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1[[quoteright:296:]]²[[caption-width-right:296:[[WhatDoYouMeanItWasntMadeOnDrugs No, this is real.]]]]²²''Nicktoons MLB'' is a baseball game for the UsefulNotes/{{Xbox 360}}, UsefulNotes/{{Wii}}, UsefulNotes/{{DS}}, and [[UsefulNotes/Nintendo3DS 3DS]]. that features both Creator/{{Nickelodeon}}'s Creator/{{Nicktoons}} and [[RogerRabbitEffect real life]] [[UsefulNotes/{{Baseball}} MLB]] players. It was developed by High Voltage Software[[labelnote:*]]360 and Wii versions only[[/labelnote]] and published by Creator/TwoKPlay. It is pretty much a SpiritualSuccessor to [[Creator/TakeTwoInteractive 2K Games]]' arcade baseball game ''The Bigs'', to the point that it actually runs on ''The Bigs''[='=] engine.²²!!The game features [[UsefulNotes/MLBTeams all 30 MLB teams]] and the following 23 Nicktoons characters[[labelnote:*]]25 in the 3DS version[[/labelnote]]:²* From ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'': [=SpongeBob=] [=SquarePants=], Patrick Star, Sandy Cheeks, Larry Lobster, Flying Dutchman²* From ''WesternAnimation/DannyPhantom'': Danny Phantom²* From ''WesternAnimation/TUFFPuppy'': Dudley Puppy, Kitty Katswell²* From ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfJimmyNeutron'' and ''WesternAnimation/PlanetSheen'': Jimmy Neutron[[note]]3DS-Only[[/note]], Sheen Estevez, Nesmith, Ultra Lord²* From ''WesternAnimation/FanboyAndChumChum'': Fanboy, Chum Chum²* From ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'': Aang, Katara, Toph, Prince Zuko²* From ''WesternAnimation/InvaderZim'': Invader Zim, Gaz Membrane²* From ''WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow'': Ren Hoek, Stimpy, Powdered Toast Man, Yak²* From ''VideoGame/MonkeyQuest'': Hiro Mightypaw[[note]]3DS-Only [[/note]]²²[[ Here's the trailer for those who are interested.]]²----²!!This game provides examples of the following {{trope}}s:²* AnnouncerChatter: Brought to you by [[WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants Perch Perkins]] and [[WesternAnimation/InvaderZim GIR]]!²* AscendedExtra: Jimmy Neutron cameos on a loading screen in the Wii/360 versions, before becoming playable in the 3DS version.²* {{Backstory}}: The baseball cards for all the playable Nicktoons have a short explanation of what brought them to the game or what they are currently doing.²* TheCameo: Many of the Nicktoons from the represented series who didn't make the roster appear on in-game baseball cards. [[WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}} Other]] [[WesternAnimation/RockosModernLife Nicktoons]] [[WesternAnimation/AaahhRealMonsters characters]] [[WesternAnimation/HeyArnold whose]] [[WesternAnimation/TheAngryBeavers series]] [[WesternAnimation/CatDog didn't]] [[WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfJimmyNeutronBoyGenius make]] [[WesternAnimation/ElTigre the]] [[WesternAnimation/BackAtTheBarnyard cut,]] [[WesternAnimation/TheMightyB period,]] appear on the loading screens.²* ContinuityNod:²** One of the ads that can be seen in some of the stadiums says "Chum is Fum", a reference to the ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' episode "Chum Bucket Supreme".²** When Dudley hits a turbo pitch, he frightfully asks "Was that thunder?", a reference to his fear of thunder in the ''WesternAnimation/TUFFPuppy'' episode "Thunder Dog".²* CoolVersusAwesome: The perfect game for a boy who likes Nickelodeon and his MLB-loving dad. Or the perfect game for anyone of any age who loves both Nicktoons and Baseball.²* ElementalPowers: As expected by the FourElementEnsemble of ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' characters, whose hits and pitches cover the ball in their respective element. They also bend in their intros.²** BlowYouAway: Aang.²** DishingOutDirt: Toph. Oddly, unlike the other Avatar characters, she doesn't use bending in her intro.²** MakingASplash: Katara.²** PlayingWithFire: Zuko.²* EverythingsBetterWithRainbows: [=SpongeBob=]'s hits and pitches cover the ball in bubbles, with a trailing rainbow.²* GoKartingWithBowser: You can play baseball with Zim and ''The Flying Dutchman!''²* GottaCatchEmAll: The baseball cards.²* GroundShatteringLanding: Ultra Lord's intro.²* IdiosyncraticDifficultyLevels: The three difficulties in order of easiest to hardest are Rookie, Pro and All-Star.²* LazyArtist: Almost all of the baseball cards reuse already existing artwork of the characters featured. This is also true for some of the characters who make cameos on the loading screens.²* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: Gaz:²--> "This feels like a... {{video game}}... somehow."²* MassiveMultiplayerCrossover²* OffModel:²** Ren, which could be FridgeBrilliance considering how Creator/JohnKricfalusi preferred his works to be OffModel.²** [=SpongeBob=] looks more like a guy in a mascot costume.²** Danny looks incredibly strange despite the upgrade in graphics. This is probably due to [[WesternAnimation/DannyPhantom his show's]] art style being hard to translate to 3D though.²** Dudley's mouth looks rather... creepy. Again, this is because his mouth in [[WesternAnimation/TUFFPuppy his show]] wouldn't translate well to 3D.²* PunnyName: The human players on the fictional teams, with such gems as "Billy Buntz".²* RogerRabbitEffect: One of the game's more interesting aspects.²* SayMyName: Subverted. Characters will say their own name when you select them on the character select, but they don't shout it. Also, Ultra Lord sometimes says "Ultra Lord!" (but not too loudly) when there is about to be a turbo pitch.²* SlidingScaleOfSillinessVersusSeriousness: The game takes itself pretty seriously despite the concept. Except for the commentary. ²* SpiritualSuccessor: As mentioned above. This may be due to ''The Bigs'' developer Blue Castle Games becoming Creator/{{Capcom}} Vancouver and thus unable to work with 2K ever again.²* SuckinessIsPainful: One of the loading screens features [[WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants Squidward]] playing the clarinet and Jimmy Neutron singing, with some MLB players and Nicktoons holding their ears in pain.²* VideoGameSettings:²** BigBoosHaunt: [[WesternAnimation/DannyPhantom Ghost Zone Field]]²** GreenHillZone: All of the [[RealLife real MLB stadiums]].[[labelnote:note]]AT&T Park, Chase Field*, Dodger Stadium, Fenway Park, Great American Ballpark*, Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Wrigley Field, Yankee Stadium[[/labelnote]]²** JungleJapes: Ook Park[[labelnote:note]]3DS-Only[[/labelnote]]²** SlippySlideyIceWorld: [[WesternAnimation/FanboyAndChumChum Frosty Freeze Field]]²** SpaceZone: [[WesternAnimation/InvaderZim Irken Field]] and [[WesternAnimation/PlanetSheen Yolkus Stadium]]²** UnderTheSea: [[WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants The Poseidome]]²** {{Wutai}}: [[WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender Air Temple Courtyard]]²* YourSizeMayVary: Among other things, Spongebob is leagues bigger than his canonical size (about half an ice cream sandwich).²----


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