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MLB 09: The Show
7.9 out of 10

MLB 09: The Show

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Overall 6
6.0

The pitching is fun and you can waste tons of time simply playing ...

Steve B, Amazon
28 September 2014
  • Summary: As a casual baseball fan, I just bought the game as a way to appease my somewhat rare craving to play a baseball video game. The pitching is fun and you can waste tons of time simply playing Road to the Show as a pitcher, but the hitting is difficult to figure out.
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Overall 6
6.0

Online Play canceled

Max Sterling, Amazon
23 June 2010
  • Summary: I think many of the people who wrote previous reviews have given this game a fair assessment. I got back into playing console games recently and picked this game up b/c it was last years game and I didn't want to break the bank on video games. As a baseball fanatic, I really enjoyed this game.
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Overall 6
6.0

Decent game

Anonymous, Newegg
3 December 2009
  • Summary: A very fun baseball sim and sometimes a fun game to play when the cpu doesn't cheat.
  • Pros: RTTS is very fun it's awesome to control just one player. When the computer isn't cheap it is a very fun game.
  • Cons: When pitching in RTTS the cpu gets hits down the line a lot of the time. The cpu can be very cheap (3 home runs in a row to win a game -.-, yeah its happened) online play is plagued with lag it's almost impossible to hit consistently which is why I don't play online.
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Overall 6
6.0

ALMOST a great game

Peter DeMars "repete66211", Amazon
23 June 2009
  • Summary: First, this is the most realistically rendered baseball game I've ever seen or played. It looks beautiful. Add to that the incredible array of customization and game play options and you could make due without playing any other game for months. However... You don't play MLB:09, it plays you.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good if you are die hard

Michael K., Newegg
8 April 2009
  • Summary: If you are going to play this game every day and like baseball, you will love it. If you want to be more casual with it, I would advise against it.
  • Pros: Very realistic. Road to the Show mode is addicting.
  • Cons: Very challenging for the casual gamer. There are settings to make timing easier but it's still quite hard.
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Overall 6
6.0

Killer game, but bad online servers

D. Morin "sporin71", Amazon
30 March 2009
  • Summary: This is literally the best baseball game I've ever seen. Graphics and gameplay are spot on (PS3). A simply sensational game in person or against the computer on my own TV. BUT online play is just awful. Tons of lag and "traffic delays" make it barely playable.
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Overall 6
6.0

Great game if you don't play online otherwise crap.

Mike Cherry, Amazon
11 March 2009
  • Summary: The game looks great and all that but what if you don't want to play the computer? Online is UNPLAYABLE. I have a fast connection and I've googled about this and everybody else has the same problems. Every game you try to play online lags badly.
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Overall 6
6.0

Very very difficult for a beginner

Gilligan841, Amazon
22 June 2009
  • Summary: This is the first baseball game ever for me. Good scores from reviewers, so I bought it. First of all, this game is probably the most tough game I have played so far in a "rookie" mode. Don't think to pitch and bat and score in this mode.
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