LittleBigPlanet Karting: review

LittleBigPlanet Karting: review

Nov 22, 2012

Format: PS3 Unleashed: Out now Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Developer: United Front Games Players: 1-4 (offline), 1-8 (online) Site: http://www.littlebigplanet.com/games/littlebigplanet-karting It certainly looks like LittleBigPlanet. With the playful music, familiar sound effects, and even Stephen Fry on board for more narration than ever, it...

LittleBigPlanet Karting: beta impressions

LittleBigPlanet Karting: beta impressions

Jul 30, 2012

When the LittleBigPlanet franchise started back in 2008 on the PS3, it was unlike anything else that had ever been before; certainly on consoles. At a quick glance it looked like nothing more than a cutesy platformer – but it was in fact primarily a powerful, user-friendly level creation tool that also acted as a portal to thousands (and later millions) of...

You, Me, & DLC. Part three: Enemy of the People?

You, Me, & DLC. Part three: Enemy of the People?

May 2, 2012

If you’ve already read parts one and two – and why on Earth wouldn’t you have? – you’ll know that my comments on DLC so far have been overwhelmingly negative. The digital distribution of games and add-ons can be a force for good, however; demonstrably so. It’s done a lot of good not only for business but for us cash-wielding...

Have Sony turned a PR disaster into a PR triumph? (part one)

Have Sony turned a PR disaster into a PR triumph? (part one)

Jun 17, 2011

The disaster, of course, is the major PSN security breach. The triumph… is going to be difficult to evaluate until the end of the current fiscal year. What began as damage limitation could end up as a dramatic reversal of fortunes, due to a combination of smart decisions and pure luck. First: the damage. When the PlayStation Network was taken down...

LittleBigPlanet 2: catchup review

LittleBigPlanet 2: catchup review

Feb 22, 2011

Format: PS3 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Sony Developer: Media Molecule Players: 1-4 Site: http://www.littlebigplanet.com LittleBigPlanet 2 is a very difficult game to review. It is unique in the world of videogames (prequel aside) in that the levels and gameplay mechanics created by the developers will almost certainly represent the tiniest minority of...