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  1. Marlins Park trailer is released for 'MLB 12 The Show'

    Jon Robinson

    One of the most debated aspects of any sports game is the accuracy of each stadium. If any of the dimensions, wall sizes, or intricacies of any park are wrong, thousands of e-mails, tweets, and blog posts are sent out calling for the art designer's j...

    Blog | Conversation | February 08, 2012
  2. Artwork unveiled: Justin Verlander on cover of 'MLB 2K12'

    Jon Robinson

    2K Sports finally unveiled the cover artwork for the upcoming "MLB 2K12" featuring Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander, and I have to say, they've definitely delivered another stunner. The artwork was created by Adam Larson of Adam&Co., and if the ...

    Blog | Conversation | December 28, 2011
  3. The Gamer Blog's exclusive "MLB 12: The Show" hands-on preview

    Jon Robinson

    Freddy Sanchez just got spiked. That's right, the Giants second baseman took the flip, touched the bag, but before he could rifle the ball to first and turn two, he was taken down by a hard-sliding Matt Kemp. Just another chapter in the Dodgers/Gia...

    Blog | Conversation | December 13, 2011
  4. Adrian Gonzalez talks 'MLB 12 The Show'

    Jon Robinson

    Looking at the list of "MLB: The Show" cover athletes makes me wonder if the game is really produced in some secret Boston studio as opposed to Sony's San Diego offices. From David Ortiz and Dustin Pedroia to the "MLB 12: The Show" cover star Adrian ...

    Blog | Conversation | November 12, 2011
  5. Bryce Harper is pumped about 'MLB: The Show'

    Jon Robinson

    Bryce Harper, "MLB: The Show" coverboy? I know, I know, he's still in the minor leagues, but the sweet swinging prospect and video game fanatic showed up inside the PlayStation booth at the MLB All-Star Fan Fest in Arizona and the reaction was off t...

    Blog | Conversation | July 23, 2011
  6. Jon Lester talks about video game 'Hardball Ace'

    Jon Robinson

    What do Jon Lester and James Cameron have in common? No, the Red Sox star doesn't talk trash in Na'vi, but he does share something with the blue beings of Cameron's blockbuster. That's because when it came time to digitize Lester's every move and ma...

    Blog | Conversation | June 11, 2011
  7. 'MLB 2K11' goes deep with My Player, Franchise improvements

    Jon Robinson

    Anyone who played through "MLB 2K10's" My Player career mode knows that entire feature boiled down to one thing -- hitting. Since fielding basically was the same for all players no matter what the stats (a bug that plagued the entire game), the best ...

    Blog | Conversation | February 12, 2011
  8. Roy Halladay talks 'MLB 2K11' and perfect games

    Jon Robinson

    Roy Halladay's split-finger changeup is so nasty, they should change the name of the pitch to "Something Wicked This Way Comes." And new to "MLB 2K11," gamers will be able to throw the ace up the ace's sleeve, striking out digital batters and makin...

    Blog | Conversation | February 09, 2011
  9. Video Games: 'MLB 2K11's' million-dollar competition

    Jon Robinson

    Last year, a 23-year-old gamer from Alabama named Wade McGilberry won $1 million playing "MLB 2K10." That's right, a cool mil playing a video game. McGilberry added all those zeros to his bank account by being the first person to throw a perfect gam...

    Blog | Conversation | January 09, 2011
  10. 'MLB 11: The Show' adds analog controls, co-op and Brian Wilson's...

    Jon Robinson

    Fear the beard. That's the rallying cry that led the Giants to their first World Series title since moving to San Francisco. And as a guy who grew up going to games at Candlestick with his dad, the virtual collection of misfits and (more importantly...

    Blog | Conversation | December 15, 2010
  11. Cody Ross lifts Giants to Series simulation win

    Jon Robinson

    Editor's note: This was written before San Francisco and Texas reached the World Series, but we thought it was interesting anyway. Out of nowhere, Cody Ross has become one of the most popular athletes in the Bay Area. You can't go anywhere in San Fr...

    Blog | Conversation | October 24, 2010
  12. Joe Mauer checks out himself in 'MLB: The Show'

    Jon Robinson

    Before Joe Mauer was American League MVP, batting champ and striking a pose for the cover of "MLB 10: The Show," he used to sit at home and create himself in baseball video games while dreaming of the day he'd see himself in the majors for real. "I...

    Blog | Conversation | July 28, 2010
  13. Justin Verlander talks 'MLB 2K10'

    Jon Robinson

    I tell Justin Verlander about how 2K Sports is going to give $1 million to the first player who can throw a perfect game in "MLB 2K10," and all he can do is shake his head. "It's going to be a lot harder than people think," he says. And Verland...

    Blog | Conversation | March 06, 2010
  14. Play "MLB 2K10" to get rich!

    Jon Robinson

    In an unprecedented video game skills competition, 2K Sports is set to announce the details of a million dollar giveaway involving "MLB 2K10." That's right, one million dollars. And the rules are simple: 2K Sports is going to give the million bucks ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 28, 2010