LittleBigPlanet - first look

Yarn dolls create new worlds and our jaws hit the floor

The yarn-men themselves seem to be pretty versatile even when they're not creating stuff, able to vault over obstacles, shove objects out of the way and use creative means to get ahead - like, say, using a giant rolling orange to build momentum for a jump. Their arms will apparently be controlled by the individual analog sticks, which can either wave to or slap at other yarn-men, depending on how fast they're pushed.

LittleBigPlanet isn't scheduled to hit stores until sometime in 2008, although a demo is scheduled to hit the PlayStation Network sometime this fall. Keep an eye on our news ticker to find out when, and in the meantime, check out the LittleBigPlanet footage below:

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

After graduating from college in 2000 with a BA in journalism, I worked for five years as a copy editor, page designer and videogame-review columnist at a couple of mid-sized newspapers you've never heard of. My column eventually got me a freelancing gig with GMR magazine, which folded a few months later. I was hired on full-time by GamesRadar in late 2005, and have since been paid actual money to write silly articles about lovable blobs.
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