Friday, December 21, 2007

MLB 2K7 History
The new iteration features a stunningly lifelike batter/pitcher interface on seventh generation console systems, as well as more detailed models and AI tweaks. Last year's "Inside Edge" also returns, with a tweak in that playing to a player's strengths causes a boost in ability.
Other new features, as published by 2K Sports, include:
Other additions include a ramped up player and manager ejection system, including a minigame in which the player controlling the manager will tap a button to argue with the umpire; in multiplayer, the opponent will take control of the umpire and try to precision tap a button to eject the opponent's manager. A managerial ejection will cause the player's team to be controlled by the CPU MLB 2K7 Gameplay
On June 28, 2007, the Xbox 360 version received an online update, and announced that a line of classic stadiums would be appearing on Xbox Live Marketplace, starting with Stade Olympique for free.

Sportsman's Park, Forbes Field, Griffith Stadium, Shibe Park, Polo Grounds, and Crosley Field for 800 Microsoft Points ($10 USD).
The other three packages offered 2 of each of the above stadiums for 300 Microsoft Points each. Reception
The chiefly alternative rock soundtrack includes the following artists and songs:
(Only 12 of the 21 songs are included on the Playstation 2 and Xbox versions.)

"1970" - The Stooges
"Breed" - Nirvana
"Down" - 311
"Emergency" - Cities in Dust
"Hold on to Your Genre" - Les Savy Fav
"High Five Anxiety" - Nerf Herder
"I Can't Shake It" - Five Horse Johnson
"Insistor" - Tapes 'n Tapes
"Little Girl" - Death From Above 1979
"Man's Ruin" - Greatdayforup
"A Message to You Rudy" - The Specials
"Middle Management" - Bishop Allen
"Mr. Grieves" - Pixies
"Munich" - Editors
"Naïve" - The Jealous Sound
"A Passing Feeling" - The Thermals
"Plan of the Man" - The M's
"The Rat" - The Walkmen
"Set the Speed" - Dixie Witch
"Summertime" *- Sublime
"Woman" - Wolfmother