Summary: Step up to the plate with the noise of the crowd ringing in your ears. Remember all of the training and practice that brought you to this point. As you prepare to swing a bat for the first time in an MLB game, you notice a lump in your throat.
Excerpt: Looking as outstanding as ever, Sony's MLB 10 The Show is a beautiful piece of eye candy when it comes to player models. Not only do they visually look great -- with outstanding textures and lighting -- but the animations are hands-down impressive and knock the competition out of the water.
Excerpt: , I was not as happy. There was something I didn’t like about the mechanics of the game. I moved on to the 2K Sports series and found myself sitting for hours on end playing in franchise mode, from the minor league games all the way up.
Summary: Building upon its reputation for immersion and unparalleled delivery of the baseball experience, as well as the addition of several new key features and enhancements, MLB 10 The Show is poised to continue the franchise's reign as the premier MLB licensed game on any platform.
Conclusion: MLB 10 The Show continues to be the best baseball game on the market although the gap is shrinking. This years game doesn’t seem to have the same velocity as last years but what it lacks in velocity it makes up for in finesse.
Excerpt: The month of March is by far my favorite time of the entire year. Why? Because March signifies the return of baseball. I have been playing the game ever since I was old enough to walk; I still pick up a pack of baseball cards whenever I get the opportunity; I viewed my trip to Fenway Park as a...
Pros: Graphics and presentation very realistic, Accessible game for all, The movie maker feature is great
Cons: The announcing is iffy, Load times are long during RttS, Meter pitching feels a bit dated
MLB 10: The Show may still be the best overall baseball game out there, but it's in a holding pattern this year and has some serious problems with online play.
10 March 2010
Summary: Let's get this out of the way right off the bat: MLB 10: The Show is still the undisputed champ in baseball games. On-field realism, spectacular broadcast presentation values, and attention to little details--right down to the scowl on Kevin Youkilis' face--make this a great achievement sure to warm...
Pros: Superb hitting interface and simulation, Completely lifelike ball physics and fielding, Road to the Show is as addictive as ever, Loads of new big-league presentation touches, Cool new A/V frills like the ability to record your own stadium jeers
Cons: Solo games last too long, due to supernaturally skilled computer batters, Some issues with pitching mechanics and random results, A fair number of bugs, mainly with the online multiplayer