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.
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.
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...
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...
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!
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.
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.