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Major League Baseball 2K8 or in shorter terms, MLB 2K8, is a MLB licensed baseball simulation video game developed by Kush Games and published by 2K Sports for the PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Wii, and Xbox 360. It was released on March 4, 2008. A demo was released on Xbox Live Marketplace the next day on March 5 for Canada, United States and Asian markets.

Features

  • 90 playable real-life minor league baseball teams and players (restricted to players who have had major league experience), including 20 authentic minor league stadiums.
  • 2K Cards, unlockable trading cards
  • New pitching system in which the pitch type is determined by analog stick movement
  • Swing Stick 2.0, a revamped analog batting system which allows an increased variety of batted balls (Baltimore Chops, bloops, dribblers, etc.)
  • New ball-throwing system which is also determined by analog stick movement
  • More realistic fielding tweaks, and a revamp of double play animation and gameplay.


The official site also included these additional new and updated features:

  1. Downloadable minor league stadiums
  2. Revamped baserunning, with more intuitive controls and smarter baserunning AI
  3. Additional Signature Style animations
  4. Downloadable content (Xbox 360)
  5. The new features are not available on the PS2 version of the game.

Soundtrack

Atlas by Battles
Need Some Air by Black Rebel Motorcycle Clube
Wild Mountain Nation by Blitzen Trapper
Moving in Stereo by the Cars
88 by The Cool Kids
Never Rnough by The Cure
Almost Ready by Dinosaur
The W.A.N.D by The Flaming Lips
Stuck Between Stations by The Hold Steady
My Shadow by Jay Reatard
Reason is Treason by Kasabian
Watch the Tapes by LCD Soundsystem
Dashboard by Modest Mouse
The Chills by Peter Bjorn and John
Cleveland Rocks by The Presidents of the United States of America
Hyper Charlie by The Revolutuion Fox Experiment
Someday by The Strokes

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