April 15, 2008
2K Sports Touches Them All With
Major League Baseball 2K8 Fantasy All-Stars Now Available on Retail Store
Enjoy baseball like never before
with fun and addictively interactive touch screen controls
2K Sports, in partnership with Deep
Fried Entertainment, today announced that Major League Baseball 2K8 Fantasy
All-Stars is now available on retail store shelves. Available exclusively for
Nintendo DS™, Major League Baseball 2K8 Fantasy All-Stars will put fans in touch
with the action like never before while offering a wildly fun and interactive
gameplay experience featuring starting lineups from all 30 Major League Baseball
clubs, a variety of exhibition and tournament modes, All-Star training
mini-games, along with fantasy-themed baseball stadiums.
Utilizing the functionality of the
Nintendo DS touch screen, Major League Baseball 2K8 Fantasy All-Stars provides
fans the unique opportunity to control the power and technique of their swings
and the speed and accuracy of their pitch by performing specific gestures and
intuitive usage of the stylus. Fielding, baserunning and other controls will
also utilize the DS touch screen, as players drag and trace lines to execute
these specific baseball actions.
Adding to the addictive gameplay
experience, players will also have the ability to obtain special "power ups" to
complete incredible batting, pitching, and fielding performances. Players can
force their opponents to chase after the "chicken ball" that runs away from
fielders once it’s on the ground, or confuse them with a "crazy ball" that takes
an unpredictable flight path. Pitchers can throw amazing new pitches such as a
"super splitter" that splits the ball into two pieces to confuse the batter or a
"fireball" that screams over the plate at rocket speeds while engulfed in
flames. Fielders can join in the power up fun with the "brick wall" that causes
a wall to instantly rise out of the ground to stop the ball in its tracks or the
"super jump" that allows them to jump incredibly high toward the ball in flight.
Other fun and exciting features in
Major League Baseball 2K8 Fantasy All-Stars include:
Unique Interactive Experience —
All aspects of the game will be controlled on the Nintendo DS touch screen,
including batting, pitching, fielding and baserunning.
Exciting Gameplay Modes —
Exhibition mode will allow players to quickly choose their favorite teams so
they can immediately jump into the intense baseball action, while Fantasy
Pennant mode will offer various tournaments to compete in. All-Star Training
will assist players in learning the fundamental DS control functions wrapped
up in a variety of fun and challenging mini-games.
All-Star Lineups — Players can
create their own unique baseball teams by choosing from the different starting
lineups and putting together their favorite All-Stars.
Uniquely Themed Stadiums — Set in
extreme environments that portray the diverse North American environment,
uniquely themed stadiums are in locations ranging from the Everglades in
Florida to the Frozen North, locations that can only be mastered by the best.
Multi-player — Supports
two-player DS Wireless and Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection. For added
competitiveness, Major League Baseball 2K8 Fantasy All-Stars will utilize DS
Wireless and Nintendo Wi-Fi Connections so players can go head-to-head in
intense worldwide multi-player gaming.
Major League Baseball 2K8 Fantasy
All-Stars, developed by Deep Fried Entertainment and published by 2K Sports, is
now available exclusively on Nintendo DS for $29.99 and is rated E for Everyone
by the ESRB.