LittleBigPlanet archive

  • PlayStation Vita - all the launch games
    Gaming

    PlayStation Vita - all the launch games

    By 15 June 2011

    The long-awaited Sony PlayStation Vita, originally codenamed Sony NGP, will hit the shops by the end of the year. Great. So, what will you be able to play on it? The follow up to Sony's PSP, the PS Vita will use NVG cards - a new kind of flash card format...

  • Free games for Sony PSN customers
    Gaming

    Free games for Sony PSN customers

    By 17 May 2011

    Sony has launched a "Welcome Back" customer appreciation program for disgruntled PlayStation Network and Qriocity subscribers who were registered prior to 20 April 2011 and have had to wait for their services to be restored, and it includes free games....

  • Sackboy stands up ready to hold your PS3 controller
    Gaming

    Sackboy stands up ready to hold your PS3 controller

    By 27 January 2011

    Sackboy from Little Big Planet has got a new job; holding your PS3 controller when you’re not using it. Cute is probably the best word to describe this rather simple and, let’s face it, basic controller holder that offers nothing more than a perch...

  • VIDEO: LittleBigPlanet 2 goes to the movies
    Gaming

    VIDEO: LittleBigPlanet 2 goes to the movies

    By 14 January 2011

    How many did you get? They're pretty easy so you should have got all of eight. These brilliant LittleBigPlanet 2 movie parodies, narrated by Stephen Fry, are part of a collection of 24 that will be showing during commercial breaks for films shown on Channel...

  • The most controversial video games ever (NSFW)
    Gaming

    The most controversial video games ever (NSFW)

    By 25 August 2010

    It’s not even out yet, but hotly anticipated video game Medal of Honor has recently come under fire for its depiction of Taliban fighters, prompting criticism from no less than the UK Defence Secretary Liam Fox. But of course controversy in video games...

  • LittleBigPlanet 2 - quick play preview
    Gaming

    LittleBigPlanet 2 - quick play preview

    By 21 June 2010

    Media Molecule wowed the gaming world with LittleBigPlanet, but can they do it for a second time, or was the first outing just a one hit wonder? We go hands on with a couple of levels, including multiplayer, at the E3 gaming convention in LA to find out. ...

  • Firebox offers Sackboy figurine
    Gaming

    Firebox offers Sackboy figurine

    By 2 December 2009

    The hero of the popular, next-gen platformer LittleBigPlanet is available as an oh-so-sweet figurine from Firebox. Sadly not knitted, the officially licensed Sackboy takes shape in the real world in 6-inches of textured plastic with posable arms, legs...

  • VIDEO: LittleBigPlanet PSP UK launch confirmed for 20 November
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    VIDEO: LittleBigPlanet PSP UK launch confirmed for 20 November

    By 6 November 2009

    The date for the launch of the PSP version of LittleBigPlanet has finally been confirmed for the UK. Sony has told gaming site CVG that the new title will be out in the UK on 20 November, a few days behind the US release on 17 November. LBP PSP is a whole...

  • LittleBigPlanet gets "Game of the Year" edition
    Gaming

    LittleBigPlanet gets "Game of the Year" edition

    By 8 September 2009

    LittleBigPlanet is to be released as a "Game of the Year" edition with new content say the makers of the game. The PS3 exclusive will come with 18 never-before-seen levels developed by select LittleBigPlanet fans, free downloadable content packs with...

  • VIDEO: LittleBigPlanet celebrates one million levels
    Gaming

    VIDEO: LittleBigPlanet celebrates one million levels

    By 23 July 2009

    The PlayStation blog has revealed that the platform game LittleBigPlanet has hit an exciting milestone: "There is one number in particular that we’ve always kept a close eye on: the number of levels uploaded by the LittleBigPlanet community. And this...

  • LittleBigPlanet boasts nearly two million users
    Gaming

    LittleBigPlanet boasts nearly two million users

    By 2 April 2009

    LittleBigPlanet for the PlayStation 3 has hit a milestone with a community of nearly 2 million players worldwide, says Sony. This platformer allows players to build their own levels and share them via PlayStation Network, where there are currently around...

  • Sony confirms big name titles for PSP in 2009
    Gaming

    Sony confirms big name titles for PSP in 2009

    By 25 February 2009

    Sony has confirmed some big name titles for its PSP 2009 release schedule in Europe, including some popular games previously only seen on the PlayStation 3. These include LittleBigPlanet, one of the biggest talked about games of 2008 on the PS3, and Motorstorm:...

