Are you one that’s not fed up with Sackboy’s numerous escapades on the PlayStation 3 yet? Yes? Good for you. Sony’s released a new trailer for United Front Games’ forthcoming iteration of the smash-hit franchise, LittleBigPlanet Karting.
The trailer focuses on the story of LittleBigPlanet Karting, not that there’s much of one by the looks of it. It appears Craftworld is one again under threat from a new force, dubbed the Horde, and Sackboy and friends most quest – or race – to stop them and save its inhabitants. The franchises focus on the ability to Play, Create, and Share appears to remain intact as a key pillar of the game, with Sony saying players will be able to do it “like never before.”
Developed by United Front Games, in collaboration with Media Molecule, LittleBigPlanet Karting takes the beloved PS3 exclusive franchise and brings it to a “fast-faced karting game set within an endlessly imaginative world.” Featuring vibrant game worlds, of which will play host to classic karting action, LittleBigPlanet Karting also features a variety of game modes including ultra-competitive arena battles, split-screen or online play via the PlayStation Network, adventurous objective-based missions, and a multitude of mini-games that provide hours of fun for fans and newcomers alike.
Of course, it wouldn’t be LittleBigPlanet without a world of customisation options, and as such, LittleBigPlanet Karting comes loaded with a range of tools – some new and some familiar – of which allow players to create levels as unique and varied as the six-million user-generated levels that the franchises has already become home to. But creativity isn’t just limited to designing tracks, the user can also make their own game rules that “leave the constraints of a traditional karting game back in the starting grid”.
Last month, GameSector’s Kevin Dunsmore took an adventure to Craftworld in LittleBigPlanet for PS Vita, praising it as a “strong title with lots of charm” and that it was “truly for everyone”, despite a number of problems that had transitioned over from its console outings.
LittleBigPlanet Karting is scheduled for release on November 6 in North America and November 9 in Europe exclusively on the PlayStation 3.