Super Mega Baseball

Rating Summary

Based on 16 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

80

Top Critic Average

69%

Critics Recommend

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Polygon

Top Critic

9 / 10.0
Jan 5, 2015

An arcade sports video game for the ages, worthy of the likes of Tecmo Super Bowl, NBA Jam, Mutant League Football and Backyard Baseball. No sports video game of 2014 approached its subject with as much imagination as Super Mega Baseball. In such a rigid genre with high barriers to new ideas, this game is a legitimate breakthrough.

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9 / 10
Apr 10, 2015

Super Mega Baseball is one of the best baseball games out at the moment. Sure it may not be a licensed game like The Show, but the gameplay is as good as the official MLB game. There's a surprising amount of depth within this game, allowing players to build a team how they wish be it focusing on being strong in bat, or having a strong fielding selection. The game's Ego system makes it approachable for all players, and the visual style itself is really appealing. The lack of online is a mark against an otherwise fantastic baseball game.

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9 / 10.0
May 28, 2015

Super Mega Baseball has unseated The Bigs as my favourite baseball game of all time.

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9 / 10.0
Apr 9, 2015

Actually, screw(ball) it. Baseball is cricket's sexier, more confident, and more exciting older cousin, and is better in every way.

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8.5 / 10.0
Jan 12, 2015

Super Mega Baseball should be your next purchase if you moderately enjoy baseball on any level. Although it doesn't have the bells and whistles you may expect from a recent sports title, you'll be playing for quite some time based on the strength of the core game alone, whether it's by yourself or with friends.

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8.5 / 10.0
Jan 16, 2015

A simple yet incredibly enjoyable Baseball game that doesn't take itself too seriously.

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8.5 / 10.0
Jan 12, 2015

Super Mega Baseball is one of the most enjoyable, satisfying games I've played in a long time. Sometimes, we get so caught up with the necessity for realism and authenticity, so as to show off the power of our fancy new hardware, that we forget a video game truism: A game doesn't have to be realistic to be fun.

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IGN

Top Critic

8.1 / 10.0
Jan 7, 2015

You don't have to be an '80s kid or even a baseball fan to enjoy Super Mega Baseball.

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Dec 23, 2014

Metalhead's PlayStation exclusive 'Super Mega Baseball' offers an approachable title for even beginner gamers - with a difficulty system sure to challenge seasoned players.

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8 / 10
Dec 22, 2014

Super Mega Baseball definitely hits a homerun. The title's arcade leanings may not make it especially suitable for long play sessions, and the umpire may be more irritating than Phillie Phanatic, but it really excels in short bursts. With sound mechanics and some great difficulty tuning options, this should appeal to everyone – whether you're a baseball fan or not.

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