A few other tweaks include a refined sliding mechanic via the SIXAXIS controller, which you tilt to pick the inside or outside of the bag. MLB 08 will also support the Dual Shock 3, so get ready to feel the crack of the ball off your bat. Also, outfielders who like to jump may rejoice over a retooled Rob Home Run mechanic that works a bit like the Total Control Fielding back in MLB 99, but includes a ring indicator that will help you time your leap of faith over the stands in your bid to stymie hitters and make the highlight reel.
Similar to the PSP and PS2 versions, we couldn’t get online just yet but we’ll have all the deets in our full written review March 4 when the game takes the field.
Feb 1, 2008