We've bemoaned the lack of LocoRoco merchandise previously. For a franchise so steeped in cuteness, it's a mystery as to why we aren't drowning in plushies and other assorted pieces of licensed crap.
Sony is letting you have LocoRoco2 for a song. In brand new video game terms, that's $19.99 USD or, in SCEA pricing terms "the cost of just two movie tickets."
The Mui Mui are on the roll across the bottom of the ocean, embarking on a perilous journey that will see them hitting North American shores this February.
The original LocoRoco was probably as close as to a killer app the PSP has come; exclusive, unique, reasonably innovative — a great game. Wasn’t a perfect game, however, as it had a few problems.
Sony's Bend studio is currently working on Resistance: Retribution, coming to PSP in Spring 2009. After showing that title, a third-person shooter faithful to the first game, Sony's Jack Tretton casually dropped a few more:
That Sony Computer Entertainment is going back to the LocoRoco well for another chance at acclaim and fortune should come as no surprise. The game's director, Tsutomu Kouno, has been chatting it up for ages and even SCEE reps confirmed it for a PSP release this year. Good then, that Sony got around to confirming its…
The creator of the original LocoRoco for PSP, Tsutomu Kouno, may think the PSP needs fewer sequels, but that's not going to stop him from giving us more yellow blob rolling fun. He's hard at work on LocoRoco 2, a game Kouno says will have "new gameplay based on physical calculation and crowd AI."