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08/12/2014
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Title:  LittleBigPlanet™3

Publisher:  Sony Computer Entertainment

Developer:  xDEV/Sumo Digital

Platform:   PlayStation® 4 (PS4 TM)

Genre:  Platform Adventure

Players:  1 – 4

Release:  November 2014

OVERVIEW:

Critically  acclaimed  and  best-selling  PlayStation®  franchise  LittleBigPlanet™  makes  its  debut  on PlayStation®4  with  LittleBigPlanet™3.  Sackboy™  is  back,  this  time  with  playable  new  friends  –  Toggle, OddSock and Swoop  –each with their own unique abilities and personalities. This  handcrafted adventure  is set to revolutionize the way gamers Play, Create and Share in the world of LittleBigPlanet  when it releases in November this year.

STORYLINE:

In LBP3, Sackboy is transported to a new planet called Bunkum, a creative paradise where abundant ideas drift through the sky. Unwittingly, Sackboy helps release three mythical creatures called the Titans who aim to ruin Bunkum and transform the world’s most unskilled Creator, Newton, into a terrible monster. To restore balance to the land, Sackboy is going to need help in the form of Bunkum's ancient heroes: Toggle, OddSock and Swoop.

KEY FEATURES:

  • New Playable Characters  -  Three new playable characters  –  Toggle, OddSock and Swoop  – each with their own unique set of skills. Toggle comes in two forms, Big and Little. Big Toggle is  heavy  and  strong,  capable  of  weighing  down  platforms  and  moving  heavy  objects.  Little Toggle is nimble and fast, perfect for fitting through small gaps.  OddSock is a fast,  agile walljumping character, while Swoop  can fly and glide at high speeds  and lift up  objects with her talons.
  • Four-Player  Online/Offline  Multiplayer  -  Play  both  the  Adventure  mode  -  designed  using solely Create tools - or download any of the User Generated Levels to play with up to four friends via couch co-op or online via random matchmaking.
  • Powerful, Accessible,  New Create Tools  -  Create mode has been completely redesigned with powerful new tools, including customizing how each of the four playable characters look and play, giving the community even more options to massively expand UGC possibilities. Creating is  also  easier  than  ever  before  with  new  advancements  like  the  DUALSHOCK®4  wireless controller Touch Pad for a more tactile creative experience.
  • Fresh  Next-Gen  Experience  –  The  PS4  system  offers  greater  functionality,  advanced gameplay  performance,  and  upgraded  graphical  fidelity  with  four  times  the  pattern  texture resolution  and added depth of field, all  in full HD 1080p.  Leveraging key PS4  system  features, LBP3 offers players the best LBP experience to date.
  • Share  More!  –  Building upon the strong LBP community at the heart of the franchise, LBP3 offers even more ways for players to share their experiences. Through the SHARE button on the DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller, players can now instantly share their latest feat or edit and publish video clips straight from the game.
  • Cohesive  LBP  Platform  Community  –  LBP3  offers  players  on  the  PS4  platform  access  to over 8.5 million  previously published UGC community levels for an expansive, interconnected community.
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