Summary: “MLB 14 The Show” is a baseball lover's dream. It is an incredibly deep, fun sports simulator. It is also glitchy, weird, frustrating, and nearly identical to last year’s team. There are moments of greatness inherently built into the foundation of this incredible franchise but, comparatively, this...
Deep, detailed baseball game among best for sports fans.
Common Sense Media
7 August 2014
Summary: Parents need to know that MLB 14: The Show is a straightforward simulation based on Major League Baseball. Players can become a baseball star or a general manager, guiding an athlete or a major league team to the World Series.
Summary: Baseball season is in full swing, which means another version of MLB: The Show is upon us. While there is only so much a company can do to improve upon an annual title the folks at Sony have outdone themselves with this year's title.
MLB 14 The Show PS4 Review: The bar for baseball raised yet again
8 May 2014
Summary: Not much keeps MLB 14 The Show on PS4 from being the very best it can be on almost all levels. Though some uncommon visual and network discrepancies linger, San Diego Studios raises the bar that it's set for the last eight years in baseball simulation.
Pros: Authentic broadcast-level presentation, Actual online play works smoothly, Butter-smooth frame rate
Excerpt: As with any popular sport known to man we have an annual baseball game in our glove. It is fairly safe to say that any sport enthusiast that plays video games is going to buy literally every seasonal game, if not stagger their purchases every other year.
MLB 14 The Show PS Vita Review: Well, they accurately portrayed the Mets
18 April 2014
Excerpt: Baseball is the toughest game to play. Not only do you have to have incredible hand-eye coordination, but you have to be smart. Pete Rose once described it by saying, "You have a round ball and a round bat, and you got to hit it square." Wrap your head around that.
Summary: MLB 14: The Show will more than likely go down well with fans of the series and big fans of baseball, but for others, not so much. When your mates come over for a few games, you won’t be sticking this on anytime soon.
Summary: I was ready for last year’s The Show to be its PS3 swansong, I was feeling it. It’s not that it wasn’t good. It was as good as it ever was. But there were signs of age. The same old horrifying fan models in the stands with crooked limbs and dead faces. The same bone dry commentators.
Excerpt: The baseball season is well underway and that can only mean it’s time for another edition of MLB: The Show. Now that 2K sports’ MLB 2K is out of the picture, the stage is set for the only game in town.
Conclusion: Concept: New features dramatically cut down the time it takes to complete a game, allowing players to get deeper into seasons
Graphics: New fielding animations add authenticity to specific plays.