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MLB 14: The Show
Third Strike
by Wesley Copeland 29/4/2014
Product: MLB 14: The Show
Developer: Sony San Diego
Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment
Format: PS Vita
Genre: Sports
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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Baseball is a cracking sport. When your team's down and out, then the lead star - from out of nowhere - hits that much-needed home run, and the crowd ignites, the excitement can be felt cities away.

Unfortunately, what makes baseball great doesn't translate all that well to video games. The magic, which captivates millions, is simplified down to, "Hit ball with bat," and "Press left or right to move a bit."

Thank you very much

Batting in MLB 14, for example, feels dull. Each of the face buttons has a different swing or bunt attached to it, so whenever the pitcher lets fly you press one at the right time to swing, and pray you make contact. ...
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MLB 14 looks great and has a host of cool features, but strikes out when it comes to gameplay
Audio/visual: 7
Gameplay: 3
Value: 6
Innovation: 3
Overall: 5
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