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  • Summary: Step into LittleBigPlanet and discover a world of endless possibilities, where imagination is everything. Whatever you can see, you can enhance. And whatever you don’t see, you can invent. All you need is curiosity, creativity and a thirst for fun: LittleBigPlanet provides the rest! Set offStep into LittleBigPlanet and discover a world of endless possibilities, where imagination is everything. Whatever you can see, you can enhance. And whatever you don’t see, you can invent. All you need is curiosity, creativity and a thirst for fun: LittleBigPlanet provides the rest! Set off with Sackboy to explore an incredible array of environments, where every object is ripe for investigation and interaction. Overcome all manner of bamboozling obstacles to gain the skills you need to build your own unique creations, then share them with the world. LittleBigPlanet brings the revolutionary PlayStation 3 hit to PSP in stunning style. Featuring the same iconic look and ground-breaking game design, with LittleBigPlanet for PSP, the power of play is in your hands. [SCEE] Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 66 out of 68
  2. Negative: 0 out of 68
  1. LittleBigPlanet is a staggering work of game design genius. Wonderfully inventive, devilishly fun and dizzyingly vast, it deserves a little big home on every PSP on the planet.
  2. 90
    LittleBigPlanet remains one of Sony's most endearing franchises and the PSP version is definitely on par with the quality of the series.
  3. 90
    Its core concept of an ever expanding universe filled with bite-sized platforming chunks dovetails perfectly with the pick-up-and-play nature of handheld gaming to the extent you start to wonder if it was actually always meant to be played this way. Obviously if you loved the original then this fresh slice of near identical pie should delight you once again, if however, you loved the ingredients but were left a little nonplussed by the whole thing last time then this second helping could convert you.
  4. 89
    It plays like and looks as nice as the PS3 version. Over thirty brand new, highly inspired levels await. Making your own levels and downloading others are child's play, which will make this game sit in your PSP for a very long time to come. It's unfortunate that there's no co-op, one of the nicer features of the PS3-version. That's why it's not getting 90%, but nevertheless, it comes amazingly recommended.
  5. LittleBigPlanet PSP is a marvelous example of how a game should be adapted from one console to another even when there is a huge gap between the two in terms of processor. There is almost everything we’ve seen in the PS3 version here, all greatly adapted to Sony’s portable.
  6. LittleBigPlanet's trip to the PSP was a faithful transition.
  7. Edge Magazine
    60
    In the original, full-sized LBP, creating more than a few seconds of playable level was a significant and time-consuming effort. Here, with slightly reduced options and at a near microscopic scale, it's much, much harder. [Jan 2010, p.93]

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 18 out of 22
  2. Negative: 1 out of 22
  1. tahsins
    Dec 3, 2009
    10
    "why should anyone prefer LittleBigPlanet PSP over the PS3 version, choosing the very same game with some unavoidable compromises regarding "why should anyone prefer LittleBigPlanet PSP over the PS3 version, choosing the very same game with some unavoidable compromises regarding the editor?" because some people don't have ps3 eurogamer italy! and I still find it very enjoyable since this is the exact same game that we played and loved on ps3 and this is portable. lack of multiplayer is the only let down here. Expand
  2. FredL
    Nov 19, 2009
    10
    Still one of the best side scrollers I've played to date, comparable to the Mario series, LittleBigPlanet remains one of the most Still one of the best side scrollers I've played to date, comparable to the Mario series, LittleBigPlanet remains one of the most ingenious games of the pass three years Expand
  3. MasonK
    Jan 11, 2010
    10
    I find it better than the PS3 one is some ways. Multiplayer wasn't needed, nor was it possible, and what this is then is an excellent I find it better than the PS3 one is some ways. Multiplayer wasn't needed, nor was it possible, and what this is then is an excellent game for a brilliant but unfortunetly overlooked console Expand
  4. ColtinF
    Nov 19, 2009
    9
    As someone who played the first LBS single player (I only have a dial-up connection), LBP PSP was a lot of fun. However, I would never create As someone who played the first LBS single player (I only have a dial-up connection), LBP PSP was a lot of fun. However, I would never create levels on the PSP version because it's sort of a pain. But, the levels made by Sony Cambridge are a lot of fun. And seeing as there aren't many other games on PSP worth playing right now (Motorstorm is good, though), it's a must have. Expand
  5. Oct 13, 2011
    9
    This is one of the most re-playable, freshest experiences the PSP has to offer. Although not as good looking as it's counterpart on the PS3,This is one of the most re-playable, freshest experiences the PSP has to offer. Although not as good looking as it's counterpart on the PS3, LittleBigPlanet delivers in every way it should, with the whole concept being unlimited. Definitely a worthy contender of the best PSP game of all time. Expand
  6. Dec 31, 2019
    8
    Esta muy bien el port, teniendo casi la misma experiencia de forma portatil pero la carencia de elementos de la version de PS3, lasEsta muy bien el port, teniendo casi la misma experiencia de forma portatil pero la carencia de elementos de la version de PS3, las ralentizaciones, la falta de multijugador y los crasheos lo hacen algo mediocre en algunos apartados. Expand
  7. May 30, 2012
    2
    I have no idea how this game hasn't recieved one negative review. There's so much I could say that's wrong with this game but let me just sumI have no idea how this game hasn't recieved one negative review. There's so much I could say that's wrong with this game but let me just sum up my experience with it. I have never played the console version, as I don't have a ps3, so I ended up getting this to compromise. First of all the game looks quite similar to the ps3 version and plays very fluently, not to mention the developer levels are pretty fun. The problems don't begin until we get to the level editor, which I assume is the reason people buy the game.... It's a completely broken mess. Tools don't do what they're supposed to about 80% of the time, bolts, springs, pistons, even PREMADE objects like switches slowly fall apart each time you load the level, forcing you to have to delete and reconstruct over and over. By far the biggest problem is a crash bug that occurs at random when opening a project. Not only will the game crash, but corrupt the entire save data. I had to restart the game about 3 times before giving up. About half a year later I gave it another try because they released several patches to fix the various bugs, but lo and behold the crash/corrupt bug happened only a few hours into tinkering around in create mode. I'm not making any of this up, it's the most broken game I've ever played in my life and shouldn't have been released in this condition. I only gave it a 2 because at least the developer levels were playable. I really wish the best for the vita version coming out later this year, and hope it turns out better than this failure. Expand

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