  • LittleBigPlanet is capable of first and third-person play
    Gaming

    LittleBigPlanet is capable of first and third-person play

    By 29 December 2008

    It seems that the rumours that Media Molecule was working on a first-person perspective for LittleBigPlanet were wrong. The game already has the capability to run in first-person. Speaking in an interview and responding to a question about the first-person...

  • LittleBigPlanet US November sales underwelming
    Gaming

    LittleBigPlanet US November sales underwelming

    By 15 December 2008

    Media Molecule's LittleBigPlanet continues to underwelm in the sales figures, as NPD data for US sales for November shows a decline in one of the busiest months of the year. The PS3 exclusive shifted 141,000 copies during the month of November, dropping...

  • Get LittleBigPlanet for £19.99 at Shopto.net
    Gaming

    Get LittleBigPlanet for £19.99 at Shopto.net

    By 10 December 2008

    Online retailer Shopto.net has cut its prices on a number of top-selling games, dropping some best sellers down to below £20. Yes, you'll be able to pick up PS3-favourite LittleBigPlanet, Motorstorm 2 and Resistance 2 for just £19.99. These prices are...

  • Sackboy gets his own knitting pattern
    Gaming

    Sackboy gets his own knitting pattern

    By 9 December 2008

    If you fancy making yourself your very own Sackboy like the picture above, Simply Knitting magazine has published a knitting pattern in its latest issue that will allow you to do just that. Designed by knitted toy genius Alan Dart, the finished product...

  • Street Fighter Sackboy costumes coming this Thursday
    Gaming

    Street Fighter Sackboy costumes coming this Thursday

    By 9 December 2008

    The Street Fighter-themed Sackboy costumes that were leaked last week have been confirmed by Sony for release this Thursday. The outfits are of Ryu, Chun-Li, Guile and Zangief and will be downloadable from the PlayStation Network for $1.99, or buy the...

  • Sony promises changes to LBP moderation
    Gaming

    Sony promises changes to LBP moderation

    By 3 December 2008

    Sony has promised that changes in the level-moderation of LittleBigPlanet are on their way, which should go some way to helping annoyed players who have seen their levels deleted without warning or explanation. "The level moderation process is something...

  • Street Fighter costumes for LBP's Sackboy?
    Gaming

    Street Fighter costumes for LBP's Sackboy?

    By 2 December 2008

    First Sackboy got Sephiroth and Solid Snake costumes, now it looks like Sony has lined up four Street Fighter IV costumes for the LittleBigPlanet character to wear, ahead of the game's release in February next year. The costumes are of Chun Li, Guile,...

  • Sony downplays poor LittleBigPlanet sales
    Gaming

    Sony downplays poor LittleBigPlanet sales

    By 19 November 2008

    Despite being one of the most anticipated games of the year, and receiving the thumbs up from gamers and critics alike, LittleBigPlanet hasn't exactly stormed the charts like one might have expected. It entered the all-format charts at a debut position...

  • LittleBigPlanet PSP rumours refuse to die
    Gaming

    LittleBigPlanet PSP rumours refuse to die

    By 14 November 2008

    Now LittleBigPlanet has been released on the PS3 and is keeping both gamers and critics happy, rumours have re-emerged about a portable version of Sony's LittleBigPlanet being developed for the PSP. The game has been long-rumoured for an outing on Sony's...

  • Free LittleBigPlanet SackBoy costumes next week
    Gaming

    Free LittleBigPlanet SackBoy costumes next week

    By 31 October 2008

    Media Molecule is set to offer up some free downloadable costumes for LittleBigPlanet next week, in the form of a pumpkin mask and Launch Spacesuit According to the PlayStation blog, the freebies are to celebrate both Halloween and the launch of the highly...

  • LittleBigPlanet servers switched off
    Gaming

    LittleBigPlanet servers switched off

    By 29 October 2008

    LittleBigPlanet is still having its teething problems it seems, as Media Molecule has had to turn off the LBP servers having turned them on just yesterday. "Great gremlins and ghosts!" said the post on the developer's website. "The servers are down while...

  • Media Molecule working on LBP sequel?
    Gaming

    Media Molecule working on LBP sequel?

    By 27 October 2008

    Media Molecule is reportedly already working on a sequel to the hugely-hyped LittleBigPlanet. A report from the BBC said that "even before the game has hit the shops, the team are already at work on a sequel", however neither Media Molecule or Sony were...

  • Little Big Planet - PS3 review
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    Little Big Planet - PS3 review

    By 20 October 2008

    Sony has big plans for its latest platform game as it tries to turn the PS3 into a social networking console. But is LittleBIGPlanet the answer? We get playing to find out. The premise is simple. You play Sackboy (or Sackgirl for that matter) and are...