For Immediate Release
Staten Island, NY, September 29th, 2005 - Matrix Games (www.matrixgames.com) is pleased to announce that the exciting new sports simulation, PureSim Baseball 2005 Gold Edition (www.puresim.com), has gone gold and is expected to be released next week. PureSim Baseball 2005 Gold Edition is the ultimate baseball fan's toy, with support for both casual and hardcore baseball fans and the ability to play out any season in baseball history.
PureSim Baseball 2005 Gold Edition allows you to choose how much you want to do. You can play out each at bat in every game or focus on the financial or statistical aspects. Creating a league can be as easy as a simple three step wizard and allows fictional or real players from any season since 1871 with PureSim's integrated support for the free Lahman 2004 MLB player database. Career play allows you to keep going for as many seasons as you like. Multiplayer support is included, run an entire league with other players!
PureSim Baseball 2005 Gold Edition also allows detailed statistical analysis, allowing multiple replays for checking lineup combinations, a full almanac system and metrics, full player editor support and unattended simulation features. Every pitch is tracked, with reports such as Runs Created 27 (RC/27), Relative Batting Average, Pitching Runs, Park Factors, Defensive Independent Percentage, and more. Add-in support allows the creation of mods that plug directly into the game.
For previous customers, the new 2005 Gold Edition includes a number of exciting new features, including improved multiplayer support, adjustable ratings scales, a sandbox mode that also allows import of entire teams (pit the '27 Yanks against the '04 Red Sox!), performance improvements, non-US English Windows support and many more improvements and fixes, over sixty in total! This new Matrix Games release is a major new version and previous customers entitled to an upgrade will be able to upgrade through Matrix Games.
PureSim Baseball 2005 Gold Edition truly is the game that every baseball fan should have.
ABOUT MATRIX GAMES
Matrix Games produces, markets and publishes historical wargames as well as other computer gaming products. Since 2000, Matrix Games has published over two dozen titles and several award-winning games, including War in the Pacific, Highway to the Reich, Gary Grigsby's World At War, Flashpoint Germany, Battles In Normandy, Starshatter and Tin Soldiers: Julius Caesar. Matrix Games is based in Staten Island, New York. For more information, visit the Matrix Games website at www.matrixgames.com
Shaun Sullivan has worked on the design and development of PureSim Baseball as a labor of love for over six years. Together with strong support from the PureSim community, the result has been an outstanding, accurate and fun simulation of Baseball. PureSim Baseball has received a number of very favorable reviews in major gaming publications, including PC Gamer, Computer Gaming World, Computer Games and GameSpot. PureSim Baseball 2005 Gold Edition is a "living game", with new features often added weekly, and will continue to grow along with the requests and support of the game's loyal users.