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.
Nobody at Sony is recommending that you recreate iconic tracks from Nintendo's Mario Kart in the upcoming PlayStation 3 game LittleBigPlanet Karting. But what do you think is going to happen when you let gamers into a beta of a kart-racing game that has a very malleable track editor?
The closed beta for LittleBigPlanet's racing spinoff, LittleBigPlanet Karting begins on Tuesday, with codes and invitations going out very soon to the anointed participants.
The best thing I can tell you about Little Big Planet Karting, if you liked Little Big Planet: As with Media Molecule's beloved collect-and-create side-scrolling platformer, LBPK is designed to have players collect items while they race-items that can be used in the create mode to make more and more extravagant…
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Take a look at the first trailer for LittleBigPlanet Karting the PlayStation 3 game whose very existence is something of en eye-roller, except... that trailer actually looks pretty good.