LittleBigPlanet Vita review

Handmade, handheld.

VideoLittleBigPlanet for PlayStation Vita trailer

Handheld version coming later this year.

Key events

20th September 2012

LittleBigPlanet Vita review

9th November 2009


11th December 2008

LBP costumes lead PSN update

12th October 2008


10th December 2007

LittleBigPlanet pirate trailer

LittleBigPlanet is 10 years old

Birthdayboy Sackboy.

All LittleBigPlanet game servers shutting down in Japan

UPDATE: LBP Vita safe, as well as 1-3.

FeatureThe rise of Sackboy, the mascot PlayStation has been searching for

Sony's little bag of stuff steps out of the shadow of LittleBigPlanet - but at what cost?

FeatureSony on the new PS3, Vita sales, the decline of 3D and the threat of the Wii U

Yesterday Sony launched a new PS3. Today we find out why.

LittleBigPlanet PlayStation Vita dev offering month's internship

Create a mini-game, see it released as DLC.

UK chart: Borderlands 2 edges top spot

F1 2012, PES 2013 arrive just behind.

LittleBigPlanet Vita review

Handmade, handheld.

Sackboy celebrates 7 millionth LittleBigPlanet level

LBP community still publishing 3.7 levels per minute.

LittleBigPlanet Vita release date announced

The boost the handheld needs?

LittleBigPlanet Vita pre-orders get BioShock costumes

Update: GAME gets BioShock costumes, Amazon gets the Knights pack.

VideoLittleBigPlanet for PlayStation Vita trailer

Handheld version coming later this year.

Cross-controller DLC coming for LittleBigPlanet 2

Play PS3 title with your Vita.

VideoSony pulls back the curtain on LittleBigPlanet Vita

MM and Tarsier discuss collaboration.

Former Sony man Phil Harrison made boss of Microsoft's European Game Studios

UPDATE: MS insists Harrison hasn't replaced Molyneux.

Media Molecule focusing on "new, risky innovations"

LittleBigPlanet dev spent 4m on R&D last year.

VideoLatest LittleBigPlanet Vita footage

Sackboy returns on Sony's new portable.

FeatureClever Game Pricing, Not Just Games, Is Key to Vita's Success

The last piece to the Vita puzzle is perhaps the most important.

VideoThe EGTV Show: Why should you buy a PlayStation Vita?

Sony and its studios make their pre-launch pitch.

Sony: 3DS won't force Vita price cut

"We are totally happy with the price."

Sony wanted LittleBigPlanet free-to-play

The history of PS3's most charming IP.

LBP: 1.5m new users since PSN outage

"Community is not stagnant," says MM.

Media Molecule: "It's time to expand"

Why it's "stepping away" from LBP.

Double Eleven now exclusive to Sony

LittleBigPlanet Vita dev joins the family.

Sony extends PSN Welcome Back offer

Have you downloaded your freebies yet?

MM "stepping away" from LittleBigPlanet

"To focus on some new ideas."

Who's making LittleBigPlanet Vita?

North East dev Double11 in hot seat.

FeatureCreative Tension

Are publishers impeding the creativity of the medium?

VideoPS Vita LittleBigPlanet footage

Sackboy shown on Sony's new portable.

LBP Vita to "revolutionise" portable

Sackboy's latest brings "new ways to play".

Sony defends free PSN games offer

"Hard to offer something for everyone."

4 million LittleBigPlanet levels shared

It would take 78 years to try them all.

LittleBigPlanet aces score dream jobs

How two fans landed Media Molecule roles.

Media Molecule hiring for portable title

LittleBigPlanet NGP staying in-house?

VideoSony shows NGP gameplay footage

Killzone! Uncharted! LBP! Resistance!

LittleBigPlanet Wiki goes live

MM talks up new community resource.

Tretton on PSP2 NGP: Games are critical

"2011 will be one of our biggest years yet."

PSP2 games: the NGP line-up

Uncharted! Killzone! WipEout! Resistance!

LittleBigPlanet 2 spreading to PSP?

Internet whispers begin.

New LittleBigPlanet portal links with PSN

Remotely queue up new levels.

Digital FoundryLittleBigPlanet 2 Engine Face-Off

How LBP1 levels are improved in LBP2.

Download LittleBigPlanet cheap on PSN

Modern Warfare 2 demo out, too.

Digital FoundryTech Interview: LittleBigPlanet 2

Alex Evans on building a platform for games.

VideoLittleBigPlanet PSP - Turbo Pack

Trailer for the premium level kit.

