The easiest part of showing off LittleBigPlanet Karting is just getting to play it outside of United Front Games. We don’t make fun, fresh, addictive games just for ourselves. We make them for you, your friends, your brothers, your sisters, Little Timmy and even for Crazy Uncle Larry. So it’s incredibly important for us to get the game in the hands of real people — real gamers — like we did in Los Angeles last week.
Thanks to everyone who came from the four corners of globe to get hands-on time with LittleBigPlanet Karting. Merci, France! Gracias, Mexico and Spain! Spasibo, Russia! Cheers, Australia! No worries, Canada!
Earlier this year, we cut some cake and popped some champagne to celebrate Media Molecule’s sixth birthday! We’ve had an awesome time during the last six years, seeing how the experiment we started here in Guildford has grown, giving rise to a thriving LittleBigPlanet community. This year will be no different, filled with DLC, plus new experiments from the LBP family for you to play with.
You already know about the fantastic LBP work that Tarsier Studios and Double Eleven Studios are doing on LittleBigPlanet for PS Vita, and now we are delighted to announce today a new LBP collaboration with the hugely talented team at United Front Games who will be leading a new project called LittleBigPlanet Karting! We’ve all seen that UFG has a wealth of racing experience and they’re also intimately familiar with LBP’s cornerstones of “Play, Create, Share.” With LBP’s powerful and diverse toolset in their capable hands, LittleBigPlanet Karting is sure to be an adventure that both LBP fans and kart-racing fans alike will enjoy! We are eager to see what you think of this union and especially excited to see what happens now that you can create in a 3D environment — it’s the start of a whole new LBP world! Have a look at the debut trailer to see for yourself.
In April we celebrated our two-millionth user-generated creation with the uber-successful ModNation-Palooza’s keyword searches. These searches revealed some amazing creations. Last week we concluded the “Moddys”, a celebration of ModNation Racers’ One Year Anniversary in which our team took an in-depth look at the past year’s best Mods, Karts and Tracks and gave them some well-deserved recognition. Check them out here!
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As most of you heard at the Sony Press Conference kicking off E3, we are proudly bringing the ModNation franchise to the much anticipated PlayStation Vita. It was a great opportunity to share with you all some of the things our team has in store. Take a look at this…
As most of you heard at the Sony Press Conference kicking off E3, we are proudly bringing the ModNation franchise to the much anticipated PlayStation Vita. It was a great opportunity to share with you all some of the things our team has in store for you.
The team has also made huge strides in creating a ground up effort to make a ModNation title that takes full advantage of the PlayStation Vita features. As mentioned in the Press Conference, this title is not a port of the PSP or PS3 sku’s. On the creation side, we showed that in a matter of seconds how fast and easy it is to create a track by drawing it with your finger. The front touch capability of the PS Vita has kicked the door wide open for more intuitive ways to edit your track and place props to your personal liking. But without a doubt, the single most element that received the most “Oooos and Aaaahs,” was the power of the back touch.
Well it IS the season for both, right? This week we bring you some new Easter DLC and a user-created track that will allow you to fulfill your childhood dream of being on the field at a big league ball game (it did mine!).
Get a “taste” of this “sweet” new Easter Mod and Kart! The Chocolate Bunny Mod and the Mod/Kart bundle will be available on the PlayStation Store Tuesday, April 19th. The Chocolate Bunny Mod is $.99, and the bundle is $1.75. “Bounce” on over and pick them up today! (note: the Chocolate Bunny Kart will be available separately at a later date for $.99).
Chocolate Bunny comes with the following parts for you to create with:
Chocolate Bunny Mod & Kart
Get a “taste” of this “sweet” new Easter Mod and Kart! Chocolate Bunny will be available on the PlayStation Store Tuesday, April 19th. The Chocolate Bunny Mod is $.99, the Chocolate Bunny Kart is also $.99 or both for $1.75. “Bounce” on over and pick them up today!
The Easter holiday is still a few weeks away but you need to start making room in your basket for some “sweet” DLC. We will let you know when it’s time to “bounce” on over to the PlayStation Store for this “tasty” Mod and Kart.
This Week’s DLC
El Snake–o has finally slithered out of hiding and is available on the PlayStation Store Tuesday, April 5th. The El Snake-o Mod is $.99, the El Snake-o Kart is also $.99 or both for $1.75.
El Snake-o comes with the following parts for you to create with: