LittleBigPlanet 2

LittleBigPlanet 2

2011

System
PlayStation 3
Publisher
Sony Computer Entertainment
Developer
Media Molecule

9.1

Game Rating

User Ratings: 8

Our Review: 9/10

LittleBigPlanet 2 News

July2016

  • News Sony Shutting LittleBigPlanet's Servers Down in Japan

    And some in the West

    If you're a Japanese gamer who loves LittleBigPlanet, then you may want to start tapping down on your d-pad: Sony's shutting down the servers for all three of the main games, as well as LittleBigPlanet Karting, LittleBigPlanet Vita, and LittleBigPlanet Portable. Essentially, the series is over in the East, it would seem. The...

April2014

December2013

October2013

July2013

  • News Whoa, There Are Now Eight Million Levels in LittleBigPlanet

    More content than you could ever want

    If, like this flustered author, you don’t have time to play half of the games that you own, then you may want to steer clear of LittleBigPlanet. While we’d recommend all of the entries in the whimsical do-it-yourself franchise, it is possible to have too much of a good thing. And the fact that the series...

May2013

March2013

  • News BioShock Infinite Looks Way Better in Burlap

    Sackboy flexes his cross-marketing muscle

    In order to celebrate the impending release of BioShock Infinite, platform holder Sony is launching a custom collection of LittleBigPlanet costumes based on the characters from the game. Outfits include heroine Elizabeth, protagonist Booker DeWitt, and weird mechanical flying thing, Songbird. The add-on...

January2013

  • News LittleBigPlanet 2: Extras Edition Swings onto PlayStation 3

    The one that you want

    If you’re still yet to fully embed yourself in the creative landscape of LittleBigPlanet 2, then Sony has a tantalising proposition for you in the guise of the upcoming Extras Edition. The upgraded retail package will not only come equipped with the original adventure, but will also boast a bevy of burlap bonuses for you to...

December2012

  • First Impressions LittleBigPlanet 2's Cross-Controller Expansion Actually Works

    Second screen

    LittleBigPlanet 2’s hotly anticipated cross-controller add-on launches later today in North America (tomorrow in Europe), and we’ve already been lucky enough to experience the content's first couple of stages. For those out of the loop, the $4.99/€4.99 expansion adds several new cross-controller levels to the PlayStation 3 game...

  • News Sony: Cross-Controller Gives Publishers More Options

    Wii who?

    LittleBigPlanet 2’s upcoming cross-controller patch will essentially transform the PlayStation 3 into a Wii U, allowing players to interact with the console using the PlayStation Vita as a rather costly controller. But that’s not where the publisher’s ambition for the technology ends. "We definitely need more than one game to flaunt...

  • News LittleBigPlanet 2 Does Its Best Wii U Impression Next Week

    Anything you can do

    LittleBigPlanet 2 will be the first title to demonstrate the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita’s in-game connectivity next week, when the platformer is augmented with its hotly anticipated cross-controller expansion pack. The add-on will essentially mimic the gameplay ideas explored with Nintendo’s Wii U console, allowing...

  • News Peter Molyneux Thought LittleBigPlanet Was Too Ambitious

    Brain wave

    Legendary game developer Peter Molyneux has pitched many preposterous ideas in his time, but even he was baffled by LittleBigPlanet. Chatting with EDGE magazine as part of a studio spotlight feature, Media Molecule’s Alex Evans has revealed that the Populous creator was one of the first people to sample the company’s customisable...

November2012

  • News Gravity Rush Costumes Sliding into LittleBigPlanet

    Dusty?

    Sony’s topsy-turvy handheld adventure Gravity Rush will soar into LittleBigPlanet this week, when a new costume pack launches for the popular first-party series. The outfits – featuring Alias, Unica, Raven, and, of course, Kat – will initially be compatible with LittleBigPlanet 2 and LittleBigPlanet Vita, but will be rolled out to Litt

  • News Sony: Sackboy Is Becoming a PlayStation Icon

    LittleBigProtagonist

    As the PlayStation 3 gets cheaper, Sony is banking on its mainstream characters to make the console more appealing to casual gamers and kids. One recognisable figure who’s quickly becoming the spear-head for that strategy is Sackboy. The burlap buccaneer has already appeared in two titles this year – LittleBigPlanet Vita and...

September2012

August2012

  • News LBP Karting Will Support Sackboy's Existing Wardrobe

    Dressed to impress

    We already know that LittleBigPlanet Vita will support Sackboy’s extensive backlog of outfits and accessories – but upcoming kart racer LittleBigPlanet Karting has remained an overlooked exception. Well, until now that is. Sony has officially confirmed that the majority of LittleBigPlanet and LittleBigPlanet 2 costumes will be...

