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LittleBigPlanet 2 for PS3 Officially Announced for Winter 2010!

Eric Levine's Avatar + Posted by Eric Levine on May 10, 2010 // SCEA PR Manager

I’m pleased to share some exciting news involving our crafty, stitched-together character we all know and love – that’s right, I’m talking about the one and only Sackboy. Today, we are officially announcing that our cloth friend and all of his fellow Sack-people will be back for a completely new adventure in LittleBigPlanet 2, which will be released later this year for PS3!

LittleBigPlanet established the Play, Create, Share creative gaming genre and we can’t thank the fans and critics enough for the praise and support we’ve received. The game continues to grow and evolve, helped by countless players around the globe. In fact, the sharing nature of the game has become so embraced, it has attracted fans to publish more than two million levels to the PlayStation Network since the award-winning game was released!

To show you what you can expect from LittleBigPlanet 2, here’s an exclusive look at our spanking new trailer:

So, what can you expect from LittleBigPlanet 2?

First of all, it’s developed by Media Molecule, the extremely talented team that brought you the first game, so you know you’re going to get a special experience. LittleBigPlanet 2 will provide a whole new collection of tools and rules for fans to Play, Create, and Share, including an evolved approach to control and customization that has never been seen before.

LittleBigPlanet has always empowered users to create their own levels by utilizing the same tools as the development team. Now in LittleBigPlanet 2, we’ve upped the ante, giving players the ability to not only make better levels, but completely new games – think top-down racing games, multiplayer shooters, flying side-scrollers, RPGs, etc. The possibilities are really endless.

LBP2 will also have a loads of new features, including revamped graphics, a fresh storyline, added accessories and equipment for Sackboy, and much, much more – trust me I’m only scratching the surface here!

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+ fisapo on May 10th, 2010 at 7:44 am said:

OMG, unbelievable.. the best news of the year!!!
I want this game more than any other. Dream come true.

Thank you Mm


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+ joseph2411 on May 10th, 2010 at 7:46 am said:

Let me pick up my jaw from the floor….ok now we have two things in here BEST GAME TRAILER and GOTY for 2010, it looks like LBP2 has no limits: 2 million levels from the get go = amazing, more tools to create levels…oh i’m sorry entire games i mean WOW! I can’t wait to show this to my niece who enjoyed LittleBigPlanet a lot. Thank you!


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+ Permafry_42 on May 10th, 2010 at 7:46 am said:

2 words: [DELETED] YEAH!!!!


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+ jhd_1 on May 10th, 2010 at 7:47 am said:

ouch!!

SONY is striking again.

Can’t wait for SONY conference in E3 2010.


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+ NESGamepro on May 10th, 2010 at 7:47 am said:

That was a great trailer, looks like it will be new and fun. With all the new features I hope it doesn’t make the level creation even harder. Easier level creation would be ideal.


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+ simple2simple on May 10th, 2010 at 7:59 am said:

will there e a little big planet 2 for psp


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+ jimmyfoxhound on May 10th, 2010 at 8:00 am said:

Awesome!!! I can’t wait!


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+ WakizashiM on May 10th, 2010 at 8:00 am said:

Oh [DELETED] yes. Sold on day one.


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+ tigerfodder on May 10th, 2010 at 8:04 am said:

Wow, this looks great. I loved the first one and play it often. Then new features will be very welcomed. I hope that DLC will translate from the first game to the second as well.


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+ KVG88 on May 10th, 2010 at 8:06 am said:

This is looking FANTAZMO!!!


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+ araczynski on May 10th, 2010 at 8:06 am said:

color me seriously impressed. definitely a ‘buy’ for me.


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+ pliable on May 10th, 2010 at 8:06 am said:

“First of all, it’s developed by Media Molecule, the extremely talented team that brought you the first game, so you know you’re going to get a special experience.”

Haha, I wouldn’t even bother with the game if it wasn’t made by Media Molecule.


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+ IcedDice777 on May 10th, 2010 at 8:09 am said:

LBP 2 SPECIAL EDITION……………i want a high quality sackboy included. Gladly pay top $$ for it! Thank You


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+ MitchBuckeye on May 10th, 2010 at 8:10 am said:

I don’t understand. Winter 2010 ended on March 21, 2010.
Winter 2011 starts on December 22, 2010.

When is this game coming out? ;)

I sure hope it is coming out in time for my birthday in the Fall of 2010, which is when my wife gave me LBP when it came out.


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+ crusher915 on May 10th, 2010 at 8:11 am said:

so it’s not in full 3d


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+ EddyC__ on May 10th, 2010 at 8:16 am said:

Question will like previously downloaded DLC like clothes and stickers path over to LBP 2? and Levels in My Moons?

also Looks sick
Im in Love
<3333333


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+ angelspawn77 on May 10th, 2010 at 8:16 am said:

MM you guys are amazing! the ability to create your own mini game that can be the genre you choose is just so amazing! You guys really revolutionazed gaming again, this is a day 1 purchase for me, wow 2010 is not having mercy on my wallet, especially from the ps3 side! I love it, but my wallet is in pain, haha. Great stuff MM, you guys have my money. I also love thats its backward compatible with the things from the first game.


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+ BlooodyCow on May 10th, 2010 at 8:17 am said:

Best Monday ever? I think so


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+ tlwizard81 on May 10th, 2010 at 8:19 am said:

Looks pretty awesome.

Are we going to be able to import the levels and costume kits from the original LBP so that we don’t have to swap discs or something to keep using our same character?


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+ tlwizard81 on May 10th, 2010 at 8:19 am said:

And I meant my GOTY disc.

Can’t wait!


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+ depward on May 10th, 2010 at 8:21 am said:

LBP was my game of this generation. That being said, this trailer greatly excites me. You guys (and gals) rock!!


