MVP Baseball 2004

MVP Baseball 2004

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.4
out of 22 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1
  • Total Downloads:
    253,842
  • Date Added:
    March 29, 2004
  • File Size:
    236.6MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    28
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 98/Me/2000/XP

Editors' Review

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This second edition of MVP Baseball improves quite a bit from its first release, fixing glaring omissions such as bull-pen pitchers and coaching visits to the mound, and completely revamping the hitting system. The pitching-and-defensive system is tighter as well, with a console-style control scheme that's much more enjoyable with a game controller. The demo only allows one three-inning game between the Red Sox and the Yankees, but it's a good introduction to the gameplay mechanics. Unfortunately, management-simulation features are only available in the full version.

The graphics and audio in the game are fantastic. Giants announcers Duane Kuiper and Mike Krukow offer fantastic play-by-play commentary, with detailed info about each player. The atmosphere of the crowd also is impressive and realistic. Customizable replays show the nitty-gritty details, and MLB superstars have their own signature home-run celebrations. The unique pitching system uses a well-designed meter for gauging accuracy and location, but a dual-analog controller is essential for any success hitting or fielding. The left analog stick controls your players' movements, while the right-analog stick (which can be simulated with the Shift key plus directional buttons on the keyboard) performs dives and jumps when fielding, initiates advanced sliding techniques on the bases, and aims your bat at the plate. Using the Pure Swing System to direct your swing is impossible without a controller. Although the game loses some points for antagonizing gamers sans controllers, the strong graphics, quality gameplay, and excellent attention to detail earn the demo high marks.

 
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User Reviews
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4 stars

"Wonderful"

June 04, 2008  |  By DietrichKaiser

 |  Version: MVP Baseball 2004 1

Pros

From the graphics, to the gameplay engine and to the music and ambiency, this is a must-have for baseball fans...

Cons

The batting controls aren't exactly friendly, even more so if you don't have a joystick

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5 stars

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April 10, 2008  |  By carloslezamaaguirre

 |  Version: MVP Baseball 2004 1

Pros

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Cons

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3 stars

"dsa"

January 12, 2008  |  By µüÃÄ

 |  Version: MVP Baseball 2004 1

Pros

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Cons

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3 stars

"Nice, but . . . "

September 07, 2007  |  By KenFougere

 |  Version: MVP Baseball 2004 1

Pros

Love beating up on the Yankees . . .

Cons

It doesn't remember previous game settings. So you have go through and change your preferences every new game . . .

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5 stars

"Amazing"

May 17, 2006  |  By the_man7

 |  Version: MVP Baseball 2004 1

Pros

Everything about it, great graphics, gameplay is top notch

Cons

Difficult to play Outfield

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1 stars

"Pretty Weak PC Game"

December 10, 2004  |  By dreslough

 |  Version: MVP Baseball 2004 1

Summary

As a port of a mediocre PS2 game, this is very clunky. Very hard to control gameplay compared to older games like Front Page Sports or Tony LaRussa. On the PC, you would expect the Franchise Mode to be decent. But it's very poor compared to Baseball Mogul.

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5 stars

"Great CPU Game"

August 13, 2004

 |  Version: MVP Baseball 2004 1

Summary

It really takes the cake in graphics but the gameplay rules too.

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5 stars

"wengyisen"

August 05, 2004

 |  Version: MVP Baseball 2004 1

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5 stars

"I havent played it yet but they're already asking for a review as a requirement to play."

July 26, 2004

 |  Version: MVP Baseball 2004 1

Summary

Why are they requiring me to review the game if I haven't been given access to play it yet.

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5 stars

"Sweet."

June 21, 2004

 |  Version: MVP Baseball 2004 1

Summary

The gameplay, graphics, and everything on this DEMO are sikk!

Awesome, I highly recommend it.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher EA Sports
Publisher web site http://www.easports.com/
Release Date March 29, 2004
Date Added March 29, 2004
Version 1
Category
Category Games
Subcategory Sports Games
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows 98
Additional Requirements Windows 98/Me/2000/XP, 700MHz CPU, 128MB RAM (258MB RAM for Windows 2000/XP) DirectX 9.0 compatible 32MB video card
Download Information
File Size 236.6MB
File Name mvp04_pcdemo.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 253,842
Downloads Last Week 28
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Two teams, one game
Price $39.99
 
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