MLB 11: The Show review Sony's critically acclaimed baseball simulation helps kick off the 2011 season by taking a page from the competition and throwing gamers a big, bending curveball -- analog control. MLB 11: The Show lets players govern hitting, pitching, and fielding using the right analog stick on their controller. MLB 11: The Show PS3 Hitting for solid contact and power requires gamers to pull back and push forward on the analog stick in a smooth motion, and players can tweak the stick left or right a bit to handle inside or outside pitches. ...See Full Description
New analog controls designed for more realistic hitting, pitching, and fielding
Guide a minor-league prospect to stardom in the updated "Road to the Show"
Take ultimate control of any franchise and lead them to multiple pennants
Join up to three friends for local co-op action or 2-on-2 online games
Play full seasons online as part of a 30-team league
PITCHING : BASICS Circle Button = pitch type 2 Triangle Button = pitch type 3 Square Button = pitch type 4 R1 Button = pitch type 5 L1 Button + X Button = pitch out L1 Button + Circle Button = intentional walk Select Button = pitcer/batter status window Directional Button Up = quick menu Directional Buttons Up/Down = navigate quick menu Directional Buttons Down or Right Stick Down = pan back to 2nd PITCHING : PURE ANALOG PITCHING Right Stick (Pull Back) = start delivery Right Stick (Push Forward Fast/Slow) = set velocity/release point Right Stick (Aimed In Direction of Meter Target) = set accuracy BATTING : BASICS X Button = Swing Circle Button = contact swing X Button (Press and Release) = check swing Square Button = power swing Left Stick = swing direction in zone Triangle Button (Press Early) = sacrifice bunt