Posts Tagged ‘wrap-up’
  • The Wrap-Up: UFC 2009 Undisputed
    Posted June 7th, 2009 at 1:43 pm 60 Comments
    In the months leading up to the release of UFC 2009 Undisputed I viewed the game with a level of skepticism. Given THQ's history with the WWE games and being the first attempt at UFC I didn't know what fully to expect nor did I want to get my hopes too high. Then came the demo which blew apart every preconceived notion I had regarding the game. No it wasn't too stiff or mechanical. No it wasn't too difficult. Yes the differing styles would keep things fresh and vary experiences. And yes i...
  • The Wrap-Up: MLB 2K9
    Posted March 8th, 2009 at 9:29 am 244 Comments
    Heading into the release of MLB 2K9 there was a certain sense of optimism. Outside of one clearly identified problem everything pointed towards an improved offering, one that while maybe not great would be enough to satisfy baseball gaming fans on the 360. Unfortunately it didn't take long to realize that not only did that not turn out to be the case, but it is far worse than anyone would've anticipated. (more…)...
  • The Wrap-Up: MLB 09 The Show
    Posted March 6th, 2009 at 6:55 pm 188 Comments
    At times I've had some difficulty writing about The Show over the last couple months which is actually due to what a quality product 08 was. Usually you can assess the previous iteration and have an idea of what you're looking for out of the next. With 08 the only real glaring weakness was with online play. It is tougher to identify and discuss the improvements to a game when it was already so good to begin with. So that's where I start when evaluating MLB 09 The Show. I already knew it w...