Kart racing looks to be getting another
mascot, as Sony has confirmed the return of Sackboy and his sack
friends in LittleBigPlanet Karting.
“Update: We can confirm that
LittleBigPlanet Karting is in fact in development and we look forward
to sharing more on the game soon!” tweeted Sony earlier today.
Sony's confirmation comes days after a
promotional image featuring Sackboy pimping the (then) unannounced
title appeared online at Future Shop Gamer. The rumors were further
fueled by a Future Shop's tweet stating, “Destination Little Big
Planet Cart racing announced for PS3. Move compatible wheel and 3D
While Sony is staying mum on the game's
details, the idea of LittleBigPlanet Karting being PS Move compatible
and 3D capable aren't big stretches considering the LittleBigPlanet
franchise has been used to push both technologies in the past. What
is up for debate is if Sony will stick to Media Molecule's cutesy
aesthetic and, if it does, how it will sell a whole new Sackboy racer
to a community that already has ModNation Racers; a
LittleBigPlanet-esque game that already features an appearance by
Suffice to say, we have questions. Last
time we checked in with Sony, however, they gave us the “no
comment” routine. Regardless, it sounds like we'll hear more about
LittleBigPlanet Karting soon enough. In the meantime let us know what
you think about Sackboy's latest career change.