Reviews and Problems with Major League Baseball 2K5
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Game Over Online
6 May 2005
Excerpt: First of all, let’s take a look at the improvements that make 2K5 stand out from other sports games. In most games, pitching has always been a matter of gauging the timing of your throw within a sliding meter. While this is somewhat responsive, there’s something about it that doesn’t seem realistic. Enter 2K5’s revamped pitching system, which centers completely around the strike zone.
Excerpt: Major League Baseball 2K5 review Game Over Online - http://www.game-over.com As the last title in the 2004-2005 sports season, Major League Baseball 2K5 had one gigantic hill to climb out of any sports game this year. It was the closer to one of the most tumultuous years of the gaming industry, which saw many leagues parceled up and sold to the best bidder.
Excerpt: "Major League Baseball 2K5" arrives this spring amongst great anticipation. A new developer, Kush Games, is in charge, and the game itself has been dramatically overhauled for 2005. Was it worth it?
Pros: Multiple control schemes for various skill levels, Perfect set of online features, Excellent ESPN style cameras and commentary, Authentic stadiums and crowds, Franchise mode supports multiple players
Cons: Wild pitch bug a deal breaker for some, Minor Leagues not as complete as in other games, Some plays repeat too often