Dying in Game: What’s the Weirdest Way to Go?

It was Nietzsche that wrote, "What does not kill me makes me stronger". In reality, that's regularly true. When it comes to videogames, it really depends on how you are about to be killed. In some cases, dying is part of the learning process. In other games, your demise will only result in a minor punishment, or have… » 2/26/15 8:00am 2/26/15 8:00am

Twenty Years Of PlayStation History The Most Delightful Way Possible

Shown during today's PlayStation Experience keynote presentation, this LittleBigPlanet tribute to two decades of PlayStation games makes me wish every game had an official sack counterpart. » 12/06/14 4:30pm 12/06/14 4:30pm

LittleBigPlanet 3: The Kotaku Review

Do you want to build? LittleBigPlanet has always been a tricky sell for non-creative players, and number three, more than ever, needs an imaginative and persistent mind to shape the fun from its occasionally gritty clay. » 12/04/14 1:30pm 12/04/14 1:30pm

9 Things You Should Know About LittleBigPlanet 3

Today's the day LBP 3 reviews go up. However, for a game so reliant on online components, I'm waiting before passing judgement. In the meantime, here are some things you need to know. » 11/18/14 6:00am 11/18/14 6:00am

Final Fantasy VII Remade...In Another Video Game

For over two years, Jamie Colliver has been working hard on recreating almost all of Final Fantasy VII within another video game (LittleBigPlanet, not Minecraft). He's finally done. » 11/17/14 8:35pm 11/17/14 8:35pm

Dr. House Joins The Cast Of The Fully-Voiced LittleBigPlanet 3

A first in franchise history, LittleBigPlanet 3 will feature a full voice cast for its adventure mode, and with English comedian Stephen Fry reprising his role as the narrator, there's no better villain than his original partner in crime, Hugh Laurie. » 10/07/14 4:15pm 10/07/14 4:15pm

The Next LittleBigPlanet Is...An Endless Runner

Well...ok. I didn't see this coming. Turns out, LittleBigPlanet 3 isn't going to be the next game in Media Molecule's excellent series of rucksack-themed platformers. Because next month Sony is planning to release a Temple Run-style mobile game called Run Sackboy! Run! » 9/04/14 10:40am 9/04/14 10:40am

The studio that helped bring many a Littlebigplanet to life is spreading its wings with an original game of its own. It's called Hunger, and its concept art looks gorgeous in a gloomy sort of way. Learn more about it on the Tarsier Studios website. » 5/21/14 2:45pm 5/21/14 2:45pm

The Invisible Woman

Siobhan Reddy, Studio Director at Media Molecule, Qantas Australian Woman of the year, one of the 100 most powerful women in Britain as named by the BBC. Former resident of Sydney. Former writer of complaint letters to Australian TV. Seller of Doc Martens. Lover of dogs. Loser of mobile phones. She is also invisible. » 2/02/14 10:00pm 2/02/14 10:00pm

The Unresolved Gaming Mysteries of 2013

In 2013, next-gen consoles — previously the dominant fodder of the rumor mill — were announced and released. Many next-gen rumors turned out to be true — unpopular and confusing DRM policies were announced and reversed, launch titles were delayed, game resolutions differed. Yet these next-gen matters were not the only… » 12/31/13 3:00pm 12/31/13 3:00pm

Our Favorite Jerk Moves In Games

Yes, being mean or trolling someone isn't exactly recommendable or even particularly empathetic, but that doesn't mean both are completely off the table all the time. Not if you're playing a game, anyway. » 9/30/13 6:00pm 9/30/13 6:00pm

Here's Super Hexagon Recreated in LittleBigPlanet 2

I have no idea how this was done, but then, I fell off the LittleBigPlanet wagon a long time ago. This is "Hyper Hexagon," an adaptation of Super Hexagon rendered within LittleBigPlanet 2. Super Hexagon creator Terry Cavanagh knows about it; he retweeted a link to the game yesterday. Enjoy. » 2/09/13 3:00pm 2/09/13 3:00pm

Some Guys Who Worked on LittleBigPlanet Want You to Spread the Plague…

What do you do after helping craft some of the cuddliest, most heartwarming games of this past generation? If you're the guys at Ambient Studios—some of whom worked at Media Molecule on the big-hearted LittleBigPlanet games—it's making a game about Death and the horrors of the bubonic plague. » 1/09/13 2:45pm 1/09/13 2:45pm

LittleBigPlanet Vita: The Kotaku Review

Few games beg for physical contact like LittleBigPlanet does. The series is known for its miniaturized, Gondryesque diorama worlds, where fuzzy Beanie Baby-like characters carom off of cloth-covered wheels and cubes like so much bric-a-brac in a shoebox. Any sane player would immediately want to reach out and touch… » 9/25/12 7:00pm 9/25/12 7:00pm

LittleBigPlanet Vita Understands How You Feel About Online Passes

And the crowd roars! Except it's more of an "aww man" than an "aww yeah." A warranted reaction when you're required to have a network pass to access the community options on LittleBigPlanet Vita. » 9/18/12 10:40am 9/18/12 10:40am

8 Things You Should Know About LittleBigPlanet On The PlayStation Vita

LittleBigPlanet Vita doesn't come out for another couple of weeks, but Sony has decided that they don't mind if we go ahead and talk about it now. How nice of them! » 9/12/12 11:00am 9/12/12 11:00am

LittleBigPlanet Karting Crosses the Finish Line in November

The coolest kart racer we never knew we wanted fires the starting gun on November 6, when creative types begin flooding the PlayStation Network with crazy tracks for the crazy racers of LittleBigPlanet Karting. » 8/07/12 9:18am 8/07/12 9:18am