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MLB 09 The Show

MLB 09 The Show
Sony

March 3rd, 2009







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Platform: Sony PSP

Rating: 4.0 / 5.0 (14 votes)

Released: 2009-03-03

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MLB 09 The Show by Sony

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Brand: Sony Category: Sports Platform: Sony PSP ESRB: Everyone


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Description

Features include:

•Improved In-Game Pitcher and Batter Analysis – The Pitch Analysis is a breakdown of all the pitches thrown during the current game being played. This is also available for Batters.
•Road to the Show 3.0 – The new version of the popular mode includes an all-new steal and leadoff system, and more interaction with the player's coaches.
•Custom Music, Fan Yells and Chants – Using our My MLB Music feature, store all of your favorite m

Features

  • Improved In-Game Pitcher and Batter Analysis – The Pitch Analysis is a breakdown of all the pitches thrown during the current game being played. This is also available for Batters.
  • Road to the Show 3.0 – The new version of the popular mode includes an all-new steal and leadoff system, and more interaction with the player's coaches.
  • Custom Music, Fan Yells and Chants – Using our My MLB Music feature, store all of your favorite music for play on MLB 09 The Show on your Memory Stick.
  • Improved online play – Now includes flex scheduling to allow players to play out-of-order games, and Roster Vault option to allow gamers can create their own custom rosters and upload them online for other gamers to use.
  • Progressive Batting Performance – Now players will be rewarded with slight contact bonuses for each batter who performs beyond his statistical ability under your control.

Editorial Review

MLB 09: The Show is back for the 2009 baseball season with all the authentic baseball action that baseball and video game fans have come to expect from the longest running officially licensed Major League Baseball game series on PlayStation platforms. The fourth game in the series, MLB 09 also includes a wealth of new features such as Road to the Show 3.0, a custom music, yell and chant feature, Online Season Leagues and Roster Vault.

'MLB 09: The Show' game logo
Swinging for the cheap seats in 'MLB 09: The Show'
Swing for the cheap seats.
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Stealing home in 'MLB 09: The Show'
Squeeze victory from the bases.
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Infielder leaping to avoid a sliding baserunner in 'MLB 09: The Show'
Play your position like a star.
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Picking off a baserunner at first in 'MLB 09: The Show'
Keep runners close on base.
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An Update to 'The Road to the Show'
MLB 09: The Show comes with the new and improved Road to the Show 3.0 which allows for interactive training, new settings, a new steal/ leadoff system, presentations and coach interactions. Interactive training will consist of a set of mini-games designed to improve a player’s ability and performance in various areas of baseball.

Online League Play
Along with improvements to the traditional Online Leagues, MLB 09 will offer major additions to Online Season Leagues. New Online Season Leagues will allow you to hold a fully functional draft and utilize a Flex Schedule, allowing players to play games ahead in the schedule.

Roster Vault
Roster Vault gives users the ability to create their perfect roster offline by adjusting player attributes, appearance, accessories, etc… Users can then save this Roster to their Memory Card. Once online users can upload them from where they are stored to allow others users online to download, use and rate their Roster. The new Roster Vault feature lets the The Show community share and judge any Roster.

Custom Music, Fan Yells and Chants
Using our My MLB Music feature, store all of your favorite music for play on MLB 09 The Show on your Memory Stick. You can also edit any of your tracks and assign a batter walkup to all of your favorite players. Along with Custom Music, MLB 09 will also offer Custom Fan Yells and Chants. Record a yell, with your own voice, and assign it to play for the player and situation of your choice.

Key Game Features:

  • Road to the Show 3.0 – The new version of the popular mode includes an all-new steal and leadoff system, and more interaction with the player's coaches.
  • Custom Music, Fan Yells and Chants – Using our My MLB Music feature, store all of your favorite music for play on MLB 09 The Show on your Memory Stick.
  • Improved online play – Now includes flex scheduling to allow players to play out-of-order games, and Roster Vault option to allow gamers can create their own custom rosters and upload them online for other gamers to use.
  • SportsConnect Online User Tracking (SCOUT) – SCOUT allows gamers to set their game preferences, store them on the server, and then allows the system to look for a Quick Match with an opponent that fits their criteria.
  • Multi-Branch Fielding – Branch Point Technology goes to a new level as gamers you can now take full control of fielders and break out of any animation in the process. Change a fielding decision and branch out of any animation after the first branch point.
  • Adaptive Pitching Intelligence (API) – Catchers will call the game based on individual strengths and weaknesses of each pitcher and analyze tendencies of batters.
  • Pitch Command System (PCs) – Pitchers' abilities to throw a specific pitch change depending on how often the pitcher throws it.
  • Revamped Umpire Personalities – Umpire personalities have been tweaked further.
  • Roster Vault – This gives users the ability to create their perfect roster offline by adjusting player attributes, appearance, accessories, etc… Users can then save this Roster to their Memory Card. Once online users can upload them from where they are stored to allow others users online to download, use and rate their Roster.
  • Catcher Called Games – The Show pushes the envelope for realism by incorporating catchers calling pitches. You’ll really know what it feels like to stand on the mound and nod or shake a pitch from the catcher. It’s up to you – just don’t make a mistake pitch. The catcher’s setup also acts as a guide to your decisions on where to locate a pitch.
  • Improved In-Game Pitcher and Batter Analysis – The Pitch Analysis is a breakdown of all the pitches thrown during the current game being played. You’ll be able sort by pitcher, LHB or RHB, pitch type and result. This is also available for Batters.
  • Progressive Batting Performance – Specific to each batter, you’ll be rewarded with slight contact bonuses for each batter who performs beyond his statistical ability under your control. Conversely, if your performance takes a dip, you’ll see slight decreases in contact for each batter that performs below that statistical ability.
  • 3-Man Booth – Rex Hudler joins Matt Vasgersian and Dave Campbell for the most comprehensive commentary you’ve heard in any baseball game. MLB 09: The Show sets the bar high with progressive commentary that changes you progress through the game, adapting to current actions and situations.
  • User Controlled Slides – Control base runners down to the last detail. Split-second decisions are the difference between a win and a loss so as you round the bases, you decide when it’s time to get dirty.
  • Unique Stadium Ambiance – Every MLB team is specific to their stadium with coordinated crowds, team colors and audio that catering to each team and specific players.

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Publisher: Sony Computer Ente.. Category: Sports Binding: Video Game Language: English

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