MLB: The Show 17
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Developer: SIE San Diego Studio
Content Rating: Everyone
MLB The Show 17 delivers the most realistic and personal baseball gaming experience on consoles. This year The Show offers exciting gameplay improvements and a greater ability to personalize your baseball experience.
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MLB The Show 17 continues the series' fantastic tradition of consistency and refinement. Improvements to its various game modes give you more ways to play the game how you want to, and the action on the field has never been better, with smarter fielding AI, and enhanced ball physics that bring the hitting to life.
At first blush, MLB The Show 17 is more of the same; but when taken together, it's actually a great update. It brings with it a lot of small but much-needed tweaks to the play on the field, and the graphics have never looked so good. Even better, Franchise mode actually feels approachable now. It leaves some opportunities on the table, but MLB The Show is still a great baseball sim that feels that much better with this year's update.
Controls are flawless, graphically the Show is about as good as we’re going to get before hitting that uncanny valley. The only rough spots are the stilted commentary and repetitive scenes in the Path modes. But it all fades away when you’re fielding a line drive and turn a double play, or when you crack a ball into the right field bleachers and watch your own hometown hero round the bases pumping his fist in the air. This is America’s Pastime still, even if its status as such has taken a backseat to the NBA and NFL.