Game details

Game:
MLB 09: The Show
AKA
MLB 09
Genre:
Sports
Sub Genre:
Baseball
Release Date (US):
March 3rd, 2009
Release Date (UK):
N/A
Players:
1-2
Online Players:
2
Developers:
SCEA
Publisher:
SCEA
Rating:
E [Everyone]
PSU Rank:
209 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PS3:
182 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Also available on PS2 and PSP

About MLB 09: The Show

MLB 09: The Show continues to set itself apart from the other MLB games on the market with its attention to detail and unparalleled gameplay. Looking to build on that reputation, the game has added several new features and subtleties that play a huge role in bringing the baseball experience to life. Incredible stadium detail and signage, wear and tear on the field, dusk to night lighting transitions, and stadium JumboTron animations help immerse users in the ultimate baseball experience.

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PSU Review Score
9.0
Avg. user review score:
8.6

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Summary

MLB 09: The Show improves on enough aspects of its predecessor to warrant its yearly purchase. With advancements in the Road to the Show and Franchise modes, gamers will be playing this title all year.

We like

  • The new training modes for Road to the Show
  • The hot shot and bobble fielding situations
  • The lighting and precise detail of the stadiums

We dislike

  • That online play isn’t as fluid as it needs to be right now

See PSU's review on Metacritic & GameRankings

It’s that time of year again when the snow trickles away, the air warms up, and parents bring their kids to Spring Training to get a first glimpse at the superstars of tomorrow. Baseball season is right around the corner, and with it comes the annual release of what has quickly become the gaming industry’s greatest baseball franchise, MLB: The Show. Last year’s release, MLB 08: The Show, corrected some of...

MLB 09: The Show News

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