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Mixed or average reviews- based on 17 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 17
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 17
  3. Negative: 4 out of 17

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  1. Mar 5, 2013
    This is an awesome Game if you call yourself a baseball fan! It is much better than last years vita game. There are cut scenes after a batter gets a hit or a baserunner steals a base. And the gameplay is much smoother than last years game. I would recommend it to anyone with a vita. It plays just like the ps3 version and I forgot to mention the Postseason mode isn't as good as the ps3 version for audio. But the audio is still great for a portable system. Must buy game! Much better than Mlb 12 the show for Ps vita! Expand
  2. Mar 13, 2013
    i was impressed with the first game on a new system, yeah there were some graphics and frame rate issues, but overall this years version is a step up. smoother animations and frame rate, graphics seem to be about the same, which is still very impressive. i'm finding it a little easier than last years but overall its an amazing experience on a handheld and well worth the investment even if you're still playing last years! Expand
  3. Mar 9, 2013
    Overall, this game is very good. The game is similar MLB 12 Vita, but added cutscenes and beginner mode are great additions to the game, and my favorite new addition, Online HR Derby. This mode is amazing and very addicting. Even if you have MLB 12: the Show, you should still buy this game.
  4. EUR
    Mar 30, 2013
    GRAPHICS 8 improved framerate, good eye-candy
    SOUND 8 lacks ps3 port season audio, everything else is spot on
    CONTROLS 9 perfect, sticks are a bit too sensitive
    REPLAY 10 lots of options, online, offline, RTTS, season. Endless game.
    FINAL MLB 13 is an improvement over MLB 12.
    Note for EU users: this year cloud saving works flawlessly and its well worth it Go Buy!
  5. Jun 3, 2013
    Best Sport game for PS VITA so far! its easy to play, good grpahics for the Vita and a very good career mode (road to the show) by far my favorite Vita game! even if i´m not really a baseball fan!

Generally favorable reviews - based on 7 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 7
  2. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. May 29, 2013
    Even though the graphics and controls can’t compete with its console brother, MLB 13 on Vita still offers a fun and deep baseball sim.
  2. Apr 21, 2013
    The lack of proper tutorials for newcomers makes the game way too hard from the start for anyone that doesn't understand baseball. There's a great sports game in there, but it's hidden behind a steep learning curve and the lack of assistance from the game. If you're up for the challenge you'll probably be pleasantly surprised. I however will let the dream of baseball remain just a dream.
  3. 82
    Sure it does not look as good as the PS3 version of the game and there are some technical issues that rear their ugly head from time to time, yet there is no mistaking this is an amazingly deep game for gamers on the go and one baseball fans with a PS Vita can purchase with confidence.