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LittleBigPlanet 2 (LBP2) is a puzzle-platforming game for PlayStation 3 with new built-in functionality allowing players to create advanced content, including full-fledged games of all sorts, which can be shared with others within the LittleBigPlanet online network. The third game in the LittleBigPlanet franchise, the toolset within LittleBigPlanet 2 provides players with the ability to easily change the mapping of objects in-game, add abilities and non-player AI characters, create cutscenes, link levels and more. Additional features include backwards compatibility with content created with the original LittleBigPlanet game, a 50 level deep Story Mode and all new platforming gadgets.

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A Whole New LittleBigPlanet Adventure

Join Sackboy in a completely new platforming adventure, spread across 50 levels.

Some time has passed since the events of the original game and its PSP sequel and Craftworld is in trouble. An evil device, force, thingy known as "The Negativitron" is threatening to suck up everyone and everything, including Sackboy, into the void. Only an intervention by a rebel organization known as "The Alliance" saves our hero. And with that Sackboy decides to lend his creative platforming powers to the cause. Along the way he'll discover new abilities, gadgets, gameplay rules and innovative tools to get the job done.

Creating a custom SackBot in LittleBigPlanet 2
Play, Create and Share in LittleBigPlanet 2.
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A Platform for Games

LittleBigPlanet 2 is about more than a game storyline. It is about player creativity. Loaded with a powerful new set of tools that vastly widen the scope of possibilities in-game, LittleBigPlanet 2 moves far beyond familiar level editing and delivers the power to literally create whole games. It is in fact, a platform for games. Whether you are talking racing games, mini-games, action/adventure games and even multiplayer shooters, using the Direct Control feature you can create/recreate a mapping for objects and abilities from the Sixaxis controller for use directly in gameplay. You can also link levels to extend the fun and/or create a new gameplay experience. Bring your characters to life, compose your own music, direct cinematic masterpieces, wire controllers directly in to your contraptions, connect easy to use switches, microchips and circuit boards to build epic bosses, vehicles, machines, and puzzles. All the tools are at your fingertips. And with custom heads-up displays (HUDs) for scoring and game data exported to a game ending grid, allowing winners in created multiplayer games to celebrate while opponents look on in shame, the sky is truly the limit.

Play, Create and Discover

LittleBigPlanet 2 is fully backwards compatible to the original game. With millions of creations existing in the LittleBigPlanet universe and millions more to come, finding the experience you're looking for is important. With that in mind the developers of LittleBigPlanet 2 have expanded Share functionality to enhance the player's ability to discover exactly what you want to find. In addition, the searching system has been given a total overhaul, and Activity Stream functionality has been added so you can follow your friends and hearted creators, helping you discover the top notch playable bits that they have brought to life. In addition, a new web portal gives every single LBP creation its own home on the web, with a page for every creator and every level. Browse creations online to find fab levels, add them to your queue to play later on, check photos, comments, leaderboards, create and share playlists, and easily promote your levels and games wherever you might hang out online.

Key Game Features
  • Story Mode - Explore more than 50 pre-prepared game levels holding an all-new storyline
  • Create Full Games - Take advantage of a wealth of editing tools to create full scale games
  • Gadgets Galore - New gadgets available within LBP 2 include: a grappling hook for platforming, the Creatinator which allows for items to help you platform, and Power Gloves with which you can toss and move large objects in-game
  • 4-player multiplayer - Enjoy 4-player support online and offiline in created games using new features and abilities
  • AI Sackbots - Program and manipulate these non-player characters to do your will in-game
  • Cinematic Cut-Scene Maker - Create custom cutscenes for use in-game, or just as a means of sharing with friends
  • Improved Share Functionality - Improved search and share functionality and features allow players to more quickly peruse the millions of LBP pieces of content available online
  • Backwards Compatible to Original Game - LBP 2 is compatible with all content created with the original game
Additional Screenshots
Sackboy using the grappling hook in LittleBigPlanet 2
All-new platforming gadgets.
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Sackboy version of an arcade game from LittleBigPlanet 2
Full game creation.
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Cut-scene Maker screen utilizing Sackbots in LittleBigPlanet 2
50+ level story mode.
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Circuit boards for custom bosses in LittleBigPlanet 2
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ESRB:  E - (Everyone)
Number of Players:  Single-player, offline / online multiplayer
Publisher:  Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
Developer:  Media Molecule
Console:  PlayStation 3
Genre:  3D Platformer
Release Date:  18 January 2011 (USA)
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review by . January 31, 2011
Trev from PS3Blog.net writes: I didn't think there could be anything cuter than Sackboy but then I met the Sackbots… Oh my Media Molecule, how you have outdone yourselves. It doesn't stop there either when you see the animal robots that you ride in particular Hamstertron 2000. The Bee 2.0 also showcases in some memorable levels that take you in new unexpected directions and that is one of the ways LBP 2 justifies its existence. With LBP 1, Media Molecule effectively created a game that needed no …
review by . January 24, 2011
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Just over two years ago, the first LittleBigPlanet came out and blew some of our minds.  It first showed that the platformer wasn't dead.  Mario wasn't the only one who had staying power in the genre.  Turned out a little Sackboy could hold his own as well.  But the real joy of LittleBigPlanet was that it was a game that almost never ended.  It was a game where you could create your own levels and enjoy the creations of others.  As a result there is generally …
review by . March 20, 2011
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I have been looking forward to the release of LittleBigPlanet 2 since it was first announced halfway through 2010.  The original LittleBigPlanet is one of my favorite PlayStation 3 games with its simple and enjoyable gameplay, the ability to make my own platforming levels and of course the loveable mascot, Sackboy. I had no doubt that a sequel could improve on the original, though new gameplay elements and a better story mode would be absolutely essential requirements. You will be pleased to …
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