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16 Feb 2012

Vote now on the Sackies finalists

Once again we ask you to pick your favourite levels, but this time you may pick only one level (or creator) from each category, the ones with the most votes in two weeks time will take home the prize. You can vote by going to the page of the level you wish to win, links to all the finalists are below, and to help you choose, we've compiled some videos of the finalists… The Sackies: Creator of the Year 2011 Video of comphermc - http://lbp.me/u/comphermc Felkroth - http://lbp.me/u/Felkroth Fotosynthesis1 - http://lbp.me/u/Fotosynthesis1 Hazbell - http://lbp.me/u/Hazbell ima_taka - http://lbp.me/u/ima_taka Mnniska - http://lbp.me/u/Mnniska poms - http://lbp.me/u/poms RikiRiki-ita - http://lbp.me/u/RikiRiki-ita ScorpSkull - http://lbp.me/u/ScorpSkull steve_big_guns - http://lbp.me/u/steve_big_guns The Sackies: Level of the Year 2011 Video...
3 Jun 2011

A very warm welcome to new players!

* New to playing LittleBigPlanet ? * Get started with Creating in LittleBigPlanet * I need help / support! You can find all kinds of other guides, including a complete DLC catalogue in the about section of this very website . Play online! Once you have played some of the story mode, perhaps you'd like to make your way onto the community - a massive world of creative delights, with over 4 million levels made by other players for you to investigate. * Discover the community * How to find levels online The Community Whilst this site is a good starting point for getting to grips with LittleBigPlanet, if you find yourself wanting to find out more in depth creation...
15 Apr 2011

Contraption Challenge 13: Submarine

We're starting fairly simple and asking you to make a contraption that can swim underwater. It doesn't have to look like a "typical" submarine; it could be a robotic shark, an underwater car, even a scuba diving rocket cheetah - as long as it swims underwater, the more creative it is the better! Here are the requirements: * Sackboy has to be able to enter and exit the contraption out of the water. * Sackboy must control it from within the driver's seat - no remote control. * It needs to be able to travel in all directions underwater. * It should behave differently when not underwater. This could simply just be making it float on the surface so that...
28 Mar 2011

Own a piece of LittleBigPlanet history or buy your way into royalty

Own a piece of LittleBigPlanet history! Four of our five auctions are for framed original concept sketches, each with a signed copy of LittleBigPlanet 2… We have framed four pieces of artwork by Francis, the chief creator of Sackboy. They show some ideas for the development of our beloved hessian chum, and if we may be so bold, each one is a piece of gaming history. In the words of Indiana Jones, they belong in a museum! There are four of these pieces of artwork, each one is different, and as they are the originals, they unique. Each framed sketch comes with a very special copy of LittleBigPlanet comes with a special uber rare ‘Mm Special edition’ box art slip...
11 Feb 2011

Introducing the community project: Hansel & Gretelbot

Hansel & Gretelbot is the creation of 12 community members, names you may well recognise: Wexfordian , Comphermc , Morgana25 , rtm223, Hilightnotes , xkappax , Catiers , GruntosUK , CENTURION24 , Jaeyden , Cuzfeeshe and steve_big_guns . A few months ago the Community Molecule set them a challenge - could they create a full game experience? Their own complete LBP Theme, using the new LBP2 tools to develop all original story, mini-games, bosses, cutscenes, music, and voices. The team was gathered, designs were drawn up, themes were picked and building began, now several months later they are very nearly ready to launch their project for you to play! Once upon a time, in a little cottage on the edge...
28 Jan 2011

Announcing the LittleBigPlanet Wiki

This much needed Wiki has been a long time coming, and with a little help from the community, the team at Media Molecule, and eventually you as well, we're now delighted to open it up to the LittleBigPlanet Community, ready to welcome your contributions. This Wiki, much like LittleBigPlanet itself, is community-driven and will continue to expand and evolve thanks to the contributions of none other than yourselves, the LittleBigPlanet community. We've been working hard on setting up the basic style and framework and getting started on oh so many great articles, however it's now down to you guys to help us fill in the gaps! So what are you waiting for? It's time to dive in! We can't wait...
21 Jan 2011

LittleBigPlanet 2 launch week fun – TV ad, new trailer, out now in UK & Ireland!

Launch Trailer First of all, we’ve got a new trailer to celebrate the launch of LittleBigPlanet 2 – it’s a tribute to the history of videogaming, told from Sackboy’s own unique perspective. All the levels shown in the trailer were also created by community members GruntosUK and jackofcourse . Advertising Campaign On top of that, I thought I’d give you all a look at the LBP 2 advertising campaign. Now, the LBP 2 Story mode is fantastic fun – as you’ve all hopefully spotted already from the numerous other trailers we’ve released. But for the launch of the game, we wanted to turn the spotlight on another hugely important part of the LittleBigPlanet universe – the community. With more than...
15 Dec 2010

Introducing LBP.me, the new community portal

If you already play LittleBigPlanet you can sign in right now and see your own page. You'll want to change your privacy settings though (see below). Once logged in you'll see your recent activity feed, showing all the things your friends and hearted creators have been up to. You'll also find whole load of features to play with that will help you discover loads of new levels and games, as you browse through millions of creations, adding the interesting ones to your in-game queue as you go. Play around with the settings and filters and customise your feed and pages to be just how you want them. You can even use our widget wizard to build yourself a customised widget...
10 Nov 2010

