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Name World Series Baseball '96
System Genesis - Mega Drive
Year 1996
Developer BlueSky Software
Genre Sports

World Series Baseball '96 for the Sega Genesis Mega Drive is a baseball game developed by Sega that was released in 1996. The game features four teams from the MLB (Major League Baseball): the Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, California Angels, and Texas Rangers. It also features two all-star teams from Japan's Central and Pacific Leagues.

Players can choose to play either exhibition or season mode. Exhibition mode allows players to pick their teams and set up a one-off match with custom rules; while season mode requires players to manage their team through an entire season, including making trades, signing free agents, and setting up lineups. The game also includes a variety of options such as weather effects and stadium selection.

The gameplay in World Series Baseball '96 is realistic and fast-paced. Players can select different batting stances for each player on their team as well as choose pitching styles such as fastballs, curveballs, sliders, knuckleballs, changeups, splitsers, etc. Fielding is done by using the directional pad to move your fielder in order to catch or throw the ball. There are also power ups that can be used during play such as turbo speed or extra strength when batting or pitching.

The graphics are detailed and colorful with bright stadiums that are filled with cheering fans. The sound effects are realistic and make you feel like you're right there on the field of play. There is also an announcer who provides commentary during games which adds to the atmosphere of being at a real baseball game.

Overall World Series Baseball '96 for the Sega Genesis Mega Drive is a great baseball game that captures the excitement of playing Major League Baseball while providing an enjoyable gaming experience for both casual and hardcore gamers alike. With its fast-paced gameplay, detailed graphics, realistic sound effects and more it still stands up today as one of the best baseball games ever made for any console system.

Genesis - Mega Drive Sports games