Sackboy joins ModNation Racers cast

Plus: more US pre-order bonuses.

Sony acquires Media Molecule

LittleBigPlanet dev joins ranks.

Sony shows off 3D LittleBigPlanet

New technology makes planes simple.

LBP going all Pirates of the Caribbean

Add-on pack shivers our timbers.

Media Molecule hails BAFTA success

"More versatility" coming to LittleBigPlanet.

Huge LittleBigPlanet patch today

Four-player map making!

Obama backs games in education

LittleBigPlanet to play an important role.

LittleBigPlanet on PSP Store today

Despite US digital delay.


Now even littler.

LBP sequel would be "counterproductive"

Would split community, says Mm man.

LBP marks birthday with free costumes

The Space Suit is back. Plus: new wallpaper.

LBP PSP coming to US next month

Sony UK targeting "similar time frame".

Demos galore line the PS3 Store

Katamari! FIFA! LBP! Fat Princess!

LittleBigPlanet demo this week

Get in the Sackboy.

PSN update: Smash Cars, Battle Tanks

Plus Buzz! Home space and loads of DLC.

No multiplayer in LittleBigPlanet PSP

Everything else is in and jump's tweaked.

LittleBigPlanet to add water support

Swim, sail, dive in new level kit.

LBP GOTY edition for September

Bundles PSN DLC, special levels.

PSP LBP getting premium level DLC?

Game demo seems to suggest so.

One million LBP levels now uploaded

That's one every 21 seconds. Solid.

LBP recall was "double-edged sword"

Mm co-founder admits it wasn't all bad.

E3: LittleBigPlanet

Due this year, complete with Stephen Fry.

E3: LittleBigPlanet PSP

Small but perfectly formed.

LBP to get new web-based portal

So it's easier to share levels around.

Sony confirms R&C content for LBP

Won't say when or what, though.

Mm: no more free woolly Sackboys

"Everybody" boils down to 8000 winners.

Free Sackboy toy for everyone in the UK

And Ireland. Mm encourages YouTube subs.

Wolverine, Killzone head PSN update

Healthy pile of content to sift through.

Stephen Fry voicing LBP on PSP

By Jeeves, he's at it again.

April LBP goodies revealed, dated

Updates! Creator tools! Costumes!

Sony launches LBP on YouTube

Runs meaty competition.

LBP players create 725,000 levels

Game played more than 125 million times.

GDC: Mm is "halfway through" LBP

Content creation is "least finished part".

LBP has nearly 2m online users

Around 650,000 user-generated levels.

Wheelman demo, lots of DLC for PSN

SFIV, Everybody's Golf, LBP, etc.

LittleBigPlanet boss hails BAFTA win

"I can explain it to my mum."

LittleBigPlanet coming to PSP

Along with new MotorStorm and Buzz!

LittleBigPlanet cleans up at AIAS awards

While Bruce Shelley enters Hall of Fame.

FeatureTop 10 LittleBigPlanet Levels

Things to make and do.

BAFTA game nominations revealed

COD4, Fable II, GTAIV, LBP top the bill.

Battle-Cars head weekly PSN refresher

Plus LBP goodies, Mirror's Edge map.

LBP the creative star of 2008 - Molyneux

"One of the defining titles on PS3."

MGS4 Sackboys sighted in Asia

Festive LBP download confirmed, too.

Call of Duty still dominant in UK

But LittleBigPlanet starts to sell.

LBP costumes lead PSN update

Festive cupboards filled with goods.

Street Fighter Sackboys this week


Sony promises better LBP moderation

Drops hints about DLC as well.

Street Fighter Sackboys imminent?

Pictures certainly suggest as much.

Sony responds to lacklustre LBP sales

"Sackboy hasn't even hit his stride yet."

Rare LBP download up for grabs

Design a level and win a crown.

DSi still topping the charts in Japan

LBP manages a second week in the top 10.

PSN update stuffed with new content

Games, LBP costumes, songs, Hasselhoff.

Gears 2 top UK chart, LBP in fourth

Also slow start for MotorStorm, EndWar.

GHWT, LBP user-content being moderated

Fans are not very happy.

GTA IV, LBP boost Japanese PS3 sales

But DSi launch dwarfs competition.

LittleBigPlanet expert guides

Watch our videos. Make better stuff.

Free LittleBigPlanet DLC next week

Pumpkin mask and spacesuit.

Sony still "investigating" LBP issues

Server problems remain after 1.03 patch.

LittleBigPlanet servers switched off

To "fix the glitching issues".

