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Monday, July 6, 2009
Posted on July 6, 2009 at 11:38 AM.
I have almost completed my first PGA Tour season in Tiger Woods 10's career mode for Xbox 360. And I have to say, the flaws in this game lie in this mode.

First off, Tiger Woods is an absolute monster in career mode. He has won more than 10 events so far (despite taking a few weekends off), has a 5,000+ point lead in the FedEx Cup rankings, and shot a ridiculous -42 at Torrey Pines to win the San Diego Tournament.

This leads to issue No.2 with TW 10's career mode...scores ... Read More
Thursday, March 5, 2009
Posted on March 5, 2009 at 07:49 PM.
Here is a list, in no particular order, of problems that I have with Major League Baseball 2K9.

1. Hit parade: Out of the box, MLB 2K9 is a slugfest. Home runs and base hits are embarrassingly plentiful. This also ties into my second point...

2. The need for speed: It would be nice to see outfielders react with some urgency or any sort of hustle to catch simple fly balls. Shallow pop ups consistently fall in for hits, when fielders should easily make plays. The lack of ... Read More
Friday, February 20, 2009
Posted on February 20, 2009 at 10:12 PM.
In almost every gaming forum I head to in search of info on this year's crop of baseball titles, there is one certainty: I will find at least one MLB 2K9 vs. MLB The Show thread.

Informed debate is always a good thing, but what I often see is back-and-forth banter that offers little in the way of constructive conversation.

MLB 09 fans claim backers of 2K's offering are disillusioned Xbox 360 owners who have no choice but to support the game developed by Visual Concepts. ... Read More
Category: Baseball
Monday, February 9, 2009
Posted on February 9, 2009 at 09:57 PM.
For my very first blog entry here at Operation Sports, I felt it necessary to mull over my feelings about the upcoming slate of baseball video games. Spring Training is nearly here and the release dates of MLB 2K9 and MLB 09: The Show are less than a month away.

Unfortunately, as an Xbox 360 owner, I am forced to play 2K's offering or buy a PS3 just to play The Show. While some argue that it is worth it to pick up Sony's console strictly for some hardball action, I am one of those ... Read More

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