Ken Griffey Jr.’s Slugfest is the sequel version to Major League Baseball Featuring Ken Griffey Jr. The game continues to bring you extremely interesting baseball matches to relax on N64 and Gameboy Color. It was released by Angel Studios in North America on May 10, 1999.
In the game, it provides players with 4 attractive game modes, consisting of Exhibition, Season, Home Run Derby, and World Series. Besides, you will be able to control a team to participate in a competition with other opponents. Also, the game rules are similar to real-life baseball. Specifically, you will control 2 main players in a team, the pitcher and batter. In particular, this version brings a separate batting and pitching support system. In which, the batter will be provided with 1 long oval frame and 1 blue rectangular frame to choose the ball position. When the pitcher prepares to serve, a small white square will appear. At this point, players need to quickly move the long oval frame closer to where the white square frame is to hit the ball. Moreover, choosing a good batting position will help you gain a lot of advantages over your opponent in each turn.
As for the pitcher role, players will be given a small square frame and a rectangular frame to choose the pitching position. To eliminate the opponent’s batting player, you need to make many different throws (low throw, arc throw …). Also, you will cause the opponent to miss hitting the ball 3 times consecutively.
Choose your favorite team
Besides, players will own a separate technical system. In which, there are many different pitching and batting techniques. However, a player cannot do all the techniques. Therefore, you need to choose the right player for the two important positions above. In addition to the ability to play with different strengths and weaknesses of each player, the game also offers many famous football teams for players to use in the game modes. They are Atlanta Braves, San Francisco Giants, San Diego Padres… In addition to regular clubs, you can choose 2 special football teams, American All-Stars and National All-Stars. Some of the other features that you will be exploring in this version are that the game allows you to edit the day and night time system. Also, you can select the stadium before starting a match. The game also prepares 2 levels, Rookie or Veteran before each match.