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  • News LittleBigPlanet Celebrates Its Tenth Birthday

    Sackboy, it's your birthday

    Here’s one that will make you feel ancient inside: LittleBigPlanet is now ten years old. The legendary PlayStation 3 exclusive first launched on 27th October, 2008 – it was actually due out a little earlier, but Sony famously had to recall all copies of the game in order to alter the audio in one of its included...

  • News Media Molecule Doesn't Crunch, Reckons It's Too 90s

    Work hard, play hard

    We’ve been made to wait for Media Molecule’s Dreams, which the gaming community revels in pointing out at any given opportunity. To be fair to the Guildford-based developer, there’s no blueprint for what it’s doing here: its PlayStation 4 exclusive is truly unique, and while its roots can be traced back to...



  • News Remember to Give Media Molecule Ten Birthday Bashings

    British dev turns ten-years-old

    Sony's experimental outfit Media Molecule is celebrating its tenth anniversary today – which must be a significant landmark when your cut your teeth on out-there titles like Dreams. The studio's first slam dunk was LittleBigPlanet, of course, which won a slew of awards following its release in 2008 – and spawned...


  • News Watch One of the First Dreams Made on PS4

    Beary good

    The sooner that Media Molecule clears up exactly what Dreams is the better. During a stream earlier this week, the developer shared one of the first ever "dreams" created in the PlayStation 4 exclusive – and it's suitably bonkers. We see a polar bear and its baby walking towards the horizon, where the illuminati happen to be waiting...


  • News Media Molecule Dreaming Up Dreams Beta Trial for PS4

    Expect more details at Paris Games Week

    There's still some confusion over what Dreams actually is. Media Molecule's brand new project was officially announced at E3 2015 and received a mixed response; the Guildford-based developer was intentionally vague about the title, and that's perhaps resulted in some scepticism around the web. However, it...



  • News Just What the Heck Is Media Molecule Making for PS4?

    New video includes some clues

    We get spoon-fed quite a lot of information on a daily basis here at Push Square Towers, but the best part about the job is piecing together press releases, statements, and other tidbits in order to form an impression of the industry as it stands. One thing that we can't figure out, however, is what the heck Media...

  • News Media Molecule Hoping to Reveal Major PS4 Game in 2015

    "The silence is killing me"

    Media Molecule's papery Vita port Tearaway Unfolded may be its only officially announced PlayStation 4 project, but it's been busy working on a second title ever since the release of LittleBigPlanet 2 some time ago. Despite the updated edition's imminent release date, though, Iota's escapade has always been the output of...








  • News Tearaway Trailer Unfolds the Game's Community Features

    You won't be able to tear yourself away from this one

    It's no secret that the PlayStation Vita is struggling. A lack of exciting exclusives coupled with a seeming absence of consumer interest means that the sleek handheld is failing to shift units. However, Media Molecule's delightful adventure game Tearaway may be set to change all that. If the...


  • News Media Molecule Is Thinking Big with Tearaway

    Whole world in your hands

    Media Molecule's Rex Crowle and community manager Spaff opened up on the Eurogamer Expo developer sessions stage earlier today, where they walked a captivated audience through a live demo of the PlayStation Vita's premier papercraft title, Tearaway. The upbeat duo were eager to emphasise the concept behind the game, in...




  • News Media Molecule Teases Next Project with Top of the Pops

    It's a mystery

    The online sleuths have certainly been slipping. Media Molecule's website has included a teaser page hinting at its next project for over six months now, but it's only just been discovered. The mysterious entry certainly isn’t hard to find. If you mosey your way over to the developer’s ‘Games’ page, you’ll spot a rather...


  • 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...


  • News Media Molecule's Also Working on a Second Project

    Pulling back the curtain

    Unbelievably attractive PlayStation Vita exclusive Tearaway is not the only title in development at UK outfit Media Molecule. Indeed, the company's announced that a small team of 15 are working on the papercraft adventure while the rest of the studio focuses its attention on another unannounced project. Did someone say...

  • 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


  • News Media Molecule Recruiting for New "AAA Title"

    The next big thing

    LittleBigPlanet developer Media Molecule is staffing up for a new “AAA title". The UK-based studio has been alarmingly quiet ever since the release of LittleBigPlanet 2 last year, but it looks like the inventive team is starting to seriously consider the future. There’s some conflicting information amongst the multiple job...



  • 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...


  • 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...



  • 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...













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