SCEA PR Manager Eric Levine has announced that LittleBigPlanet 2 has gone gold- the first review is in, a PSN demo is available alongside a LBP2 Storyline Trailer today!
Additionally, SCEE confirms the LittleBigPlanet 2 EU release dates will be Wednesday 19th January 2011 across Europe, Thursday 20th January in Australia and New Zealand, and Friday 21st January in the UK and Ireland.
To quote: Now that 2010 is drawing to close, I'd like to take this opportunity to thank all our fantastic community members, as well as all of our friends in the media who continue to support LittleBigPlanet.
We're now less than a month away from our January 18th release and I'm thrilled to report that LittleBigPlanet 2 has now 'gone gold,' meaning the game is 100% finished!
The wait is nearly over and as you might imagine the folks at Media Molecule are extremely excited.
New Storyline Trailer!
I'm sure you've seen all of the videos for LittleBigPlanet 2 and enjoyed learning about all of the new gameplay elements in the game. Well, we have another great trailer for you, especially for those fans out there who fell in love with Sackboy's adventure, the cast of characters, and the world of the first LittleBigPlanet. Check it out above.
The next piece of good news is that LittleBigPlanet 2 reviews are starting to come in. Online reviews won't be posted until after the new year, but print magazine impressions will trickle in over the next few weeks and that started this week with our first worldwide review from the UK's Official PlayStation Magazine - an impressive 10 out of 10! Here are a few choice quotes...
"Full of simple-to-grasp tools, all with huge potential-and you could easily lose more time to LBP2 than any other game released in 2011."
"Never going to build anything at all? This is still an indispensible package, rammed with creative potential and imaginative gameplay."
Free Demo Today!
Don't forget that the LittleBigPlanet 2 Story Mode Demo will be available on the PlayStation Store later today. Here's your chance to experience a few of the new gameplay additions, like the Grapple Hook and Sackbots, and also meet some of the new characters who will be joining you on your epic Sack-quest.