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Sack it to Me: LittleBigPlanet celebrates the Year of the Snake

Lead image Chinese New Year

On 10th February, it will be Chinese New Year, which marks the beginning of the Year of the Snake in China. To celebrate this popular festival, Sackboys and Sackgirls have just the perfect outfits to wear for this special occasion in our free Chinese New Year Costumes Pack.

These wonderful costumes will be released on the PlayStation Store this week and will be available for one week only, so make sure you don’t miss out on your chance to see these great costumes.

To find out more about the Chinese New Year Costumes Pack and to take a look at all the other great DLC available for LittleBigPlanet, be sure to check out our LittleBigPlanet Game Add-Ons Catalogue.

LittleBigPlanet 2: Mm Picks
Our LittleBigPlanet 2: Mm Picks this week include a scenic jaunt through a variety of fun platforming levels. You can either take in the night-time atmosphere of Paris or the wonderful lights of the Spectrum Caverns, or run amok in a barn with some chickens! Whatever you decide to do, you’ll be sure to have fun in these great levels.

Midnight in Paris
Midnight In Paris by jauw2

The Long Lost Lights of Spectrum Caverns
The Long Lost Lights of Spectrum Caverns by tevlon1

Chicken Farm
Chicken Farm by miko_los

LittleBigPlanet PS Vita: Team picks
This week we have three brand new LittleBigPlanet PS Vita team picks for you and they couldn’t be any more different. One is a very artistic silhouette platformer, the other a match-3 puzzle game, and the last is a top-down shooter.

Spot
SPOT LIGHT [2D] by NecoCocoron

Renegade
Renegade Assault (Top Down Shooter) by Shade_seeker

Triple
Triple Tap Time by LukeCF

LittleBigPlanet Karting: Team picks!

We’re starting this round of team picks off with Turbine Toxique, a new track by Caiman_6 that will have you dodging toxic sludge and hurling cookies at your opponents – all in the name of first place!

Take a look at our first race lined up for you today!

If racing through a dangerous turbine isn’t your speed, have no fear; we’ve got tons of variety this week. We’re also featuring a winding race through a beautiful snowy village, a track built entirely on a comet in space, a huge medieval-style arena featuring an equally huge castle, and even a romp through a massively detailed casino! So no matter what you prefer, there’s definitely something for everyone. Enjoy!

Turbine Toxique
Turbine Toxique by Caiman_6

Frozen Lakes
Frozen Lakes by HardPokers

Banquise Stellaire
Banquise Stellaire by Caiman_6

Nightmare Castle
Nightmare Castle by toe-fu-fighter

Casino Royal Pourceau
Casino “Royal Pourceau” by Caiman_6

Community Highlight – LittleBigJourney
We want to end this week with a shout-out to a great fansite that has caught our attention.
LittleBigJourney” has been active for just over a year and its intrepid team of just two administrators strive to bring you all the latest LittleBigPlanet news and activities on their blog.

LittleBigJourney Logo

Since this fansite is so fantastic, we have already awarded the duo a Rare Prize Crown each and the elusive Master of the Internets Pin, so we think it’s about time to shine the spotlight on them for their hard work and continued dedication to running a thoroughly impressive LittleBigPlanet fansite.

Be sure to head over to the LittleBigJourney fansite and check it out for yourself!

LittleBigPlanet on the Web
LittleBigPlanet.com
LittleBigPlanet Twitter – @LittleBigPlanet
LittleBigPlanet Facebook

LittleBigPlanet Community Team Twitters
Steven – @StevenIsbell
Simon – @Syroc_LBP
Michael – @michaelbuffaloe

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Spot Light is such a wonderful lvl <3.

 
VitalogyPJ 4 February, 2013 @ 5:58 pm   2

I never complain about free stuff I can always use it but you could at least make this costume a little bit different as it’s exactly the same you gave away 3 years ao and probably the next years too. Like I said, I can always use free stuff which is never enough but even if you didn’t wanted to redesign it, a different color would be cool.

 
Stonesthrow 4 February, 2013 @ 6:27 pm   3

Yea how about some new free outfits? :p
Oh, and I would love to see a pricecut on the LBP2 dlc, they’ve been there for a while now..

 
dirtyCAT79 4 February, 2013 @ 11:49 pm   4

Wait a minute
There is a Go-Karting LBP game?? When did this happen?
I feel like i have been hiding under a rock….. but i read lots of gaming news – was this even advertised on release?

Checks it out – Oh… not on vita :(

Any plans?

 
jin_kazama56 5 February, 2013 @ 12:11 am   5

(off topic here) what’s happening with ps all stars now that sony have cut ties with superbot?. will we still get Kat and emmett DLC and the much needed patches?.

 
chrisboers 5 February, 2013 @ 1:02 pm   6

@Steven Re:#2: Obviously Carnival is missing :-)
However, slightly changing the designs from year to year might have been nice. Something with snakes for Feb 10, for example?

 
Phantom_Blaze 5 February, 2013 @ 4:54 pm   7

Steven,

The problem is not that you are currently giving 14 great free costumes, the problem is that they are the same 14 free costumes that you have given away every year since LBP1.

So you may think it’s great that you are giving free costumes, but for the loyal LBP fans (me included), we are getting nothing. The same thing. Every year. We already have all this stuff, so what about us?

Please add me