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MLB 09: The Show

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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. You'll even see little things like players wearing long sleeves during cold weather Sound: Rex Hudler, Matt Vasgersian, and Dave Campbell often cite the obvious (like foul balls five seconds after they happen), but also provide compelling commentary...
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Overall 10
9.6

MLB 09 The Show

Playstation Illustrated
26 July 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..."), but with MLB: The Show , every year has delivered to the point where I could almost just repeat myself from last year and say, "..
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Overall 10
10

Baseball simulation offers incredibly realistic experience.

Common Sense Media
25 July 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. The game is also playable online, a feature Common Sense Media does not recommend for children under the age of 12.
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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
Overall 9
9.0

MLB 09: The Show Review

PlayStation Universe
8 April 2009
  • Summary: MLB 09: The Show improves on enough aspects of its predecessor to warrant its yearly purchase. With advancements in the Road to the Show and Franchise modes, gamers will be playing this title all year.
  • Pros: The new training modes for Road to the Show, The hot shot and bobble fielding situations, The lighting and precise detail of the stadiums
  • Cons: That online play isn’t as fluid as it needs to be right now
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Overall 9
9.0

MLB 09: The Show Review

PlayStation Universe
8 April 2009
  • Summary: MLB 09: The Show improves on enough aspects of its predecessor to warrant its yearly purchase. With advancements in the Road to the Show and Franchise modes, gamers will be playing this title all year.
  • Pros: The new training modes for Road to the Show, The hot shot and bobble fielding situations, The lighting and precise detail of the stadiums
  • Cons: That online play isn’t as fluid as it needs to be right now
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Overall 9
9.2
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0.9
Graphics 1
0.9
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0.9
Versatility 1
0.9
Funfactor 1
0.9

MLB 09: The Show (PS3) Review

411mania.com
7 April 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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Overall 9
8.8
Gameplay 9
9.0
Funfactor 8
8.0

MLB 09 The Show

Digital Chumps
5 April 2009
  • Conclusion: Working my way through a franchise in MLB 09 THE SHOW is one of the most realistic, and fun, sports games experiences you'll ever find. It's perfect for both the hardcore baseball fan and the newbie. Lots of fun, some great simulation, and a beautiful visual experience easily makes this the only baseball game worth picking up.
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