluid, though.
01-31-2013, 12:07 AM
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 118
Game Impressions

I love this series so much...

First impressions are mixed. The IAP is the one thing that holds this game back every year. This time there's g points and stars to buy items, but you can earn both in game (although not really enough to buy much). The star items are actually almost reasonable compared to 2012, but still probably offensively high to most people. I have I admit I'm used to it, and bought several of the permanent upgrades in 2012. This time, only the permanent hawk eye option is available (less than $5 I think). The other upgrades like the nutritionist and the G-point doubler cost stars every 100 games, which is disappointing.

The visual style seems much improved, and the batting mode seems easier than 2012 so far.

One huge negative is that training costs G-points or stars, as well as uses active points and lowers your condition. No more training between every game unless you can cough up the G-points or stars.

Another thing is that before every game, you can buy power ups for G-points that help you win the game. Not sure how well you will do without these (but hey, it's another opportunity to buy more stars).

The plus side is that G-points are pretty easy to come by. You earn some after every game, after leveling up, etc. The items that cost stars may not even be necessary.

Yes, the IAP model is an offensive way to keep you buying stars. But this is the one series where I usually break down and just pay them because its so much fun. I miss the days of just buying the game once and being able to unlock everything in-game.

My suggestion is to try the free download and see what you think. Its too early to tell if you have to pay for some things to do well in batting mode like in 2012. Fans of the series should be pretty happy (except if you liked team mode, that's gone). It's easy to bash Gamevil for their business model, but damn it if I don't keep coming back every year.

Last edited by cameron331; 01-31-2013 at 12:30 AM.