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23 Apr 2010

‘Turbo! Pack’ Development Diary 3: ‘Construction Derby’ – Sam Dickinson, Designer

The first was the Forklift Truck. It worked exactly how we wanted, but unfortunately it was prone to falling over when lifting a heavy load. So what we did was attach some peach floaty material to each load, to make it a lot lighter and stop the forklift falling over. Just like in real life, the pallet was essential to allow loads to be lifted easily. Next, we wanted to pick up some really big things. So we made the Crane, with a hook. Then we realised that it would be even cooler to be able to pick things up if they didn’t need something for the hook to attach to. So we made a claw attachment and now we...
9 Apr 2010

Turbo! Pack Development Diary

We want the Turbo! Pack to be full of cool vehicles, with some action-packed levels to use them in. Currently we’re working on a race level, where you get to drive a Monster Truck and a Racing Car. Lots of creators like to make a rocket car of some description, but there are a couple of problems with super fast vehicles in LittleBigPlanet: Sooner or later you’re going to hit the edge of the level. There’s no penalty for going too fast. Just moving very fast is all very well, but we wanted to have circuits, like a real race track. At first we tried a vertically scrolling track, with emitted track sections, like a shoot-em-up. But no cornering was...
8 Apr 2010

The Incredibles packs are out today, celebrate with Wallpaper!

Also hitting the LittleBigStore at the same time, The Incredibles Level Kit , featuring a Gallery Level filled with memorable landmarks from The Incredibles, prize bubbles containing all the materials used to make it, and masses of other collectables ... To celebrate, we made up this shiny Wallpaper for you computer or PlayStation, PSP or what have you! Download it below, and check the LittleBigStore later today to get your hands on The Incredibles Level Kit and Costume kit !
29 Mar 2010

The Incredibles are coming to LittleBigPlanet!

Coming soon to the LittleBigStore, a costume mega-pack inspired by the Disney/Pixar animated feature, The Incredibles . This huge pack features NINE costumes: all of the Incredibles family , their allies Frozone and Edna Mode , and their nemesis, Syndrome . Also hitting the LittleBigStore at the same time, The Incredibles Level Kit , featuring a Gallery Level filled with memorable landmarks from The Incredibles, prize bubbles containing all the materials used to make it, and masses of other collectables ... Stretch and dash your way across the rooftops of the city, investigate the more secret parts of the Parr family home, explore the jungles of Nomanisan Island, where Syndrome’s base is located, before taking a trip on his monorail...

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