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E3 2014: ‘LittleBigPlanet 3’ Announcement Trailer, Gameplay Demo
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Fans of LittleBigPlanet finally got the good news at E3 2014 that LittleBigPlanet 3 is officially on the way.

An announcement trailer for the game and a gameplay demo have been released, both covering some of the new characters that will be joining Sackboy in the newest release, as well as some of the different game features you can expect.

You can watch the LittleBigPlanet 3 announcement trailer and gameplay demo videos below.

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Video Games Deal: Active Games and Gear
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The video game deal of the day over at Amazon today is a sale on Active Games and Gear, where you can save up to 33% on select video games like Michael Jackson: The Experience, Rocksmith, Just Dance 3, The Black Eyed Peas Experience, LittleBigPlanet 2 Special Edition Move Bundle and more, as well as Kinect Sensor and other gear.

Here’s a sample of some of the sale items:

LittleBigPlanet 2 Special Edition Move Bundle – $99.99
– Michael Jackson The Experience Nintendo Wii | Xbox 360 – $29.99
– Black Eyed Peas The Experience Xbox 360 – $44.99
– Just Dance 3 Nintendo Wii | Xbox 360 – $29.00

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Game Review: LittleBigPlanet (PS3)
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LittleBigPlanet
Genre: Platformer
ESRB: E for Everyone
Developer: Media Molecule
Platform: Playstation3
Price: $59.99
Release Date: October 27, 2008

If you’re looking for a fun game for adults, kids, or both, LittleBigPlanet for the Playstation 3 is a very safe bet. The new platform is certainly one of the most unique games of 2008 if not this entire gaming generation. How can you go wrong with a culturally diverse game starring little “sack people” in a world of marionettes narrated by Stephen Fry in the same humorous manner as he did the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy?

There’s not much to the “story” of the single-player game. You are your own sackperson, exploring the imaginary parts of LittleBigPlanet as you learn the ways of the game. Along the way, you may notice a bizarre looking creature ease-dropping on your fun or even sneaking away with one of your friends, but there isn’t much more to say about him until the very end.

The gameplay is very standard platforming. You run, jump, grab, move blocks, blow stuff up, and jump on bad guys to make them disappear. Even so, the game finds new and creative ways to implement the simple controls needed to move your Sackboy or Sackgirl around the world. There are only a handful or so “devices” used by the game but hundreds of variations on how they can be used. The first few levels walk you through the basics, but the game includes video tutorials and demos to teach you about all the possibilities, and even those contain some humorous jabs. I half-expected a bowl of petunias to fill from the sky at one point. Overall I found the game’s atmosphere to be very clever and one of the few games I found entertaining to learn the game.

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