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Overall 8
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Design 7
7.0
Gameplay 8
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Graphics 9
8.5
Sound 9
8.5

Expert Review

Game Freaks 365
25 April 2012
  • Excerpt: The latest entry of the Disgaea franchise is the third release for a Sony handheld - it also happens to be a re-release of Disgaea 3, subtitled "Abscence of Detention". On the plus side, the game boasts better controls and bonus content, exclusive to Vita players.
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Overall 9
8.6
Gameplay 8
8.4
Graphics 9
8.7
Sound 9
9.3

MLB (PSP)

Digital Sportspage
9 May 2009
  • Conclusion: 989 Sports made a decision about the direction they were going to bring the MLB series to the PSP and they definitely stuck to their guns with it. They decided to take the already solid gameplay from the PS2 version and leave out a lot of the extras in an attempt at bringing a solid game of baseball that you can play in small, quick doses.
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 9
8.5

MLB

Game Boyz
3 November 2006
  • Excerpt: 1-2 Players Memory Stick Duo (1 MB) Wi-fi Compatible (Ad Hoc & Infrastructure) Enjoying a sports based videogame is usually a hit or miss experience. There are those who live and die by the simulation aspects of a title and there are those who don’t care about stats and realism and enjoy a more arcadey type of experience. For me, I do not favour any one of these beliefs as my main goal is to play any sports title and hope to enjoy it.
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Overall 9
8.8

MLB

Playstation Illustrated
11 August 2006
  • Excerpt: As the old adage goes, “Third time is a charm,” or, in the case of 989’s PSP launch line-up, the fourth time is. MLB is essentially a port of the PS2 version of the same game. With the exception of a few minor details, such as batter walk-ups and celebrations, the presentation makes its way to the PSP relatively intact. Player models are fairly well detailed and animate smoothly. Most of the flashier animations like diving catches and knee catches are around.
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Overall 8
8.2

MLB

Auracore MediaWorks
13 August 2005
Overall 8
8.0

MLB

Game Over Online
8 June 2005
  • Excerpt: With the debut of the PSP, Sony definitely wanted to make an impression on athletic fans that its handheld could fulfill their competitive drive. Although the basketball and hockey franchises from 989 Sports were decent translations from their console counterparts, there were enough items left out to make the games shadows of their PS2 selves. But wow, what a difference three sports launch titles makes.
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Overall 8
8.0

MLB '05

Operation Sports
16 May 2005
  • Excerpt: Baseball titles for handheld gaming systems have left a lot to be desired over the years.
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Overall 8
8.4
Features 7
6.5
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 8
8.0
Lifespan 8
8.0

MLB

Gaming Target
20 April 2005
Overall 8
8.0

MLB Review

GameSpot
15 April 2005
  • Summary: Take some features out of MLB 2006 for the PS2 and you end up with MLB for the PSP, which is a great game, despite its flaws.
  • Pros: Wonderful stadiums and animations, Physics and pace are perfect, Batting and pitching feel like the real thing, Vasgersian's commentary is chatty and sublime
  • Cons: Disappointing lack of a franchise mode and roster editing, No TV-style replays, close-ups, or homer celebrations, Online mode is bare-bones, Can't control leadoffs or defensive alignment
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MLB

DarkStation
15 April 2005
  • Conclusion: MLB 2006 is not perfect, but it’s a darn good baseball game. The career mode is a great addition to the series and the gameplay is definitely picking up some steam. No longer is 989 trailing in the baseball race as all of these games are really neck-to-neck this year. But let me tell you, if you’re in the market for a great career mode, MLB 2006 is the way to go!
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