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Real teams, real stadiums, but no overt or unexpected product placement.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this is a baseball simulation, but that doesn't mean the players chew tobacco, spit, or scratch themselves as they do in real life. The purity and beauty of the sport is on display here. This game is unique because it allows players to create their own player and watch him come up through the Minors into the Majors.
Is It Any Good?
If "take me out to the ball game" is a pastime you enjoy, then MLB '07 might be a good game to pick up. But in terms of graphics and controls, this game isn't perfect. There are occasional glitches: players run through each other and a fly ball arcing out of reach of the Center Fielder will sometimes magically move downward into his mitt. That's disappointing, and would be reflected more in the score were it not for MLB '07's excellent Road to the Show mode.
Road to the Show mode is unique, completely new, and a refreshing way to play. It's a fun and realistic way to simulate how a player plays baseball, All told MLB '07: The Show isn't perfect, but with the Road to the Show mode, it offers something compelling that players can't get anywhere else.
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