Over the weekend we reported that LittleBigPlanet 2 for PS3 is coming along with some leaked screenshots, and today Sony's PR Manager Eric Levine officially confirmed the news and shared a LBP2 (which supports both mouse and keyboard) PlayStation 3 launch trailer and LBP2 Box Art to compliment the Official Web site launch.
To quote: I'm pleased to share some exciting news involving our crafty, stitched-together character we all know and love - that's right, I'm talking about the one and only Sackboy.
Today, we are officially announcing that our cloth friend and all of his fellow Sack-people will be back for a completely new adventure in LittleBigPlanet 2, which will be released later this year for PS3!
LittleBigPlanet established the Play, Create, Share creative gaming genre and we can't thank the fans and critics enough for the praise and support we've received.
The game continues to grow and evolve, helped by countless players around the globe. In fact, the sharing nature of the game has become so embraced, it has attracted fans to publish more than two million levels to the PlayStation Network since the award-winning game was released!
To show you what you can expect from LittleBigPlanet 2, here's an exclusive look at our spanking new trailer:
So, what can you expect from LittleBigPlanet 2?
First of all, it's developed by Media Molecule, the extremely talented team that brought you the first game, so you know you're going to get a special experience. LittleBigPlanet 2 will provide a whole new collection of tools and rules for fans to Play, Create, and Share, including an evolved approach to control and customization that has never been seen before.
LittleBigPlanet has always empowered users to create their own levels by utilizing the same tools as the development team. Now in LittleBigPlanet 2, we've upped the ante, giving players the ability to not only make better levels, but completely new games - think top-down racing games, multiplayer shooters, flying side-scrollers, RPGs, etc. The possibilities are really endless.
LBP2 will also have a loads of new features, including revamped graphics, a fresh storyline, added accessories and equipment for Sackboy, and much, much more - trust me I'm only scratching the surface here!
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