LittleBigPlanet: Sack It To Me – The “Whole Lotta Links” Edition

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Hey guys,

Its been a while, but we’re back with our normal Sack It To Me programming with all your LittleBigPlanet news…

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What's New

WHEW…what a week! As many of you have already heard, we’ve officially announced LittleBigPlanet 2 with a Sack-tacular event in MediaMolecule’s neck of the woods and the media response has been tremendous. And by looking at all the comments and responses by the community, we can tell you guys are just as excited as we are.

Some of our favorite quotes from the press…

“And, when the game ships and we start to see what the game’s dedicated community comes up, we’re prepared to have our minds truly boggled.” – IGN

“Our goal is to melt all of your brains,’ said Evans at the start of his presentation, and given the wealth of new content and features Media Molecule showed off, he just about met that goal.” – GameSpot

“…it almost seems unfair to call it a sequel. It’s a full-scale evolution in the world of user-created content.” – Game Informer

And finally…“Here’s my advice: watch the following trailer then close your Web browser because the Internet won’t get any better today. It’s the debut trailer for LittleBigPlanet 2 for the PS3.” – CrunchGear

And some from our fans on the PlayStation Blog…

“Great, now I have to pick up all the little pieces that were my brain off the living room floor. This is going to take a while” – thepatriots

“Wowzers is the only word that is appropriate” – Imputed7-14

“For some reason I felt tears were about to be shed from my eyes.” – spazjin

And the LOL comment…”There in our base, killing our DUDES!!!!!!!!” – DZORMAGEN

New on the PlayStation Store

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT…..

More Animals! Costume Kit for LBP PS3 ($2.99) – You loved the first round of our Animals costumes so much that you’ve demanded more, and we listened! Grab the costume kit to get all 4 costumes (Hippo, Turtle, Peacock, and Fly) and save. You can also grab each one individually for $0.99 each.

LBP More Animals pack

Wilderness Costume for LBP PSP (FREE) – Get a sneak peek of what’s in the Wilderness Theme Pack with this FREE costume!

Wilderness Theme Pack for LBP PSP ($2.99) – Download a new set of goodies to create your own Wilderness themed levels. The Wilderness Theme Pack includes 5 Costume items, 13 CREATE Materials, 15 Stickers, 1 Music kit, and 1 Background.

Jungle Sackfari Explorers Costume for LBP PSP (FREE) – Get a sneak peek of what’s in the Jungle Sackfari Explorers Theme Pack with this FREE costume!

Jungle Sackfari Explorers Theme Pack for LBP PSP ($2.99) – Download a new set of costumes and CREATE materials to create your own Jungle Sackfari levels! The Jungle Sackfari Explorers Pack includes 4 Costumes and 12 Stickers.

LBP Wilderness Costume AddOn LBP Wilderness Theme AddOn

LBP Sackfari Costume AddOn LBP Sackfari Theme AddOn

NEW THIS WEEK……

Turbo! Level Kit for LBP PSP ($5.99) – Put the pedal to the metal with this massive vehicle-based pack. Race, battle and bounce your way through six completely new levels. And the fun doesn’t stop there, with hundreds more bits and pieces to fill your Popit, you can create turbo-powered vehicular contraptions of your very own.

Download a new set of levels to PLAY, as well as all of the CREATE materials you’ll need to create your own Turbo! levels! The Turbo! Level Kit includes 6 Levels, 121 Collected Objects, 28 CREATE Materials, 112 Stickers, 20 Sounds, 6 Music files, and 1 Background.

Turbo

User Spotlight

Digital Media and Learning Competition – WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

A while back, the MacArthur Foundation announced their competition to reimagine learning of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math to young people across the world. In recent days the winners have been announced so click on over to learn a little bit more about the winners. CONGRATS GUYS!!!

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Calling all Kid Creators

Also recently announced – The Game Changers competition! If you know some brilliant young LBP’ers, please spread the word about the 2010 Digital Media and Learning Competition. Gamers up to 18 years old are invited to submit a new level and a chance to win a special prize. Click on over for more details

Sackboy on the 'net

Finally, wanted to send out a big THANK to everyone helping to spread the LittleBigExcitement. So here’s a quick THANKS list – w/ links so the rest of you can catch up on all the online reading…

“THANKS!” – New York Daily News, USA Today, TIME, MTV, 1UP, CNET, Wired, PC World, UGO, Destructoid, Game Informer, GamePro, IGN, GameSpot, GameSpy, G4TV, GiantBomb, Paste Magazine, Joystiq, Kotaku, GameTrailers, GamaSutra, CrunchGear, Family Friendly Gaming, Monsters And Critics, Crave Online, Attack Of The Fanboy, Blast Magazine, GeekSugar, Gaming-Age, VG247, PlayStation Lifestyle, Total Video Games, Digital Chumps, Worth Playing, Kombo, PSX Extreme, Ars Technica, 411 Mania, Push Square, Gaming Target, Siliconera, Cinema Blend, Gaming Union, Examiner, VGRevolution, and the many others not on this list!

Also THANKS to our many fansites for help spreading the word like, LittleBigLand, LBPCentral, LittleBigNetwork, LittleBigPlanetGalaxy, LittleBigPodcast, and the rest of our community leaders.

Til’ next week…

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