22-03-2012 01:27 PM - edited 22-03-2012 01:29 PM
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.
Judging by the customisation and pod in the trailer they're definitely trying to incorporate as much of the LittleBigPlanet world into a kart game as possible.
Should be interesting to see how level design and user content differs from Modnation - thoughts?
on 22-03-2012 03:04 PM
This looks surprisingly good. It seems like there's going to be some sort of progression through areas from LBP1 and 2 - in the trailer we can clearly see the Gardens, Eve's Asylum, the Cosmos, the Desert, Avalonia, the Wedding, possibly the Islands (the part where he throws a basketball), possibly the Savannah, plus some new areas too.
I was sceptical, but I must say this looks funky.
on 22-03-2012 03:30 PM
on 22-03-2012 03:38 PM
Isn't this just mod nation racers? The similarity between the two games is almost like a copy? But then again I thought Modnation characters were pretty much "sackboy" clones! Maybe MM are getting their own back.
Its made by the same people who made MNR (United Front) so there's going to be similarities.
on 22-03-2012 07:46 PM
Wow... this actually looks pretty good! Originally I agreed with most people about the fact that modnation racers already did this... but this looks so awesome! I cant wait to see what this is like, especially the creation! And hopefully, if were lucky and the game is awesome enough to do this, they will allow costume and maybe even item sharing between lbp, lbp2, and lbpvita. Cant wait!
on 22-03-2012 08:37 PM
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