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+ MarinoBrea on May 10th, 2010 at 8:22 am said:

Media Molecule is out of this universe, so they created their own for us to play and share. THANK YOU VERY MUCH!


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+ Grassi on May 10th, 2010 at 8:24 am said:

Thank you flying spaghetti monster


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+ Big_Hawk97 on May 10th, 2010 at 8:24 am said:

Yep kinda skeptical on that release date. Seems too good to be true. All the same… SOLD!


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+ chiffmonkey on May 10th, 2010 at 8:25 am said:

Does owning the original have benefits if you get LBP2?

Like certain things only available in LBP1 (the story mode rewards and dlc stuff)


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+ KazeEternal on May 10th, 2010 at 8:26 am said:

hmm no 3D Platforming?


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+ chiffmonkey on May 10th, 2010 at 8:26 am said:

And also my avatar is a sackboy, why is it showing a… yellow blob with a face…


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+ hanyPS on May 10th, 2010 at 8:26 am said:

this is awsome,great new features,graphics,tools
great news


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+ MoneyMaker110 on May 10th, 2010 at 8:29 am said:

love it! for those on the ps3 browser http://www.viddler.com/explore/sceablog/videos/963/


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+ DZORMAGEN on May 10th, 2010 at 8:30 am said:

OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!! Best teaser for a game EVER!!!!!!!!! SOLD!!!!!! When can I pre-order??


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+ Curtisio on May 10th, 2010 at 8:30 am said:

All I can say is OMG. This is the world’s best game and now it’s getting twice as better!

Question: How am I going to wait that long for this release?


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+ DeadCell34 on May 10th, 2010 at 8:33 am said:

WOW, this is gonna be amazing. I was skeptical about what they said about being able to build racing games and such but I see it was true! Day one for sure.

Oh, and for the whiners who are pissed at Sony for supposedly “forcing Media Molecule to make LBP2″, get your facts straight. Look how much they’ve done! And the game is gonna be ready by the end of the year. Sony just bought MM a few months ago. THEREFORE, MM was already working on this before Sony ever got them, so they weren’t forced to do anything.

MM just told a little fib when they were asked about a sequel last year. I mean, it may have been early in development and they weren’t ready to make it known yet, DUH.


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+ DZORMAGEN on May 10th, 2010 at 8:34 am said:

….BTW the music in this trailer BETTER be in the game!! It is awesome!!!!!!


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+ WakizashiM on May 10th, 2010 at 8:35 am said:

Question: if I have the Platinum trophy in the original LBP, will I get some kind of reward? That would be neat.


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+ TH3_Hammer_29 on May 10th, 2010 at 8:36 am said:

“….BTW the music in this trailer BETTER be in the game!! It is awesome!!!!!!”

After showing the trailer to my 5-year old son, I had to download the song from iTunes to put on his DS.


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+ Scodo_Thope on May 10th, 2010 at 8:38 am said:

Hope this one doesn’t get recalled because of overly PC bull crap like LBP1. What a huge miss for the IP entry!

I will not be anticipating this one the same as I did the first.

PC (Political Correctness) killed the IP.


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+ Keeng on May 10th, 2010 at 8:40 am said:

How is this still considered a console war?! Sony is overkilling the competition. I’m definitely getting this, day one.


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+ JBracin70 on May 10th, 2010 at 8:40 am said:

Ok, Media Molecule, you guys are right up there with Naughty Dog. I pondered the thought of a LBP2, and came up with nothing that really could just be added as DLC. You guys take me from skeptical to guaranteed buy with this one announcement/trailer. <3 LBP!


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+ Rhino136 on May 10th, 2010 at 8:41 am said:

I can’t believe that LBP would become obsolete so quickly but damn that trailer looks awesome.


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+ Guts05 on May 10th, 2010 at 8:41 am said:

Day 1 for sure :3


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+ MaDogNik96 on May 10th, 2010 at 8:41 am said:

YAY!!! Great way to start the week! This looks so cool. Those digital puppet things are going to be awesome. And flying creatures too… THAT YOU CAN RIDE!! AND, on top of this, you can make different types of games (racing, puzzles, RPG, shooters). You are really outdoing yourselves Mm. Thank You! I’m going to agree with everyone else and say GoTY 2010.


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+ Majin47 on May 10th, 2010 at 8:43 am said:

Don’t forget to put a Youtube viewer option in the game to watch machinmas.


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+ kivi95 on May 10th, 2010 at 8:45 am said:

Great that all community levels in LPB will be playable in LBP2.


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+ Kane22_ on May 10th, 2010 at 8:47 am said:

OMG this trailer has awsome all over it and the the song is freaking sweet LBP2:)


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+ Kchow23 on May 10th, 2010 at 8:50 am said:

LBP 2 FTW


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+ Maguss on May 10th, 2010 at 8:51 am said:

DAY 0!!!!!!!!!!!!


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+ GLiTcH2 on May 10th, 2010 at 8:52 am said:

OMG this is awesome, I can’t wait!!!!!!!! I hope there is a Beta test for this one, I beta tested the first one before it came out which was a lot of fun so I will cross my fingers for a beta test on this one too.


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+ yayday on May 10th, 2010 at 8:54 am said:

WOOOOOOOOOOOO!! Now there are 2 games I really want;LittleBigPlanet 2 and Gran Turismo 5!!! P.S I’m listening to the funky music in the trailer lol. Kudos to Sony! Thanks.


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+ MLZ911 on May 10th, 2010 at 8:54 am said:

amazing trailer, love the music. Looks so good, def a first day purchase for me!


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+ LRGKING on May 10th, 2010 at 8:55 am said:

Whooo! This is awesome! LBP was always a blast to play with friends! And there was always players to play online with. Cant wait to hear more news on this game!


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