Staten Island, NY, August 18th, 2005 - Matrix Games (www.matrixgames.com) is pleased to announce that it has added an exciting new sports simulation, PureSim Baseball 2005 (www.puresim.com) to its growing line. PureSim Baseball 2005 is the ultimate baseball fanâ€™s toy, with support for both casual and hardcore baseball fans and the ability to play out any season in baseball history. The Matrix Games release will be a new updated version, scheduled for late Summer, 2005.
David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said, â€œWe believe PureSim Baseball is the best and most flexible simulation of baseball available to fans of the sport. Whether you want to be the manager, the owner or build a fantasy league with players from different time periods and watch them improve, age and retire, PureSim Baseball can do it all.â€
PureSim Baseball 2005 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 PureSimâ€™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!
Shaun Sullivan, Designer and Developer of PureSim Baseball, stated, â€œIt has always been my goal to introduce PureSim Baseball to as many gamers as possible. Matrix Games has a strong record with strategy and simulation games and I feel that the PureSim community will grow and be well supported thanks to this relationship.â€
PureSim Baseball 2005 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.
PureSim Baseball 2005 â€“ the game that every baseball fan should have.
For more information on Matrix Games, visit the main Matrix Games page at www.matrixgames.com. For more information on PureSim Baseball 2005, please visit www.puresim.com.
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 2005 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 is a â€œliving gameâ€, with new features often added weekly, and will continue to grow along with the requests and support of the gameâ€™s loyal users.