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LittleBigPlanet Karting Game Jam Video + Pre-Order Goodness!

This summer from 25th to 29th June, seven of our LittleBigPlanet community supercreators joined the LittleBigPlanet Karting team at SCEA’s San Diego Studio for a Game Jam to help test drive Sackboy’s fastest and most competitive adventure yet.

During their stay, they Played a variety of the built-in tracks, Created using LBP Karting’s revolutionary 3D Create mode, and Shared their thoughts and opinions with all of us here at the studio, so that we could utilise their feedback to help shape LittleBigPlanet Karting into the best game possible.

On the last few days of the visit, we took the opportunity to document their experiences and get their take on LBP Karting as a whole, so that we could turn their impressions into a video and share it with our fans.

LittleBigPlanet Karting’s 7th November release date is coming up fast. Don’t forget you can pre-order the game now and receive a sacktastic pre-order bonus:

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#1 Game Maker’s Pack

Dress Sackboy up as a racing car driver, as a mascot of United Front Games or as legendary PlayStation VP Kevin Butler. Then shatter the lap times in a racing car kart, arcade machine kart or executive golf buggy kart. Availability will vary by retailer and locale.

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#2 Headstart Pack

The HEADSTART PACK unlocks over 900 items – karts, costumes, materials, and music – as soon as you boot up the game. This way, you can start creating and sharing amazing levels without having to collect every item. With a brand new 3D LBP Karting world, there will be no end to the unique content you can invent!

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As previously announced, also coming in November is a lovely limited Special Edition. Packaged with a lenticular cover which brings to life the world of LBP Karting as you hold it in your hands, it’ll also come with both pre-order packs as detailed above! Availability will vary by retailer and locale.

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Immortal-Wolf-- 30 August, 2012 @ 4:07 pm   1

Might as well make a LittleBigPlanet Snowboarding wile your at it LoL.

LittleBigPlanet Karting Keyword Mario Kart

Enuff.. Said..

 

Does anyone think they will eventually port LBP Karting to Vita? I think karting games would be perfect for it and with potential cross play and even cross buy opportunities I think it’s a shame it hasn’t already been announced! The ability to play a race in less than 10 minutes make it ideal for a portable and on the Vita screen it would look awesome!

 
ryannumber3gamer 30 August, 2012 @ 4:22 pm   3

I’m confused is the only thing the special edition has is a special case? Everything else you get the stuff you get from pre-ordering?

 
LeChuckie 30 August, 2012 @ 6:32 pm   4

Cool , I might check out that special edition. Do we have any info on pre-order bonuses for the digital version of LBP Vita?

 
LeChuckie 30 August, 2012 @ 6:34 pm   5

Cool, I might check out that special edition. Do you have any info on pre-order bonuses for LBP Vita?

 

why no love for vita I see this As the perfect vita cross buy/play title.you could also add online which was missing from modnation road trip( if included this would made the game sell more) and I think you would have a bigger hit on your hands

 
Bacon_Crispies 30 August, 2012 @ 6:49 pm   7

I want to be excited for this but the Beta put me off, Dark Souls in NG+ mode is a walk in the park compared to just placing a single block in LBPK, it was frustrating, shame, considering how easy it was to create anything in Modnation.

 

1# Yeah because their should only exist on SINGLE cart game. Every genre should have only 1 game so everyone gets happy…

 

I wish sackboy could leave his cart. The Beta I played he was wheelbound all the time (even in the pod). Only when you use the controller in the pod he magicaly is out there and when you create.
This is limiting the gameplay creating enourmesly.

 
CoolRichy008UK 30 August, 2012 @ 8:01 pm   10

revolutionary 3D Create mode i dont think so modnation racers did it 1st 1st and OttoT the names in the game KARTING

not little big planet walking race or gta

DayDr3emrs 31 August, 2012 @ 2:25 am   11

Awesome , really looking forward to this game. time to shop around for the pre-order bonus.

 

@ CoolRichy008UK LBP was a platformer but the tools could make it into so much more, haven’t you played the user created content?

 
Chris---Kristy 2 September, 2012 @ 10:48 pm   13

Is the Game Maker Pack only offered to EU?

ChrissyJess5 3 September, 2012 @ 10:51 am   14

WHEN WILL THE PRE-ORDER PACK BE ADDED TO THE UK?