World Series Baseball 2K3 PlayStation 2

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8.7

Generally favorable reviews- based on 19 Ratings

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  • Summary: WSB 2K3 spent the offseason improving what was already THE baseball franchise by adding an all-new ESPN broadcast presentation, more classic uniforms for every team, player-specific batting stances and pitching styles for Hall of Fame players, and historic ballparks. WSB 2K3's unrivaledWSB 2K3 spent the offseason improving what was already THE baseball franchise by adding an all-new ESPN broadcast presentation, more classic uniforms for every team, player-specific batting stances and pitching styles for Hall of Fame players, and historic ballparks. WSB 2K3's unrivaled gameplay gives users what they asked for, including: a jump button for home run-robbing snatches and line drive-snaring grabs, user-controlled leadoffs, drag bunts, improved double play animations, power swings, and more. [Sega] Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 20 out of 21
  2. Negative: 0 out of 21
  1. Entertainment Weekly
    100
    In the latest edition, crushing those 500-foot homers is still possible, but not nearly as fun as flashing the leather: Even a routine double play is elevated into breathtaking spectacle. [2 May 2003, p.79]
  2. 100
    What’s so cool about the game is that anyone can pick up and play, and can get into the deep simulation that the game is. I like that fact a lot. [Score = A+]
  3. 90
    Complete in nearly every way and is a good bet for casual fans who just want to slap a few balls out of the infield and diehards who will settle for nothing less than a full career simulation.
  4. If you prefer a quicker-paced game buy "High Heat," but if you like a more methodical and in-depth game, buy WSB.
  5. The graphics should have been better and the sound could use some improvement but the gameplay and depth are practically untouchable.
  6. 84
    Has the edge on the management and simulation side of the game. Its franchise mode is excellent and makes "MVP Baseball 2003"'s look like a Johnny-come-lately. On the flip side, "MVP Baseball 2003" has a slight edge in gameplay.
  7. Game Informer
    68
    Nothing even comes close to touching its encyclopedic approach toward statistics. [Apr 2003, p.83]

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 12
  2. Negative: 0 out of 12
  1. KarlG.
    Jun 2, 2003
    10
    THE BEST GAME EVER!!!
  2. DavidR.
    Mar 19, 2003
    10
    Amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  3. [Anonymous]
    May 31, 2003
    10
    FABuLOUS!!!!!!!!!!
  4. BillyO.
    Apr 21, 2003
    9
    Very good game! I have a few problems with it, but I like it way better than High Heat or any of the other games out there.
  5. AndrewC.
    Apr 27, 2003
    9
    I agree with an earlier poster. There are a few problems that would annoy your average nitpicker, but all in all, this is probably the best I agree with an earlier poster. There are a few problems that would annoy your average nitpicker, but all in all, this is probably the best baseball game out there right now. Expand
  6. PaulD.
    Jul 5, 2003
    8
    MVP has a little better control.
  7. Stephen
    Mar 22, 2003
    7
    I would get give it a higher score, but I found a stat bug in my very first game. I did a double switch and the box gave the save to my I would get give it a higher score, but I found a stat bug in my very first game. I did a double switch and the box gave the save to my catcher instead on my closer. Unforgivable. It does play a good game of baseball, but if it can't keep the stats it is not getting higher than a seven from me. Expand

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