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LittleBigPlanet 2 – Movie, screens, art, a picture of some love robots

Monday, 10 May 2010 14:00 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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Update: Movie’s there now.

Original: The frankly amazing LittleBigPlanet 2 may have been spunked all over the internet this weekend thanks to subs issues, but there’s still plenty you haven’t seen. Look below.

The just-released shots and art show off some of the game’s new features, such as programmable NPC Sackbots, a new Grappling Hook, the ability to make complete games and more.

Get them below. Hit this for hands-on impressions from the game’s London reveal event last week, and this for five Media Molecule interviews recorded on the day.

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35 Comments

  1. ExclusivesMostly

    Awesome! Day 0 purchase, no that was not a typo.

    Check this out as well: RoaringLion54 kills entire opposing team in UC2 by performing 5 pull downs in a row

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLULCn2sp7w

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Johnny Cullen

    Jaw. Dropped. I want LBP2 and I want it NAOW!

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Detale

    Fooking awesome, I’m all over this when it comes out. Especially the Super Sprint style top down rat racing.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Erthazus

    @3 RAT RACING F T W !

    But maaaaaaaan, i want to create my own STACRAFT Game. Why they didn’t show any RTS STUFF… Dissapointment really.

    MM fucks.

    Game is incredible. Absolute Masterpiece.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Johnny Cullen

    BTW, if anyone wants to know the name of the song in the trailer:

    Passion Pit – Sleepyhead

    #5 5 years ago
  6. DJ Deathstar

    I was about to say Sleepyhead = TUNE!!!!!!!!!!

    #6 5 years ago
  7. Detale

    That was another thing I loved about the original LBP, the soundtrack was brilliant.

    #7 5 years ago
  8. onlineatron

    Sleepyhead is an amazing song!

    Using it has only made me want this game more!

    #8 5 years ago
  9. Gheritt White

    Still can’t see what all the fuss is about, but the music in that trailer is super sweet.

    #9 5 years ago
  10. Johnny Cullen

    I said it before you, Gheritt. ;)

    #10 5 years ago
  11. AHA-Lambda

    thx johnny ;)

    #11 5 years ago
  12. Gheritt White

    Thanking you kindly, Mr Cullen.

    #12 5 years ago
  13. Erthazus

    @Gheritt, well of course, Halo is 100% better.

    I keed :D

    Fuss is about:

    1) Little Big Planet 2

    2) Creating Games

    3) Fucking epic Art Style (Especially for me European guy.)

    4) Trailer

    5) and great VG247 job of course.

    #13 5 years ago
  14. itsucks

    damn shitty “bad platformer” looks just like the first one. talk about tapping the console in low hardware, lol.

    #14 5 years ago
  15. Gheritt White

    I’m glad you like the game Erthazus, I’m sure it’s amazing if you’re into that kind of thing. It’s certainly very well made technically and I can appreciate how you’d find it lots of fun. It’s not my cup of tea, however.

    #15 5 years ago
  16. Erthazus

    @15 Yeah it depends on tastes. I actually not in to Mario for example. I kinda bored with that Mushroom world with the Italian plumber.

    But this i liked (except jumping that freaked me out.) But now, it’s even better, you what, don’t want to create your own Sack Halo game? Come on, should be really fun to share levels… i mean GAMES.

    I, for example want to create Starcraft game. :D Maybe first decent next gen RTS on consoles :D

    #16 5 years ago
  17. Blerk

    I certainly wanted to like LBP a lot more than I actually did in the end. It looks and sounds fantastic, but I didn’t find it as fun to play as I expected to and I never even touched the level editor.

    That trailer’s superb, though. The fans are going to be stoked.

    #17 5 years ago
  18. AHA-Lambda

    @17 – yea same with me really.

    If you dont use the creator tools then the potential of LBP really falls short. However I still found it fun in part due to its cute aesthetic :P

    this is still for me a day one buy even if i dont use the creator tools :D

    #18 5 years ago
  19. Gheritt White

    Making my own games holds no appeal for me – that’s what designers get paid for, IMHO. If generating content is your cup of tea, more power to you – personally, I just don’t have the patience.

    I do admire people who are creative in their free time, however the closest I get is writing comic book scripts that’ll never be published.

    #19 5 years ago
  20. Erthazus

    @17, Blerk, levels are the most boring stuff in LBP. The cake is in the editor.
    Singleplayer campaign is just for example of what you can C R E A T E.