  • News LittleBigPlanet Smashes 7 Million Stages Milestone

    Dreams can come true

    Anyone that’s contributed to LittleBigPlanet’s gigantic 7 million stage roster should give themselves a humongous pat on the back. Go on, get on with it – we’ll wait. Feeling all warm and fuzzy inside? Good, let’s continue. Media Molecule’s revealed on its official blog that the milestone was reached just as

July2012

  • News Be the Belle of Craftverse with LBP2's Disney Princesses Pack

    Prom queen

    Sackboy is back to tear your masculinity into tatters. Starting this week on the PlayStation Store you’ll be able to kit out your burlap buddy in an array of Disney princess costumes. The first pack for LittleBigPlanet 2 will include Aurora, Cinderella, Jasmine and Snow White. You’ll then be able to pick up Belle, Tiana, Rapunzel and...

  • News LittleBigPlanet 2 Limbers Up for the Olympic Games

    Going for gold

    With Sackboy’s summer holiday now a distant memory, it’s time for the real work to begin. Sony has announced a brand new batch of costumes for LittleBigPlanet 2, dressing the woolly winner in a variety of Olympic outfits. Pick up the pack and you’ll be able to properly prepare the cutesy competitor for a range of events,...

June2012

  • News Warm Up with the LittleBigPlanet 2 Summer Creator's Kit

    We're all going on a summer holiday

    While the weather is never guaranteed here in the UK, at least you can depend on the sun shining in LittleBigPlanet 2. Media Molecule has announced a brand new limited edition DLC pack designed to celebrate the summer, which features a batch of new stickers, objects, decorations and materials. The pack will cost...

  • News Sony Details the Advantages of Vita and PS3 Connectivity

    Multiple processors

    Now that Nintendo has officially revealed the Wii U to the world, all three platform holders are jumping on board dual-screen technology. During its E3 press conference, Microsoft announced Smart Glass – a feature that will allow players to interact with the Xbox 360 using a tablet computer. Meanwhile, Sony has focused on the...

  • News Watch This LittleBigPlanet 2 Cross-Controller Demo

    Absolutely incredible

    Sony might have glossed over the ability to use the Vita as a PS3 controller during its press conference, but this video should offer all the explanation you need. Joystiq took a trip to Sony’s E3 booth, and managed to shoot a video of the Vita operating as a controller in LittleBigPlanet 2. The results are

  • News LittleBigPlanet 2 DLC Transforms Vita into a DualShock 3

    Wii who?

    You didn't think Sony was going to let Microsoft and Nintendo enjoy all the secondary screen excitement did you? During the PlayStation press conference, Jack Tretton announced that a new DLC pack for LittleBigPlanet 2 will take advantage of the PlayStation Vita as an “enhanced” controller for PS3. The expansion pack will include a new...

May2012

  • News Sackboy Takes to the Stars in New LittleBigPlanet 2 DLC

    One giant leap for burlap

    Sackboy’s cross promotional potential continues to lavish us with awesome new downloadable outfits. The latest costume to hit the mascot’s ever expanding LittleBigPlanet 2 wardrobe comes courtesy of the recently released PS3 exclusive Starhawk. You’ll nab three new outfits as part of the minipack, each of which will...

  • News Men in Black Costumes Invade LittleBigPlanet 2 This Week

    Looking good

    It seems corporate synergy within Sony is at an all time high under Kaz Hirai. Not content with the surprisingly nifty Men in Black location in PlayStation Home, developer Media Molecule has teamed up with Colombia Pictures to bring a brand new set of themed costumes into LittleBigPlanet 2. As part of this week’s PlayStation Store...

April2012

  • News Sackboy Plans an Escape on PSN This Week

    On the road to freedom

    Sackboy’s cross-marketing potential continues to lavish us with outstandingly adorable costumes this week, as new Escape Plan and Journey outfits are added to the animated hero’s LittleBigPlanet 2 wardrobe. If you pick up the Journey costume you’ll also score a themed sticker pack to go with it, allowing you to create...

  • News Travel Down the Rabbit Hole with Wonderland DLC for LBP

    Curiouser and curiouser

    Sackboy’s wardrobe is soon to extend to quaint Victorian attire, as costumes based on Tim Burton’s 2010 Alice in Wonderland reboot make a very important date with LittleBigPlanet 2. The new DLC pack will include outfits for Alice, the Mad Hatter, the Cheshire Cat and the Red Queen, allowing you to create a perfectly mad...

March2012

  • News Journey Content Confirmed for LittleBigPlanet 2

    Sackboy's on the move too

    If thatgamecompany’s epic Journey inspired you, then why not channel your creativity in LittleBigPlanet 2? Media Molecule’s announced a new Journey-inspired costume and sticker pack is headed to the Play Create Share platformer next month, allowing you to build your own emotional adventures. You can find out more about...

  • Feature PlayStation 3's Best Games

    The best of the best

    PlayStation 3 reaches its fifth birthday in Europe this week, where it finally released on 23rd March 2007 after a lengthy delay. In that time the system has been through highs and lows, but ultimately has proven to be a dominant beast in the living room, embracing multimedia such as TV and film streaming services, Blu-rays and...

  • News LittleBigPlanet 2 Scoops Up Two BAFTA Awards

    Portal 2 takes home Game of the Year

    Valve’s first-person puzzler Portal 2 took home the coveted Game of the Year gong at last night’s glitzy BAFTA awards ceremony in London. The brilliant brain bender was the biggest winner on the night, scooping up an additional two awards for best Design and Story. Despite being nominated in five categories,...

