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MLB SlugFest 20-03

MobyRank MobyScore
GameCube
82
4.4
PlayStation 2
76
3.2
Xbox
80
4.4
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Description

Midway's first extreme sports title that tackles the great American past-time... baseball. Take control of all of your favorite Major League Baseball teams and players armed with all of their real stats, attributes, abilities and attitude. Slugfest features many playable minigames, a season mode, quick play and exhibition play.

So what makes MLB Slugfest extreme? The game is far from a real baseball simulation. This is as arcade as it gets. Flaming fastballs that take out batters ankles (and reducing their stats), out-of-the-park home runs, dropkicking the catcher on your dash to home plate, kidney punching the batter who just ruined your no-hitter and many other brutal tactics bring sportsmanship to an all-new low.

Graphic touches include real player faces and details such as chewing gum and talking to teammates or opponents. Real stadiums all make their appearances along with several fantasy stadiums that can be unlocked.

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Alternate Titles

  • "MLB Slug Fest 2003" -- Common Spelling

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User Reviews

This game stinks! PlayStation 2 Exodia85 (2167)

The Press Says

Gaming Age GameCube Oct 11, 2002 A- 91
PSX Extreme PlayStation 2 Jul 01, 2002 8.3 out of 10 83
IGN GameCube Sep 12, 2002 8.2 out of 10 82
GameZone PlayStation 2 Jul 24, 2002 8.2 out of 10 82
Gaming Target Xbox Sep 17, 2002 8.2 out of 10 82
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Jun 21, 2002 8.1 out of 10 81
GameSpot GameCube Aug 28, 2002 8.1 out of 10 81
GameSpy PlayStation 2 Jun 26, 2002 73 out of 100 73
Kombo.com GameCube Nov 15, 2003 7 out of 10 70
Nintendojo GameCube 2002 6.5 out of 10 65

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