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  • 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...

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  • 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 is...

Tuesday21st May 2013

Saturday23rd Mar 2013

  • 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 will...

Friday11th Jan 2013

  • 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...

Monday17th Dec 2012

  • 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...

Wednesday12th Dec 2012

  • 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...

Thursday6th Dec 2012

  • 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...

Monday19th Nov 2012

  • News Gravity Rush Costumes Sliding into LittleBigPlanet


    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

Friday9th Nov 2012

  • News Sony: Sackboy Is Becoming a PlayStation Icon


    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...

Tuesday11th Sep 2012

Thursday16th Aug 2012

  • 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...

Monday6th Aug 2012

  • 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

Tuesday24th Jul 2012

  • 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...

Monday9th Jul 2012

  • 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,...

Tuesday26th Jun 2012

  • 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...

Tuesday19th Jun 2012

  • 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...

Thursday7th Jun 2012

  • 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

Tuesday5th Jun 2012

  • 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...

Tuesday22nd May 2012

Monday14th May 2012

  • 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...

Tuesday24th Apr 2012

  • 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...

Tuesday3rd Apr 2012

  • 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...

Wednesday28th Mar 2012

  • 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...

Saturday17th Mar 2012

  • 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,...