"It’s safe to say, right off the bat, Playstation All-Stars’s line-up lacks the lustre of Nintendo’s own. Where Smash Bros gave us Mario battering Link and Samus, here we have Fat Princess going toe-to-toe with Sweet Tooth. Cole MacGrath laying into Colonel Radec. You can’t blame Sony for lacking the rich seam of character history that Nintendo are able to tap, but for what’s billed as a celebration of all things Playstation the 22-strong character roster feels a little incomplete. Favourites like Kratos, PaRappa, and Sackboy are squeezed in alongside a handful of third-party offerings, like Heihachi Mishima from Tekken and Raiden from Metal Gear Solid. But names like Lara Croft, Crash Bandicoot, and the like would have helped to flesh out a fairly limp selection. We can only imagine they’re saving the best for paid DLC in the near future."