The Nekyuu Koushien wiki last edited by knifefish on 06/21/14 03:42AM View full history

Overview

Nekyuu Koushien ("Hot Pitch Koushien", Koushien being a Japanese sports stadium usually reserved for high school baseball nationals) is a baseball game developed by Sega for their home console the Sega Mark III (known in the west as the Master System). It follows the standard baseball sim set-up of having a close-up view of the batter as they take their swings, before zooming out to depict more of the field upon a successful hit which allows the player to see the fielders and diamond more clearly.

Besides quite a few voice samples, which were still rare for console games in the late 80s, there is little to distinguish the game from its many contemporaries. However, it is competently made and has many player-friendly touches (such as having fielders already heading towards fly-balls before control is handed over to the player) and is therefore regarded as one of the better baseball games for the system.

This edit will also create new pages on Giant Bomb for:

Beware, you are proposing to add brand new pages to the wiki along with your edits. Make sure this is what you intended. This will likely increase the time it takes for your changes to go live.

Comment and Save

Until you earn 1000 points all your submissions need to be vetted by other Giant Bomb users. This process takes no more than a few hours and we'll send you an email once approved.