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LittleBigPlanet Karting
8.4 out of 10

LittleBigPlanet Karting

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Overall 8
8.0

LittleBigPlanet Karting

Square-Go
29 December 2012
  • Excerpt: Cards on the table time; seeing a game from a well known franchise with ‘Karting’ stuck at the end of it is generally not a good sign. It’s reeks of desperation, a cash in on a type of game that is only usually good when it has ‘Mario’ next to it.
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Overall 7
7.0

Circle The Track with the LittleBigPlanet Karting Review

New Gamer Nation
26 December 2012
  • Conclusion: If you’re a fan of LittleBigPlanet, you will undoubtedly love Karting and all it has to offer.  On the other hand, if you don’t care much for the franchise and you just want a good racing game, look elsewhere: there are far more satisfying games out there.
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Overall 8
7.9

LittleBigPlanet Karting shows off Sackboy’s serious driving skills (review)

VentureBeat
23 December 2012
  • Conclusion: LittleBigPlanet Karting is in a weird place. It’s technically a spin-off, but it has enough features to rival the first two LBP platforming games. United Front Games has done a phenomenal job of re-creating the look and feel of the Craftworld while applying its kart racing expertise with imaginative...
  • Pros: The driving controls are tight and responsive, so much so that I’m convinced LittleBigPlanet is far better suited as a kart racing game rather than a platformer. Even the sound of your wheels hitting the digital pavement (assuming you’re not using any hovercraft karts) is satisfying; it lends a s...
  • Cons: It feels a little too familiar Parts of LittleBigPlanet Karting can feel like you’re playing through a “greatest hits” selection of levels from previous LBP games. Some familiar faces, along with song choices, make a repeat performance. As you progress from planet to planet, you’ll also notice a ...
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Overall 8
8.4

LittleBigPlanet Karting (PS3)

ccgr.org
22 December 2012
  • Excerpt: LittleBigPlanet Karting is a spin-off of the popular LittleBigPlanet games. As the name implies, the game is a departure from the series’ typical 2D gameplay. Instead, it is a 3D go-kart racing game.
  • Pros: Mario Kart-like gameplay is very fun; customizable characters, karts, and levels; detailed, yet colorful graphics; level creator allows you to make almost anything; short community loading times; the narrator
  • Cons: Respawning takes too long, performing tricks is harder than it should be, character customization isn’t as polished as the previous LBP games, level creator is mind-boggling at first, some of the music is annoying
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

Kidzworld
2 December 2012
  • Excerpt: Sackboy and friends hit the kart racing track! Customize anything you want in LittleBigPlanet Karting!
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Overall 9
8.5

Sackboy Doesn’t Need To Snake

TotalPlayStation.com
30 November 2012
  • Conclusion: LittleBigPlanet Karting jumps ModNation Racers up to the next level and gives the PS3 a viable competitor to the Nintendo karting powerhouse. The creation tools shine as the best in the business.
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Overall 8
8.0

LittleBigPlanet Karting review

GamesRadar
29 November 2012
  • Excerpt: The adorable Sackboy returns, but this time saving the Imagisphere requires a bit more speed than what his stitched together legs can provide. LittleBigPlanet Karting takes the adorable aesthetic of LittleBigPlanet’s crafty art-style, adds the tried and true driving mechanics of the best kart racing...
  • Pros: There are tons of rewards to collect, Community sharing options create endless levels to play, Charming, crafty art style and music
  • Cons: When unavoidable weapon barrages drop you to last place, Lengthy cut scenes and dialogue for unimportant story, Unknowingly losing hours of your life to building a level
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Overall 7
7.0

LittleBigPlanet Karting PS3 Review

Console Obsession
20 November 2012
  • Excerpt: It seems that Sony have taken a look at a number of Nintendo’s prized properties and wanted to make their own versions. This year we have PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, which is Sony’s answer to Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros, as well as LittleBigPlanet Karting (the very game I’m reviewing),...
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Overall 7
7.0

LittleBigPlanet Karting Review

ztgd.com
15 November 2012
  • Excerpt: Sackboy does what every good mascot eventually does. He stars in a kart racing game.
  • Pros: + Slick controls, + Great presentation, + Customization is vast
  • Cons: Confusing design, Online interface, Feels almost like a step backward
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Overall 8
8.0

LittleBigPlanet Karting Review

G4
14 November 2012
  • Summary: Sony has given gamers an impressive amount of opportunities for user generated content from Sound Shapes to inFamous 2. For LittleBigPlanet, the next step is a collaboration with the ModNation Racers franchise.
  • Pros: Solid kart performance and handling, LittleBigPlanet in the 3D space, Satisfying toolset
  • Cons: Steep advanced design learning curve
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