Puppeteer announced for PS3 as new Sony Japan Studio title

By Dave Cook, Tuesday, 14 August 2012 19:06 GMT

Puppeteer is a new IP from Sony Japan Studio, and has just been unveiled at Sony’s pre-gamescom showcase.

Puppeteer stars a boy named Kutaro who is carried off by a the “maleficent Moon Bear King” to a black castle where he is transformed into a puppet. In the magical world , his head is bitten off, and it provides him with the power to wear new heads.

Armed with a set of magic scissors, Kutaro needs to find his head as well as the way home. The magical scissors can also be uses as a sword to fight enemies, chop through fabric and take on massive bosses.

It’s a platformer that has a puppet theatre aesthetic, similar to the arts and craft visuals of LittleBigPlanet.

No release date was given, but LittleBigPlanet fans will love the style.

More information is also available on the PS Blog.

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