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MLB 12 The Show
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Release Date (US):
March 6th, 2012
Release Date (UK):
Online Players:
E [Everyone]
PSU Rank:
0 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PS3:
0 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Also available on PlayStation Vita.

About MLB 12 The Show

The popular baseball game returns with Move controls and 3D graphics.



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One of the best baseball games to date, MLB 12 The Show gets an overhaul just where it needed it. With cross-platform play, hardcore fans can take their long season wherever they want.

We like

  • Terrific broadcast presentation
  • Realistic ball physics
  • Cross-platform play

We dislike

  • Pulse pitching feels out of place
  • Commentary is good, but sometimes dated
  • Game modes could use greater enhancement

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Baseball is a game of patience. Innings can drag on for what feels like hours, and unless you are in the stadium with a dog in one hand and a tall one in the other the thrill of the game is lost in long moments of batter verse pitcher battles. Yet, it’s America’s game, the traditional pastime that’s practically stitched into our flag. As the season begins fans across the country can’t help but get excit...

MLB 12 The Show News

  • Sony San Diego explains its exclusive development of MLB The Show

    Sony San Diego told the popular digital gaming magazine GameQ the reason why it exclusively develops the MLB The Show series. Each version of MLB The Show is a milestone, and each year it gets better. Christian Phillips, senior director of Sony San Diego, told GameQ that the company wishes to "...

  • Adrian Gonzalez takes us on The Road to the Show in MLB 12 video

    Sony recently released a video featuring Adrian Gonzalez discussing his path to The Show for the upcoming MLB 12 The Show. You’ll also see Damian, a fan of the series, talk about his virtual Road to The Show moments. The video shows off the parallels between the real life and virtual MLB e...

  • Sony shows off MLB 12 The Show Move controls

    Sony released a new video highlighting the new PlayStation Move control scheme for the upcoming baseball hit MLB 12 The Show. The point of the video shows an emphasis on simplistic gameplay execution with the PlayStation Move, regardless of fielding position. A square in the center of the TV screen...

  • Bundle MLB 12 The Show for PS3, Vita for discounted price

    Playstation just announced that it's offering a special bundle price for both the Playstation 3 and Playstation Vita versions of MLB 12 The Show. Playstation disclaimed that this bundling opportunity is only for a limited time. Through most major retailers, anyone who buys both the PS3 and the...

  • Take your first look at MLB 12 The Show in action

    The MLB The Show franchise was always heralded for its realistic simulation-style approach as a game based on the U.S. national pastime, baseball. MLB 12 The Show is aiming to once again set the bar for realistic baseball in gaming, as shown in the trailer below.   With newly ...

  • MLB 12 The Show boxart revealed

    Sony has revealed the cover art for MLB 12 The Show. This year’s version of the popular PlayStation-exclusive baseball game features Red Sox All-Star first baseman Adrian Gonzalez on the cover. Sony originally announced the cover athlete back in November, but today we get our first glimpse...

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