Fat Princess: Fistful of Cake PSP

Metascore
74

Mixed or average reviews - based on 33 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 20 out of 33
  2. Negative: 1 out of 33
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  1. Its simple yet innovative style, deep customization, tongue-in-cheek humor, along with a plethora of game modes makes Fat Princess: Fistful of Cake one of the best titles currently available on the PSP and indeed one of the best transitions from the PS3.
  2. Aside from the downgrade in players per match, nearly everything about Fat Princess: Fistful of Cake is as good, if not better than the PS3 version.
  3. A brilliant package that has, amazingly, squeezed in more content than its predecessor. If you can get your PSP online, then there is no reason why this won't last for a very long time. Top stuff.
  4. I haven’t had that many fun for a long time. The fat princess shows how a great strategy game has to work.
  5. Fat Princess: Fistful of Cake is a splendid take on the PS3 version. The added content and its portability mean fans of the original adorable, medieval strategy game will lap this up.
  6. Fat Princess was a ballsy choice to pack into Sony's handheld, but Fistful of Cake doesn't disappoint in its attempt to emulate big brother.
  7. 82
    Fat Princess: Fistful of Cake is a welcome addition to the PSP’s arsenal. It’s cheery, colourful, and just plain fun. Titan Studios has done well to bring the experience to the handheld without having to sacrifice. You’re even getting more than with the version for the big brother although it’s not entirely certain whether it merits such a price tag, seeing how the PS3 version was a mere 15 euro.
  8. In conclusion, Fat Princess: Fistful of Cake is a fun game on the PSP and although I would not recommend it to owners of the PS3 version, unless you’re a die hard fan but for owners of the PSP who've never played it, this is definitely one of the better releases for 2010 thanks to its very quirky gameplay and a fun storyline.
  9. PSM3 Magazine UK
    81
    It's not as intense an experience as on PS3, but still riotous fun and where Fat Princess is at its best. [June 2010, p.99]
  10. A triumph. A shining example of what the PSP can do in the right hands and is actually an improvement on the PS3 version.
  11. Fat Princess: Fistful of Cake is one of the most addictive PSP games right now. It has some improvements and has more stuff than the PlayStation 3 version. The multiplayer mode is amazing, and this time you can play it in every moment and place, but sadly the campaign mode is really short.
  12. Like its predecessor, Fistful of Cake is addicting on a fundamental level, and downright excellent under the right circumstances.
  13. 80
    Fistful of Cake is exactly the same as its bigger sister on the PlayStation 3, only even fatter with loads of great new content and game modes.
  14. The amount of enjoyment you'll end up getting out of Fat Princess: Fistful of Cake is directly proportional to how many friends you can gather in the same room to play. Under ideal conditions with a full team of human compatriots/antagonists, this is one of the most enjoyable PSP games out there, bar none. Countering that, the single-player setup and online multiplayer are both hamstrung by dumb AI and mute teams.
  15. Super Size Me in the Middle Ages. A funny mixture of role-playing game, comic visuals and a humorous story. The fights are huge, but often end up in chaotic and confusing bashing.
  16. LEVEL (Czech Republic)
    80
    PSP conversion of Fat Princess brings hours and hours of intense action-strategy entertainment. Must have for this year’s summer! [Issue#192]
  17. 78
    Fat Princess is a very funny PlayStation 3 game. It has great gameplay and this has been ported to the PlayStation Portable. A shame is that the AI could have been a lot better. Besides of that, the game has great controls, the audio is good and visually the game is nice. A perfect game for anyone who travels a lot.
  18. Limitations really prevent Fat Princess: Fistful of Cake from being the breakout title it should be. Had there been a better method of communication and smarter AI, this would be a significantly better experience.
  19. 75
    While multiplayer does have its flaws, it's got a lot more strengths than weaknesses, and, like the single-player, offers a highly entertaining way to kill some time while waiting for your girlfriend to get back from Jenny Craig.
  20. Pelit (Finland)
    75
    Has some potential, but there are simply too many bots and too few actual players. [May 2010]

Awards & Rankings

#39 Most Discussed PSP Game of 2010
#22 Most Shared PSP Game of 2010
User Score
8.7

Generally favorable reviews- based on 24 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. Dec 31, 2015
    9
    It's fun to play by oneself and really provides a lot of fun for a while.
    But multiplayer is were the fun is at it's peak. Hours of Rage and
    It's fun to play by oneself and really provides a lot of fun for a while.
    But multiplayer is were the fun is at it's peak. Hours of Rage and screams is what i have from my fun experience
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