LittleBigPlanet is ten years old.
UPDATE 5/7/15 10.55am There's good news today for fans of LittleBigPlanet on PlayStation Vita - Sony has at last confirmed to Eurogamer that the portable game's servers will not close outside of Japan.
Sony has settled its dispute with Kevin Butler actor Jerry Lambert over is appearance in a Bridgestone tyre advert.
Xbox 360-exclusive Halo 4 is the new UK all-format chart number one, albeit with lower launch week sales than Halo 3 and Halo: Reach.
It did beat the launch week figures of last week's sales winner Assassin's Creed 3 - making it the UK's 18th biggest game launch ever.
It's worth remembering that Halo 4 launched last Tuesday, and thus benefited from an extra three days on sale.
SCEE has released Halloween-themed trailers for its following games: Puppeteer, Until Dawn, LittleBigPlanet Karting, and Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time.
The Puppeteer trailer seems the most Halloween-y in that it's clearly inspired by Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas, something its art director Gavin Moore freely admited on the PlayStation Blog.
Sly Cooper is well-suited to the holiday as well being that it stars a guy who literally appears to be wearing a mask even when he isn't. The shady devil!
Bridgestone has responded to Sony's lawsuit against the tyre maker and the actor who plays Kevin Butler, the fictional Sony executive who has fronted PlayStation in the US for years.
LittleBigPlanet Karting launches in the UK and Ireland on Friday 9th November 2012, Sony has announced.
The Mario Kart-style spin-off launches across Europe on Wednesday 7th November. In the US it goes live on Tuesday, 6th November.
Beta access to LBP Karting, developed by ModNation maker United Front Games, was bestowed upon PlayStation Plus members last month. Like ModNation, LittleBigPlanet Karting's focus lies in online racing and user-generated levels, created with a powerful set of customisation tools.
More than seven million LittleBigPlanet levels have now been created by the game series' community.
Beta access to LittleBigPlanet Karting will be bestowed upon PlayStation Plus members today, Sony has announced.
Beta registration opens to Plus subscribers from 3pm UK time this afternoon and lasts for 24 hours.
Plus-endowed folk will be able to spot the LittleBigPlanet Karting beta client in the PlayStation Store. Simply download it to start playing.
Update: The beta begins on Tuesday the 10th. Those selected will start receiving codes over the next couple of weeks, and more vouchers will be dispersed as the beta continues through 31st July, Sony has announced on the EU PlayStation Blog.
Original story: LittleBigPlanet Karting beta sign-ups are open and testing will begin "soon", the Euro PlayStation blog horn has tooted.
There's a specific European LittleBigPlanet Karting beta sign-up page.
Sony has made LittleBigPlanet Karting official with a debut trailer.
It's described as a "new LBP collaboration" between series creator Media Molecule and ModNation Racers developer United Front Games, and is due out on PlayStation 3 in 2012.
Confirmed features include LBP's trademark creation in a 3D world, and online game modes, including competitive arena battles, split screen mode or online via PlayStation Network, objective based missions, and mini-games.
Sony has officially announced that LittleBigPlanet Karting is in development.
"We can confirm that LittleBigPlanet Karting is in fact in development and we look forward to sharing more on the game soon!" a message on the official PlayStation Twitter account announced.
LittleBigPlanet Kart's existence was first outed at this week's Destination PlayStation event.
It looks like LittleBigPlanet Kart Racing is on its way to PlayStation 3.