    With LBP 2 i will miss the whole campaign for example. Maybe will play few examples to understand how it’s done or how it’s work and after that, i’m going to spend DAYS creating RTS games such as Starcraft or C&C.

    @18 come on people… Whats wrong with you… the whole point of this game is the EDITOR. You just didn’t even touched a slice of a big pie…

    #20 5 years ago
  21. Dannybuoy

    that trailer is staggering. i hope making games is easier than making just levels (which I doubt). This game cant come soon enough. Music sounds a bit like Prefuse 73, but I see it’s Passion Pit. If you like that then check out Prefuse. Awesome stuff

    #21 5 years ago
  22. OlderGamer

    The biggest(maybe only) PS3 exclusive for me this year.

    Really enjoyed tinkering with the last one, and the sequel seems to be headed in the right direction.

    #22 5 years ago
  23. Blerk

    I find making levels tedious stuff, Erthazus. LBP’s tools are fairly easy to use, but actually producing a level of even moderate quality is very long-winded and I just don’t have the patience or inclination to do so. I’ve downloaded a whole bunch of levels for the PSP version but none of them seem to be even nearly as good as the built-in ones.

    #23 5 years ago
  24. Erthazus

    @19 For real? I think you just never touched LBP. You never had a dream to create your own great game? Maybe your own Halo game? Or other great game?

    You are writting comic books and don’t want to create something from them? LBP editor is not just boring scripts and other stuff that programmers use, it’s very intuitive and fun editor.

    This time it’s going to be more complex, but more features like Sackbots and genre mechanics. I think it’s crazy.

    #24 5 years ago
  25. Erthazus

    PS: Guys, i just watched the trailer again and probably there is a hint that Little Big Planet 2 will support 3D. It’s from 1:03-1:08. There is a sack guy with 3D glasses.

    #25 5 years ago
  26. OlderGamer

    2D shooters.

    Top down racers.

    Side scrolling rpgs.

    If I can make those type of games, I will get lost forever in this game.

    I saw that too Erth, but I don’t have one of those tvs that can do it.

    #26 5 years ago
  27. Gadzooks!

    I have LBP and enjoyed it up to a point. I absolutely love the art style and the music, and some of the levels are very inventive.

    However I didnt really get on with the actual platforming. I didnt like the controls and thought some of the jump puzzles were far too fiddly.

    I also didn’t get on with the level creator, although I do appreciate the work other people did. One in particular was quite amazing – a fully functional calculator!

    I’d like to see a much better game this time round, rather than a creation tool with a game tacked on as an afterthought.

    #27 5 years ago
  28. Gheritt White

    @ 24: I don’t think my comics would work as a game… also, Halo *really* isn’t my favourite game, so please stop banging on about it!

    Making all the things OlderGamer listed holds no appeal for me, it’s just not how I’d like to spend what little spare time I have. I prefer to play games rather than make them, but if that’s what you enjoy then good for you – I’m sure you’ll find LBP2 to be a blast.

    #28 5 years ago
  29. Detale

    We (the missus and I) never really got into the creation side of LBP, but have enjoyed playing some of the community efforts immensely. We loved the story mode, and took the slightly iffy jumping as part of the overall charm. It may have resulted in a few moments of near pad destroying frustration but mostly left us in fits of hysterical laughter instead as one of us exploded in a cute but fiery puff of smoke for the fifteenth time while trying to ace a level. I can’t wait for the new game, and I’m looking forward to showing my other half the trailer when I get back home tonight.

    #29 5 years ago
  30. The Hindle

    Well thats sounding like my goty already.

    #30 5 years ago
  31. Mike

    What if, like, I don’t want to make anything, and don’t feel like playing levels that you lot play?

    If they sold it without all that tacked on for £15 I’d be all over it.

    #31 5 years ago
  32. theevilaires

    I’m sure if this was a 360 exclusive Mike you’d feel much different. I bet my life on it.

    #32 5 years ago
  33. Gheritt White

    EDIT

    #33 5 years ago
  34. justiceblob

    I wish MM had released a LBP soundtrack, because as much as I loved they game and dabbled with the editor ( too fiddly ==> But keyboard and mouse support is coming to fix THAT)…. My favourite part was always the songs they liscenced, unknown, quirky and PERFECT for the levels they represented.

