Parents' Guide to

R.B.I. Baseball 15

By David Wolinsky, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Bare-bones arcade-style baseball swings and misses.

Game Mac, Windows 2015
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What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 6+

Based on 1 parent review

age 6+

Fun App for Future Ballers!

My son at 8 years is an avid baseball fan and has been a player of game since T-ball at 4 years. This app is great for learning the rules and fundamentals of the game plus it generates a healthy competitive spirit!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1):
Kids say: Not yet rated

R.B.I. Baseball '15 is, in a word, serviceable. If you enjoy a casual game of catch, and that's the level of depth and sophistication you want, then you'll have a blast. But by all other perspectives, it's hard to recommend this game. It's clunky and lacking in so many ways: Even though the controls are simple, you can't change them at all. Simplified AI for your teammates means grounders go whizzing by your players no matter what you do; passing between players is similarly unresponsive. There are lots of other instances where the minimalism oversimplifies, but the net result is something that should have been smoothed out, not dumbed down.

The graphics are great, and the ballparks for all 30 franchises have been painstakingly crafted. There's lots of detail elsewhere in tracking stats, and if you want to pick up and play a game, a full nine innings shouldn't last you longer than 20 minutes. But due to the simplified nature of everything here, there's not a whole lot of variety in the way those 20 minutes can go. The AI can be brutally tough by a wide margin, which means you're better off playing with friends. But in the long run? You should be looking somewhere else.

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