January2012

  • News It's Muppet Time in LittleBigPlanet 2

    Best headline ever?

    Who's better — Sackboy or Rowlf, the piano playing dog from The Muppets? Of course it's Rowlf. Don't believe us? Watch this video of Rowlf in the new Muppets DLC for LittleBigPlanet 2 and try again. The Muppets pack is out now on PlayStation Network for £4.79/€5.99.

December2011

  • News These Incredible Images Were Made with LittleBigPlanet 2

    And Move too

    You can create almost anything in LittleBigPlanet 2: games, music and even bona fide art. Media Molecule recently held a competition to share the greatest Move artwork with the world, and it resulted in some stunners. The Move Masterpieces competition just ended with the winner, September Girl by natuhito, proudly displayed here. There...

November2011

  • News More Move Demos Hit the PlayStation Store

    Get fit for a bit

    With so many Move games out at the moment it's good to see Sony choosing to promote most of them with free demos on the PlayStation Store, a handful of new demos now available to download for free. You can choose to burn some calories with a spot of Move Fitness (908MB), get the family together for some Start the Party: Save the...

October2011

September2011

  • News Sony Answers LittleBigPlanet 2 Move Questions

    We have the answers

    Now that LittleBigPlanet 2 is fully Moved-up, there's been plenty of questions flying around about exactly what the Move Pack: Rise of the Cakeling adds to the standalone game and how necessary it is. XDev Studio Europe producer Neil McPhillips has taken to the PlayStation Blog to give some answers. The biggest and best news is...

  • News Multiple Move Titles Added to Europe Platinum Range

    Prices coming down

    If you're after a cheap Move bargain from Sony's top drawer, you'll be pleased to know the European Platinum range has expanded with four new titles. The newly Move-fitted LittleBigPlanet 2 and superlative shooter Killzone 3 both join the budget range, alongside MotorStorm Apocalypse, which is due to be updated for Move in the...

January2011

  • Guide LittleBigPlanet 2's LittlePlayStationMove Support

    What you get for your money

    The long awaited sequel to the hugely popular LittleBigPlanet has finally been released, but the release of LittleBigPlanet 2 has sparked some confusion with its spiffy blue “Move Support” label. Currently, the only Move support LittleBigPlanet 2 currently offers is the ability to install Sackboy's Prehistoric Moves...

  • Out Today LittleBigPlanet 2 (North America)

    Sackboy returns

    After months of betas, demos, teaser videos and more, Sackboy sequel LittleBigPlanet 2 is finally available to buy in North America. The game contains PlayStation Network title Sackboy's Prehistoric Moves, a two-player co-operative adventure for Move and DualShock 3. Media Molecule originally stated that there would be more Move...

  • News A Few UK Bundles for LittleBigPlanet 2, With Love from Sackboy

    Grab a console or Starter Pack

    LittleBigPlanet 2 is on course for a big debut when it reaches PS3 owners later this month, but if you're in the UK and haven't yet got a PlayStation Move Starter Pack – or, more importantly, a PlayStation 3 – there are a few packages on the way to cater for your needs. Game is offering a 320GB PS3 with the game...

December2010

November2010

October2010

  • News More LittleBigPlanet 2 Beta Invites On the Way Next Week

    Keep your eyes peeled

    If you missed out on the first round of beta invites for LittleBigPlanet 2 then worry not: Sony will be sending out a fresh batch of invitations next week. If you've bought previous downloadable content for the original LittleBigPlanet, are a big community contributor or subscribe to PlayStation Plus, don't take your eyes off...

  • News The Official Reason for LittleBigPlanet 2's Delay is a Little Patchy

    Doesn't really add up

    So LittleBigPlanet 2 isn't out until next year: disappointing news, especially combined with the revelation that the game's Move features will arrive later via DLC. "Why was it delayed?" you have every right to ask, and Media Molecule wants you to know it's because it didn't want to put out an unfinished game...

  • News LittleBigPlanet 2's Move Support Comes Later via DLC

    Demo taster on the disc, however

    Here's a move that's likely to divide opinion: the recently delayed LittleBigPlanet 2 won't feature full Move support from day one, with implementation for the controller added in later via downloadable content. Media Molecule made the announcement today at Eurogamer EXPO, stating that there would be a sample of the...

September2010

  • News No LittleBigPlanet 2 Until January Next Year

    Sackboy won’t be in Santa’s sack this Christmas!

    One of the most anticipated upcoming Move-enabled games has to be Media Molecule’s LittleBigPlanet 2 which was due for release in November 2010. It’s all set to build on the excellent LittleBigPlanet from 2008 and add tons of new level-building functionality that will knock your socks off. So...

  • News Cross Your Clothy Fingers for a LittleBigPlanet 2 Beta Invite

    Ready to go this week

    The buzz around LittleBigPlanet 2 has been steadily growing since Media Molecule showed off the first video promising the ability to create entire games in the forthcoming sequel. Some lucky Sackboys and Sackgirls will soon get the chance to try the game for themselves, as Sony is about to send out a round of invitations to the...