    #34 5 years ago
  35. zoopdeloop

    I think some minds here are so fucked up from all these generic FPS and some others from their own fanboyism over one specific console that they can’t at least give credit to something really innovative…like this.Some others are just cool with it.
    Personaly i find LBP cute,interesting and fun at some point.But i don’t have the time for Level Editing which is the essence of the game…bottom line it’s not my type of game.However i give full credit to MM for something really innovative and “original” especially in this generation of so many unoriginal titles

    #35 5 years ago

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  • Watch the $1 million Call of Duty Championship right here

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  • Battlefield Hardline: Battlefest kicks off this weekend with Double XP

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  • Don’t forget: the GTA 5 PC pre-order bonus cutoff is March 31

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  • Games with Gold offers doubled for April – six games instead of three

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  • Pokemon players can grab a code for Shiny Charizard at GAME in April

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  • F1 2015 will arrive on PC, PS4 and Xbox One in June, includes Mexico circuit

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  • Mortal Kombat X video confirms Liu Kang as playable character

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  • Short teaser for Star Wars: Battlefront shows the Battle of Hoth

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  • Pillars of Eternity releases today – get all the review scores here

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  • Take an in-depth look at Evolve’s Behemoth monster and four new hunters

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  • PS4 firmware update 2.50 causing issues with Killzone: Shadow Fall

    The suspend/resume feature in PlayStation 4′s 2.50 firmware update is causing some issues with Killzone: Shadow Fall. Killzone: Shadow Fall developer Guerrilla has said that the game is experiencing some issues in some instance where the suspend/resume feature is used. The timing of when players put the game in suspend mode does have an effect, […]

  • Bungie on Destiny matchmaking: “We believe there’s no substitute for a pre-made team”

    Crazy though this may seem, it’s possible that Destiny shipped according to plan. History points to community as a crucial component, far from the contingency that many now suspect. Paul Davies spoke to Bungie for clarity. “The community always engineers the best solutions for bringing players together. While Matchmaking is a great resource for introducing […]

  • Bloodborne works with suspend/resume, but only offline

    PlayStation 4′s newly-added suspend/resume feature works with Bloodborne as you’d expect, but only while offline. PlayStation 4 received the long-awaited suspend/resume feature today as part of firmware 2.50, and people are starting to test it out with various games. Bloodborne does work with the feature, but only if you play offline. Playing online is arguably […]

  • This is what Crossy Road looks like in first-person

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  • Take a small behind-the-scenes peek at Mass Effect 4

    BioWare cinematic director Ken Thain has given us a very slim look behind the scenes at some motion capture work from the upcoming Mass Effect game. The upcoming Mass Effect game, whether it ends up being called Mass Effect 4 or not, will most definitely incorporate some form of motion capture work. How do we […]

  • Borderlands: The Handsome Collection – 8GB day one patch on PS4, 16GB on Xbox One

    Day one patches for Borderlands: The Handsome Collection are pretty hefty. Both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of Borderlands: The Handsome Collection require players to download lots of gigabytes to make the experience as smooth as possible. The PlayStation 4 version has an 8.31GB day one patch. The Xbox One version however has […]

  • Get a PlayStation 4 with Bloodborne and The Last of Us for $435

    If you’ve been waiting for the perfect game to get to buy a PlayStation 4, there’s no better time than the present. Amazon is offering a good PlayStation 4 bundle at the moment. For $434.99, you get a PlayStation 4 console, The Last of Us, and Bloodborne. The Last of Us is of course the […]

  • Upcoming Battlefield Hardline patch to nerf the K10, buff battle rifles

    Battlefield Hardline’s first patch will focus on weapon balance and a few changes have been proposed. Battlefield Hardline lead multiplayer designer Thaddeus Sasser posted a few of the balance changes that the team is considering for the next patch. K10: reduce bullet damage to 33 Saiga and PTR: reduce recoil to bring more in line […]

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 and a new Resident Evil game coming this year, according to research firm

    According to digital games analyst SuperData, a new Resident Evil game is due this fall and that this year’s Call of Duty is Black Ops 3. In its latest report on digital console games, research and analytics firm SuperData revealed that a new Resident Evil is coming this fall. “We anticipate this month’s downturn to […]

  • Bloodborne: you can add gestures to your messages

    As players get deeper into Bloodborne, they keep uncovering so many of its little new additions, including this one. Bloodborne, like all of the Souls games before it, allows players to leave messages for other players. These messages could be used to point players towards impending doom, treasure, or just be sarcastic and witty. What […]

  • PlayStation 4 firmware update 2.50 is now live

    PlayStation 4 firmware update version 2.50 has started rolling out. Reports are coming in saying that Yukimura, PlayStation 4′s firmware 2.50 has been made available to download. The update is clocking in at just 245mb, so get downloading. 2.50 brings with it many new additions, including the suspend/resume feature, backup and restore, accessibility options and […]

