As the baseball season winds down, we take a look at one of the many titles that fought for ballpark supremacy on the Genesis. Electronic Arts strove hard to compete with Sega’s incredible World Series Baseball series, but its La Russa franchise struck out when placed alongside the competition.
Frank Thomas Big Hurt Baseball
Baseball season may be over, but there are plenty of options for Genesis gamers to choose from so they can continue their quest for the pennant. ’90s baseball icon Frank Thomas lent his name to a title that was actually a pretty good version of the sport. Couch sluggers and managers should definitely give it a try.
Super Baseball 2020
Like baseball? Enjoy watching robots fight? Then have we got a game for you! Super Baseball 2020 lets cyborgs and robots take America’s pastime to a whole new level. A brilliant port of the Neo Geo arcade classic, the Genesis version has all the sporty metal-mashing you could ever want. Play ball!
ESPN Baseball Tonight
With all the different baseball games on the Genesis, it’s quite possible to skip over a few. For many players, Sports Talk Baseball or World Series Baseball are all that’s needed, but there are some good alternatives out there. ESPN’s entry, for instance, may be unremarkable, but it’s a solid game worth playing with a friend.
R.B.I. Baseball 4
Just because the World Series has ended doesn’t mean fans have to move on to another sport. The Genesis offers tons of baseball games from which to choose, and among them is Tengen’s R.B.I. series. The fourth edition improves upon its predecessors in many ways, but it still has some major flaws. Is it worth playing? Read on and see!