Excerpt: Before Triple Play 2000 hit the shelves I've been thinking about the game, whether it will be the same as Triple Play '99 or will it be worser. Another thing I had to worry about was MLB 2000, Triple Play's bigest competetor.
Excerpt: The Triple Play series has undergone some major working the past few years. Each year since its debut in 1997, EA has tried too much to fix on glaring problem that was evident in the previous version, and ended up not focusing enough on the game.
Excerpt: In a word, Triple Play 2000 is “breathtaking.” I guess if you’re gonna do a game, might as well do it right. To be honest, I really didn’t know what to expect as TP 2000 (heh heh heh -- I said “TP”) was booting up, but I was blown away by how beautifully rendered everything was, and how the in-game...
Conclusion: TP2000 beat All Star Baseball 2000 and Ken Griffey's slugfest out of the box, which is no minor consideration in light of EA's reputation across the broader gaming public, especially for those people who will pop for only one baseball game.