Sack it to Me: Karting Creation Hands-On
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Sack it to Me: Karting Creation Hands-On

Joining myself and Simon on the LittleBigPlanet Community Team, Michael from San Diego Studios will be here to help with the community management of Sackboy’s upcoming karting adventure, LittleBigPlanet Karting!

Welcome our new LittleBigPlanet Karting Community Coordinator

Michael may be better known to some of you as ConfusedCartman (Or as Valeview suggested should that be ConfusedKartman now?), the former administrator of the massively popular LBPCentral.com fansite.

Michael will be a great asset to the community team and should be able to help you with all your LittleBigPlanet Karting needs.

Game Jam: Community Creators Get Hands-On with LittleBigPlanet Karting

Not only do we have Michael joining the team, we both attended an event a couple of weeks ago where we gave a select group of LittleBigPlanet community creators an exclusive chance to check out LittleBigPlanet Karting’s Create Mode in its entirety. tsr13, who we recently featured on Sack it to Me with his Awesomesauce Pocket Moon Podcast, was one of those lucky guests and he’s taken the time to write up a lovely article to tell everyone about the game jam event and to give exclusive insight into LittleBigPlanet Karting’s Create Mode!

tsr13 says: “I pulled up a new level, picked the Gardens background, and began messing around with the landscape. I found the terrain deforming and sculpting tools to be intuitive and easy to work with, and it wasn’t long before I had something that looked a bit like a construction site. That inspired me to try my hand at creating some vehicles, and before long I had a half-decent dump truck and a crane in the middle of my site. Some random piles of explosives here and there, a few warning signs and presto! Instant industrial-themed battle arena. (Honestly though, it didn’t look quite right until the porta-potties went in.)”

To read more from tsr13 and to find out all about LittleBigPlanet Karting’s Create Mode, head on over to LBPCentral.com and read what our recent game jam guests had to say.

LittleBigPlanet Karting Beta: Start Your Engines…

With all the excitement surrounding our new LittleBigPlanet Karting Community Coordinator and the recent GameJam, don’t forget that you too have a chance to get an early sneak peek at LittleBigPlanet Karting in our upcoming beta test!

So for your chance to get an early lead, head on over here and sign up for the race!

Summer Games Costume Pack Coming This Week

After Sackboy relaxed at the beach with the recent Summer Creator Kit, it’s now time for him to limber up and join in with the fun of the Summer Games. There’s a full range of costumes here to support Sackboy’s sporting needs: Track and Field, Wrestling, Gymnastics, Horse Riding, Tennis and Fencing are all part of LittleBigPlanet’s Summer Games!

These costumes will be released on the PlayStation Store this week, so check them out if you feel that your Sackboy is up to the challenge of the Summer Games.

Mm Picks

Finally we finish this week with your usual dose of Mm Picks! Sackboy has some classic platforming fun in three wonderful levels, there’s some madcap mini-game action to be had with a game of table football or you can just chill out and listen to weirdybeardy’s amazing music compositions in his gallery level.

The Goo Refinery by SX_Shookie99

LittleBig Adventure ..::Uprooted::.. by stryder12

…And down it goes! by AcAnimate

Table Soccer HD (2 PLAYER) by FabFio71

The Weirdyland Music Gallery [v2.03] by weirdybeardy

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Steven Isbell

Contributor: Steven Isbell   Posted: Jul 9, 2012 at 10:00am
Gaming Category: Gaming News, Playstation 3, Vita
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