Midway Ships MLB Slugfest: LoadedMidway has announced that MLB Slugfest: Loaded, the latest Xbox and PlayStation 2 arcade action baseball game, has shipped to retailers nationwide. The Xbox version of the game will contain a tournament mode, which is the first title to utilize the new Xbox Live 3.0 (also known as Tsunami) features, and will allow gamers to create custom tournaments for four, eight, or 16 players. These player-created tournaments can then be left open to the public or kept private for a particular group by inviting users on friends lists to join the competition. "MLB SlugFest: Loaded is the most in-depth product in our successful baseball franchise," said Steve Allison, chief marketing officer, Midway. "By adding the deepest franchise engine available with Baseball Mogul, a full online mode, and even more classic, over-the-top gameplay than ever before, this year's SlugFest truly lives up to its 'Loaded' name." Although MLB Slugfest: Loaded will also be available for the PlayStation 2, players on Sony's system will not be able to compete in their own custom tournaments. Midway is however, running the game's online mode as a massive public tournament featuring stat-keeping and ladders to recognize the game's best players. MLB Slugfest: Loaded is rated "T" for Teen and carries an MSRP of $39.99.