Baseball Riot Review

Baseball Riot is a humorous physics based puzzle game. The player, as the baseball star Gabe Carpaccio, must travel through the US and clear more than 100 levels bristling with Explodz energy drink crazed villains. The game play is easy to pick up and play; the player simply lines up a shot, swings the bat and sees the ball knock out obnoxious fans, leery catchers, biased umpires and more. The player must bounce the ball of walls and obstacles to get the goons lurking behind cover.

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Baseball Riot is the sequel to Tennis in the Face which was on other platforms from developers 10tons Ltd. Baseball Riot is coming to Xbox One via the ID@Xbox self publishing program. The game is self is really easy to get grips with as there is many mobile games out there with the same principle and game idea.

I’m going to start with the main features visual and sounds. The game is really well presented with its colourful and high definition artwork, there is a variety of characters in Baseball Riot and all the character artwork matches the rest of the visual aspect of the game, sharp and colourful.

The music is the stereotypical sort you would find a an baseball game, the music is played through the entire game play, it doesn’t really distract you to the point where you need to turn it down or off  via the settings. The game sounds are really sharp and crisp, from the bat hitting the ball, and the sound effects of the ball hitting the enemies. Even down to the slow motion knock-out when you complete a level.

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Baseball Riot offers fun spread out over 100 plus levels with a little bit of frustration every now and then, with each level requiring more skill and thought each time you progress. While trying to knock out the enemy with your baseballs, there is a 3 star system in place as well. Which helps you unlock the last level of the map section quicker. If you don’t achieve enough stars to unlock the last level, you will need to head back to the level where you probably only got one or two stars. sometimes it can be that simple as just replaying a level to get the one ot two star need to progress to the next section of the level map.

You will start the game with a very basic and easy tutorial. Once you complete the tutorial you are thrown straight into the game and you have to face your first enemy. As you progress you will find items that stop you or make you lose a ball, making you re-think your tactics. With you aiming a baseball at the enemy you will find the smallest amount of adjustment to your aim point, it will change the outcome every time you bounce off a wall or obstacle.

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You will find yourself taking more time and studying the level as you progress. As you will get more enemies on the levels but you get the same amount of balls each time to try and achieve a full knock-out and star collection. you can gain bonus ball by completing a certain sequence of knocking out many enemies. The longevity of the game is up to the player, as mentioned above sometimes you will be going back on yourself to complete sections of level. So time spent going back and fourth can soon build up.

I have enjoyed playing Baseball Riot, 10tons Ltd have done a fantastic job on bringing Baseball Riot to Xbox One. Baseball Riot will be available on other platforms early in 2016, but will be available on Xbox One on the 9th December. Baseball Riot is priced in the region of £3-5 which is really great value for money. and with it being a 2D game the download size is small compared to most games these days so you will be playing Baseball Riot in no time at all!.

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2 thoughts on “Baseball Riot Review”

  1. 10tons says:

    @ID_Xbox thanks for the great review! We’re really happy to see people dig Baseball Riot on Xbox One 🙂

  2. Tom says:

    @10tonsLtd @ID_Xbox that looks like a great game you did not do to bad in the

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