  • Harley Quinn DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight is a prequel

    Batman: Arkham Knight’s Harley Quinn pre-order DLC is set before the events of the main game, according to Amazon’s description. Today we learned a few details about the pre-order DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight, namely the Harley Quinn one. According to the description on Amazon, the DLC takes place in the lead-up to the events […]

  • Bloodborne Vicar Amelia summon mystery solved

    Bloodborne players unable to summon near Vicar Amelia: here’s your solution. Bloodborne’s secrets are unfolding by the hour as clever players piece together From Software’s cunning design. Yesterday we reported problems summoning in the Cathedral Ward, before the Vicar Amelia boss fight. It turns out this isn’t a bug – or if it is, it’s […]

  • Steven Spielberg will direct film adaption of Ready Player One

    Steven Spielberg will direct the film adaption of the sci-fi, virtual world, video game themed novel Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. Warner Bros. bought the rights to the film in June 2010 and hired screenwriter Zak Penn to rewrite the previous draft written by Eric Eason, according to Deadline. The book takes place in […]

  • Bloodborne players with PS4 headsets shouldn’t forget about the custom audio

    Here’s a friendly reminder for Bloodborne players with PS4 headsets: be sure to download the Headset Companion App from the PlayStation store if you haven’t already. As previously reported, the game supports a custom Bloodborne audio mode which can be uploaded. It contains custom audio created by developers specifically tuned to enhance the audio. This […]

  • EA explains why FIFA Ultimate Team transfer prices are now platform specific

    EA has posted a blog entry explaining its FIFA Ultimate Team transfer market price ranges which now include platform-specific pricing in order to best the coin sellers. EA said it has implemented the changes to FUT over the last several weeks because it should be “fair and fun for every player,” ultimately coming to the […]

  • Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in the Darkness now available

    In case you forgot, Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in the Darkness was released today. It is available on Mac, PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The third episode releases on iOS devices and Android tomorrow, March 26. The Sword in the Darkness finds Asher Forrester heading to Mereen […]

  • Bloodborne players are already documenting their crazy antics

    Bloodborne has been available for almost two days now in North America, and already players are posting interesting clips and character customization choices for the game. Below are interesting takes on creating a character and videos of a frustrating death and another full of blood coming from a very painful place – monster or not. […]

  • FIFA Ultimate Team celebrates sixth year in existence with giveaways

    FIFA Ultimate Team is celebrating its sixth year in existence with special events running from today until March 29. According to EA, every FUT fan will be handed one free pack every day, and those who play at least one match in the FUT Birthday Cup will have a chance to win rare “tradable In-Forms” […]

  • Halo Online is a F2P PC game in development exclusively for Russia – video

    Halo Online is a free-to-play game which will launch this spring in Russia, and is in development with Saber Interactive. According the reveal event attended by IGN Russia, the game was designed to run well on lower-end PCs and runs on a modified Halo 3 engine. The game is set on a secret UNSC space […]

  • SteamWorld Dig Xbox One release expected in late May

    SteamWorld Dig is coming to Xbox One, developer Image & Form has announced. A firm release date hasn’t been announced, but the studio expects the title to arrive on the system in late May. “We’re preparing quite an elaborate Easter egg for the Xbox One version – a gaming thing that we really wanted to […]

  • SMITE celebrating first anniversary with a sale on skins, Ultimate God Pack

    Hi-Rez Studios is celebrating the first anniversary of SMITE with a sale. From today through Friday, March 27, the Ultimate God Pack, which includes all current and future Gods, will run you $19.99. Alll individual pre-launch skins are 50% off, and all Gem Packs will award bonus gems. In addition, from March 27-29, all SMITE […]

  • Borderlands 2 has sold around 12 million copies, says Gearbox

    Speaking with Microsoft’s Major Nelson in his podcast, Gearbox Software boss Randy Pitchford stated Borderlands 2 has sold somewhere around the 12 million mark. As of August 2014, it was announced by Take-Two in its financial report the 2012 game had sold-in 10 million units. Pitchford noted in the podcast he learned of the figures […]

  • Broken Age releasing on PS4 and Vita same day as Act 2 on PC

    Double Fine Productions has announced it will release Broken Age on the PlayStation Store next month. Act 2 will also be released on PC. The full Broken Age adventure will release on PlayStation 4 and Vita on April 28 in North America and April 29 in Europe. It features cross-buy and cross-save. Broken Age Act […]