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  • mrtaxx mrtaxx Mar 5, 2009 11:23 AM Flag

    2K Sports Announces The BIGS 2

     

    2K Sports Announces The BIGS(TM) 2
    Last update: 3/5/2009 11:00:01 AM
    The fun is back again with this popular arcade-style Major League Baseball game from 2K Sports
    NEW YORK, Mar 05, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- 2K Sports, the sports publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (TTWO), announced today that The BIGS(TM) 2, the sequel to the hit arcade-style Major League Baseball game The BIGS(TM) will be available this summer for the Xbox 360(R) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PLAYSTATION(R)3 and PlayStation(R)2 computer entertainment systems, PSP(R) (PlayStation(R)Portable) system, and Wii(TM) home video game system from Nintendo. Known for its over-the-top style of gameplay, The BIGS 2 focuses on the "big" fast-paced moments in Major League Baseball with new opportunities to go up against MLB legends, more mini-games like Home Run Pinball, and a variety of other thrilling new features.
    "Fans have been clamoring for a follow-up to The BIGS since it launched two years ago, so we're excited to now deliver The BIGS 2," said Greg Thomas, senior vice president of development, 2K Sports. "In the spirit of celebrating the most epic moments in Major League Baseball, The BIGS 2 offers a refreshingly fun and unique experience of dramatic walk-off homeruns, miraculous wall catches, acrobatic diving grabs, and many more incredible plays you'd usually see only in a highlight reel."
    The BIGS 2 is being developed by Blue Castle Games and published by 2K Sports and is not yet rated by the ESRB. For more information, please visit .

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    • Thank goodness! I hate the complex controls of any of the baseball games in recent years from any company including TTWO. Seriously. The last good baseball game I played goes all the way back to Sega's World Series Baseball on the Saturn in 1998. I think that game is the great great grandfather of the 2K series, but I wouldn't swear to it.

      Even The Bigs was a little too over the top for me with respect to the insane arcade moves, but I liked it much better than those games that try to make it ultra realistic.

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      • Yeah, well the manager game seemed to have bombed. They should release a PC-only version of it next year just for the statistic mavens.

        Bigs 2 is a good idea. It is especially ideal for the Wii. And considering the mediocre quality of the MLB 2Kn series, the sports fans on the Wii & xbox 360 deserve another choice of baseball games.

 
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