LittleBigPlanet Contraption Challenge 12

Your Exterminator could be anything! From a machine that chases Sackboy and destroys everything in its path, to an evil spaghetti-monster with multiple attack phases. Think of it as a boss or an enemy but without the need for Sackboy to fight back. The crazier and more original your idea, the better – but it should certainly inspire Sackboy to run like his little life depends on it. To take part in our challenge, just troop on over to the Official PlayStation EU Community forums . There, you can find all the instructions you need to enter the competition. The challenge is open now, so get to it! Oh, and Big news for Irish entrants! Courtesy of SCE Ireland, the...
29 Oct 2010

New servers bring new features!

Cool Levels Cool Levels and Highest Rated now work slightly differently, and also need a little bit of time to settle down, so may look weird for a few days. The new servers allow us to tweak the way that Cool Levels works much faster than before, so we may play around with it a bit to get it working just the way we want it! MmPicks If you look under the new MmPicks Search category, you’ll find a selection of our favourite levels. The current selection has been taken from the Media Molecule blog, and we will be adding to it over time. Enjoy! Play Queues Queues are now active in LittleBigPlanet! When you find a cool level you...
28 Sep 2010

LittleBigPlanet UK Fan Meet 2010 at Eurogamer Expo

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16 Jun 2010

LittleBigPlanet Community Game Jam

LittleBigPlanet Central has a full lowdown of the event , written by the very people who attended, well worth a read if you want to hear first hand about how all the new tools come together, and how they can be used to build your own games…. The first hour or so was chaos. Straight up. We literally didn't know where to begin. The vast selection of new tools, features, and options left us all flying off in different directions. Some of us messed with the circuit boards, some of us made little contraptions, while others explored the new materials, objects, stickers, and decorations to be used in LBP2. Others played with sackbots and switches and gravity controls. Meanwhile, the...
14 May 2010

LittleBigPlanet Central’s Creator Spotlight: Jackofcourse

What has now become the opening question for the Creator Spotlight crew, would you be so kind to please list the levels you’ve published to date and any statistics you’d like to share with us, e.g. plays, hearts, how many rocket animals per level, etc. Whatever you feel like sharing. * Perennial Danger * Perennial Expedition * Flaming Timberland * Flaming Timberland 2 * Calamity Construction * Industrial Assistance * Tribal Ruins * Pretty Simple * Egyptian Findings * Industrial Assistance 2 * Shoot! Jump! Die? That is one great list to be proud of! Which of these is your own favorite? And why? Hmm this is a very tough question. I have a few favourites for different reasons. Flaming...
12 May 2010

Announcing the LittleBigPlanet space for PlayStation Home

And there's more to come! In a few weeks you will be able to release your competitive side and show off your sharp-shooting skills in the LittleBigDerby. Check out the trailer below: Finally, no LittleBigPlanet experience would be complete without the iconic Pod … which is why you’ll find the LittleBigPlanet Pod Penthouse in Estates this week! Crafted from the finest cardboard, this personal space can be rotated to get the best out-of-this-world view! But not only that, the Pod also includes your own personal Creator mini-game and comes complete with a special prize on entry. This truly is the perfect place to express your creative flair.
29 Apr 2010

LittleBigPlanet Central’s Creator Spotlight: Morgana25

*If you could list your favorite thing about LittleBigPlanet, what would it be?* My favorite thing about the game is that you have this wonderful set of tools to express yourself creatively. You can tell stories, make beautiful images or scenes, create characters and any number of other things that are uniquely you. I really love that it brings artsy, creative types and logical, engineering types together too. The mix of art and science doesn't happen enough in real life. Imagine what people could do if it did! *Aside from drawing inspiration from other creators and levels, is there anything in the world outside of LittleBigPlanet that inspires you?* Well my career as a graphic designer has influenced my work...
23 Apr 2010

Contraption Challenge 11 - Artillery weapon

You'll also need to make a simple target for your Artillery Weapon to destroy. Please ensure that your target is NOT a person! Alternatively you can use one of the collectable targets prvided in the level CC11 - Example by Nuclearfish ! To take part create your Artillery Weapon and put it in a short level to show it off. Then publish it using the prefix 'CC11' in the level title so that we can easily find it. You've got until Friday 9th May to publish your level. After the deadline, our judges will shortlist the entries down to just 4! Then there'll be a poll for everyone to vote for their favourite finalist, and *whoever gets the most votes...
19 Mar 2010

LittleBigPlanet Contraption Challenge 10 winner

...and the winner is Crouching boat, hidden car by Asbestos101 . Congratulations to Asbestos101, who wins a PSPgo™ and a copy of LittleBigPlanet to play on it! You can see the finalists’ entries showreel below, and all all the contraptions submitted so far since the very first challenge can be seen on the official YouTube channel . If you want to join in the fun of the LittleBigPlanet Contraption Challenge, then keep an eye on community.eu.playstation.com or stay tuned to this very site, for information on when the next Challenge starts, and be part of one of the most popular PlayStation Forums events ever!