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MLB 09: The Show
8.2 out of 10

MLB 09: The Show

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Overall 8
8.0

PS3 Review – MLB 09 The Show

PlayStation LifeStyle
21 December 2012
  • Summary: Back in 2006 Sony introduced a new twist to the baseball genre known as Road to the Show, thus giving new life to relatively stale genre and a new name to their own long running series of games. Since then, the team at Sony San Diego have been hard at work fine tuning the game to what it has become.
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Overall 9
9.0

MLB 09 The Show

GamesRadar
24 June 2012
  • Pros: Gorgeous visuals, So, so, so smooth, Online leagues
  • Cons: Hitting can be really tough, Road To The Show's baserunning, Play-by-play is getting stale
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Overall 9
9.2

MLB 09: The Show

ztgd.com
27 January 2011
  • Excerpt: Still the king of hardball simulation. Sony’s MLB The Show series has spent the last […]
  • Pros: + Incredibly authentic experience, + Road to the Show engrossing, + Great graphics and animation
  • Cons: Camera occasionally cause problems, Lengthy load times in Road to the Show
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Overall 9
9.0

The Little Details That Count

Game Informer
22 September 2009
  • Conclusion: Concept: The gameplay hasn't changed, but the experience has. As The Show proves, little touches can go a long way Graphics: Players seamlessly transition between movements. Most of the players feature signature animations.
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

Game Informer
20 August 2009
  • Summary: Impressive strides on the franchise and Road to the Show fronts define this year's baseball sim from Sony. The inclusion of rules like salary arbitration and September call-ups makes a huge difference in selling the general manager experience, and improved interactions and minigames make the...
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Overall 10
9.6

MLB 09 The Show

Playstation Illustrated
8 August 2009
  • Excerpt: Damn it Sony, why do you have to consistently make MLB: The Show so good? By now, I've settled into the yearly cycle of sports games ("This year is an improvement with this feature... blah, blah, blah...
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Overall 9
9.2
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0.9
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0.9
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0.9
Funfactor 1
0.9

MLB 09: The Show (PS3) Review

411mania.com
7 August 2009
  • Summary: The Show is fun and challenging and is the best representation of baseball I have ever played. If traditional sports games where taken more seriously as Game of the Year candidates, this game would be a top candidate to take those honors. It is that good!
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Baseball simulation offers incredibly realistic experience.

Common Sense Media
3 August 2009
  • Summary: Parents need to know that this is a sports simulation based on Major League Baseball. Players control their favorite teams for individual games, and can even guide them through an entire season. Ads from baseball related companies such as Upper Deck are displayed throughout stadiums.
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Overall 9
9.2
Graphics 10
9.6
Sound 10
10
Control 9
9.2
Addiction 9
9.0

MLB 09: The Show Review

Cheat Code Central
20 April 2009

MLB 09 The Show (PS3)

The Review Busters
19 April 2009
  • Conclusion: If you're a Playstation 3 owner that's looking for a baseball game, then MLB 09 The Show should be your first and only choice. The level of detail in this game is mind-boggling. True, there is a rather steep learning curve, but fans of sport will probably overlook that.
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