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6.4 out of 10

MVP Baseball

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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 7
7.0
Sound 8
8.0

MVP Baseball

Portable Review
7 August 2005
  • Excerpt: Picking a Sports title that you will enjoy is a tough one. The genre is plagued with garbage, and you never really know if you’ll like it unless you play it. One usually becomes a fan of a series of sports games and doesn’t stray from buying those every year. I actually haven’t gone out to buy a baseball game since All Star Baseball was first coming around.
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CVG
16 July 2005
  • Excerpt: Do not buy this game if you respect yourself and the game of baseball. Assuming you have played MVP Baseball 2004 for consoles and PC, the PSP version of MVP is an exact port of MVP 2004 with the first patch that came out for the PC and PS2 console. It has outdated rosters (The same rosters 2005 for consoles and PC SHIPPED with) and cannot be updated via infrastructure mode.
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Popular baseball video game makes move to the PSP

Consumer Electronics Net
5 July 2005
  • Excerpt: I picked up a copy of EAs latest major league baseball game (named MVP Baseball) for my PlayStation Portable. Ive always enjoyed EA sports games over the years because they would always go into great detail toward the players, stadiums, situations and additional game features. After picking up MVP Baseball, I was hoping that all of that great detail that I enjoy so much about EAs sports games could be brought over to the PSP.
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Overall 8
7.9

MVP Baseball

Playstation Illustrated
19 June 2005
  • Excerpt: A few month's after Sony's baseball offering, MLB , EA is entering the pennant chase with it's own baseball game, MVP Baseball . Like it's competitor, MVP is a tweaked down version of the PS2 version of the same game. Whereas Sony's offering pulled out many of the more cosmetic aspects of the game, MVP keeps that stuff in and instead removes a few of the game's deeper play modes. Graphically, MVP Baseball is about as close as you can get to the PS2 version on a handheld.
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Overall 5
5.0

MVP Baseball

Operation Sports
8 June 2005
  • Excerpt: , released just a few months ago. This year's console innovations like the "Batter's Eye", yellow zones on the pitch meter, addictive minigames, and arguing calls are all absent.
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Overall 8
7.7

MVP Baseball Review

GameSpot
27 May 2005
  • Summary: MVP Baseball for the PSP is both rough around the edges and missing some of the features that made the console versions so appealing. But it's still tops in terms of authentic gameplay.
  • Pros: Authentic pace and plays, Huge variety of different play animations, You can control literally everything, Nonstop play-by-play, Loads of unlockable jerseys and players
  • Cons: Choppy animation, No franchise or online modes, Game stalls briefly during cutaways, Low poly count compared to PS2 version
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Overall 7
7.0
Design 5
5.0
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 8
7.5
Sound 8
7.5

Expert Review

Game Freaks 365
26 May 2005
  • Excerpt: I have never been a fan of the great American pastime. I wanted to expand my horizons with MVP Baseball for the PSP. Baseball, to me, has always been boring to watch and only slightly fun to play. Baseball video games are probably my preferable choice when it comes to anything baseball, but EA Sports' MVP Baseball on the PSP is not really the best way to go.
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MVP Baseball

DarkStation
10 May 2005
  • Conclusion: Graphically this game is not all that spectacular either, and that is mainly due to the poor looking character models that I thought were some of the worst I had seen on the PSP. I was honestly extremely disappointed with how the game was presented; it looked as though it had been rushed all over the graphical department. The environments were a little bit better than the character models, and the game’s animations were lack luster as well.
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