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  • Summary: Major League Baseball 2K6 is the newest baseball offering from 2K Sports and the only MLB-licensed game this year. Use the new Inside Edge scouting service to get detailed stat tracking and in-depth player reports. MLB 2K6 features detailed controls, letting you use the analog sticks to make precision changes to your swings and throws. ESPN broadcasters Joe Miller and Joe Morgan return to do the commentary. In addition to the single-player season and exhibition modes, MLB 2K6 includes a multiplayer mode. Collapse
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  1. If you're a baseball fan and the only game console you own is Nintendo's GameCube, then by all means, go out and grab Major League Baseball 2K6. Its portrayal of the sport may not be exciting, but the underlying gameplay is deep and satisfying.
  2. 70
    It's a smart game off the field with the Inside Edge and intelligent franchise mode but, in the end, MLB 2K6 is a decent baseball title and a strong base to move forward with the MLB license.
  3. Most games will have you shaking your head (if not cursing) at the fielding. That's a huge letdown when the pitching and batting interaction is as strong as that of MLB 2K6. Inside Edge is such a fantastic addition that fans have to see it in action.
  4. As a game, MLB 2K6 feels more than competent, but it fails to excel. Much like last year's Cubs, it has its shining moments, but in the end you're left with the distinct feeling that it could have been so much more.
  5. It may not be the greatest game ever, but its attention to the intricacies of the sport should satisfy both baseball fans and gamers alike. [July 2006, p.90]
  6. Activating the showboating feature gives you the chance to make a spectacular behind-the-back catch of a routine fly ball, but...the joys of fielding end there. When you aren't overrunning the ball, you're stuck in molasses trying to turn back to get it.
  7. 40
    Unless you're desperate for a baseball game on your 'Cube, MLB 2K6 is probably worth passing up.

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