Platform: Playstation Network (PS3)
Players: 1 (Offline) 32 (Online)
Developer: Titan Studios/Sony Santa Monica
MSRP: $14.99 (USD)
It is pretty rare that I fall in love with a game before I even get my hands on it, and even rarer when the game plays and feels exactly how I imagined it would feel when I finally did get my hands on it. Fat Princess is such a game.
I was sold on the game the moment I heard it’s over the top, silly, and yet utterly unique premise: A 32 player online multi-player game in which two teams consisting of 16 people each battle each other to rescue their princess from the other team. Simple enough, but that’s not all. The opposing team, in order to make it even more difficult to have the princess taken from them, have stuffed the princess full of cake, making her, well, fat. More than fat, actually. The once dainty, quite petite royalty is roughly the size of a barge when all is said and done.
I didn’t even have to see the game to know it was full of win, truth told. The adorable, instantly iconic art style just added to the game’s appeal.