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This is the second Ken Griffey Jr. game form Angel Studios and Nintendo. While Major League Baseball Featuring Ken Griffey Jr. wasn’t very good, it at least had some unique aspects, with a more arcade-like gameplay that was extremely quick. Slugfest, however, is…

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Bottom of the 9th feels like an early third party N64 game. It looks and feels incredibly basic. The N64 has had an ungodly amount of baseball games by this point, yet Bottom of the 9th feels like it should have been the…

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With the many N64 baseball games, I now have a routine: start a game, try batting, fail, start again, repeat a few times until I hit the ball, watch the CPU catch it every time, try pitching, CPU hits nowhere near my places,…

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I’m not really sure what else I can say about this franchise – it was a yearly release in Japan and the core gameplay never really seemed to change much. One thing that does seem new in this version is a kind of…

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Yet another company trying their hand at a baseball game, although this series had already been on the PlayStation (some reviewers pointed out that this is based on Triple Play 99 on PlayStation, rather than 2000). This baseball game does stand out from…

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King of Pro Baseball 2 feels a lot more stable and smooth than the first game. Hitting the ball seems much more reliable, due to better markers showing the patch of the ball. Not that it makes much difference, as the computer will…

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Not knowing the name Mike Piazza, the name made me think of bowling. Unfortunately, this is another baseball game, and by far the worst one so far on the N64. It’s definitely not helped by the horrific and extremely ugly graphics, either. In…

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With this being published by Nintendo, you would hope for a fun and solid portrayal of Baseball, similar to how NBA Courtside did the same for Basketball. Unfortunately, while this does go for a more arcade-style format, it’s rather clunky and messy by…

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The N64’s first baseball game that was actually released in America (and Europe). This follows similar control schemes to most of the Japanese baseball games, aiming the bat with the stick. One notable thing is that this is entirely in 3D, and doesn’t…

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One simple change makes this a huge improvement over Power Pros 4: when the ball is pitched, a target appears on screen for you to aim at. It still needs incredibly quick reflexes, but you now have a chance of hitting the ball.…

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