LittleBigPlanet servers switched on

Ahead of next week's European launch.

Media Molecule "at work on a sequel"

So says BBC reporter covering LBP.

FeatureLittleBigPlanet: Taming the Burger Monster

Making fun with Eurogamer's level contest winner.

LBP 1.02 patch sorts out dodgy song

Religious intolerance defeated!

LBP 1.01 patch doesn't update song

Tapha Niang unchanged, jetpack tweaked.

Sony was right to recall LBP - Harrison

Former Sony man loved the beta, too.

"Quite normal" to sing the Qur'an - artist

BBC report examines LBP recall.

LBP out in UK on 5th November

Sony probably not enjoying today.

New LittleBigPlanet release date

Qur'an thing costs Sony a fortnight.

LittleBigPlanet developer "shellshocked"

New date imminent, eBay prices mental.

LittleBigPlanet delayed in Europe

New date expected shortly.

LittleBigPlanet level compo winner!

Level to be in-game and at EG Expo.

LittleBigPlanet PS3 bundle gets date

Late October for console plus game.


The little game that could.

LittleBigPlanet review on Sunday

Stay up to see what we make of it.

LBP beta levels will survive - Evans

Just two weeks until release.

LittleBigPlanet level compo voting!

The final five take their places.


We want Harold from Neighbours.

Shall we scrub LBP beta levels, asks Sony

Results of online poll will be decisive.

Healey wants LBP to work with PlayTV

We're so making a Neighbours level.

LittleBigPlanet boss "annoyed" by controls

But "we can work on that".

Sony explains Sackboy toy shortages

Production held up until launch.

LittleBigPlanet boss reveals PSP vision

"Companion products" would link with PS3.

LittleBigPlanet beta keys still available

In return for decent level designs.

LittleBigPlanet beta keys all gone!

That didn't take long.

LittleBigPlanet pushed forward a week

Early-bird limited DLC confirmed.

LittleBigPlanet downloadable costumes

Spaceman and rare T-shirt.

LittleBigPlanet Trophies listed on internet

Don't look if you don't want it all spoiled.

PS3 still needs a defining game - Molyneux

Says Fable 2 could be one for Xbox 360.

LBP would not work on 360 "as it is"

PS3 hard drive, Blu-ray a large factor.

LBP public beta sometime this month

Media Molecule to stress-test sharing.

Disney DLC for LBP just an example - Sony

All sorts of third-parties in talks.

FeatureMedia Molecule's Alex Evans

Setting the borders for LittleBigPlanet.

Sony grooming Sackboy to be face of PS3

LittleBigPlanet under increasing pressure.

LBP is "going to be a hardware seller"

Sony says "target audience is everyone".

New LittleBigPlanet website launches

Promises to deliver the latest news.

Pre-order LBP, get free goodies

If you live in the US, anyway.

"Loads of plans" for LittleBigPlanet DLC

Media Molecule keen to meet demand.

LBP dev hints at another big reveal

One "people don't see coming".

LBP gets Japanese release date

Official website reveals all.

All LBP user content to be free at launch

Sony says money talk was premature.


New level, online features, and making faces.

Go! Team and Battles in LittleBigPlanet

Interactive music system explained.

LBP to feature voice chat, PS Eye options

More stuff to be added after launch.

LittleBigPlanet to run at 30fps, 720p

HD install likely to be "around a gig".

LittleBigPlanet beta already under way

Media Molecule hopes to include you.

Trophies confirmed for LittleBigPlanet

Plus: plans for beta still on track.

Media Molecule's David Smith talks LittleBigPlanet

Check out what went down in Wednesday's live chat.

LittleBigPlanet live interview on Weds

User-created questions.

Media Molecule surprised by LBP's hype

Didn't expect "a lead title on a platform".

LittleBigPlanet coming in October

PlayStation Home also due in autumn.

Sony quiet on LBP beta date

Reluctant to narrow it down.

LittleBigPlanet will be moderated

Sony to keep an eye on things.

LittleBigPlanet heading to Alpha

Cool stuff playable, says Mm.


Heap big awesome.

FeatureComing Attractions: The Lost Levels

Wii Fit, Home, Rock Band and more.

LittleBigPlanet in September

Sony source says so.

No LittleBigPlanet demo in 07

But game is due out next year.

Reggie likes Halo, BioShock

Also intrigued by Sony's LBP.

GDC: LittleBigPlanet announced

Harrison shows his ace.

FeatureGDC: PlayStation 3 - the next level

Home, LittleBigPlanet and PlayStation Edge.


Better pop October in the diary.