By Gary Eng Walk
Updated May 02, 2003 at 04:00 AM EDT


WORLD SERIES BASEBALL 2K3 (GameCube, PS2, Xbox; Sega; Everyone) While it’s true there’s no crying in baseball, fans of the great pastime might get a bit misty-eyed over WSB. In the latest edition, crushing those 500-foot homers is still possible, but not nearly as fun as flashing the leather: Even a routine double play is elevated into breathtaking spectacle. And if you can’t make it through all nine innings (this is baseball, after all), you can save your progress and finish your game later. How’s that for covering all the bases?