Is The BIGS 2 Healthy for Major League Baseball’s Image?

Probably not, but it sure will be fun! I can’t help but think Bud Selig is cringing at the thought of the imminent release of 2K Sports’ The BIGS 2.  Check that.  I doubt Bud Selig has played anything past Pong.  Ping Pong.   It’s safe to say however, that 2K has left out steroid testing in its upcoming sequel.  

In all seriousness, I find it hard to believe that Major League Baseball is comfortable with supporting the marketing efforts of TB2.  Don’t get me wrong, the series itself is a blast to play, and I am already mentally preparing myself for some intense office battles.  But as MLB makes every move possible to distance itself and its image away from the tainted steroid era, a game that features player models that make Barry Bonds look like a beanpole can’t be helpful in conquering the asterisk.

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4 responses to “Is The BIGS 2 Healthy for Major League Baseball’s Image?

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  2. (-_-)

    Please, it’s a freakin’ arcade game and a video game for that matter.

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