|a game by||Media Molecule Ltd.|
|Editor Rating:||9/10, based on 1 review|
|User Rating:||8.8/10 - 5 votes|
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|See also:||2D Platformer Games, Games for Kids, LittleBigPlanet Series|
A sequel to a surprise hit is always as troubling equally as it is exciting. LittleBigPlanet 2 has a lot to do to fill the shoes of the cutesy, wholesome, and well-rounded predecessor. What could they even do to improve and engage players more than they had done before? Get the community even more involved, of course!
LittleBigPlanet 2 has a lot of ambition even when it has already established itself as a significant franchise in its respective console. Whether it can deliver on something the developers said would be even better than what we already enjoyed remains to be seen. Can the highly anticipated sequel live upon what the first game did so well?
All Good Times Are User Generated
LittleBigPlanet 2's approach is that the heart of gameplay will be community-focused. These user-generated content will spark creativity, unique gameplay, excellent platforming mechanics - and a whole lotta love. Endless possibilities outside the pre-constructed narrative, levels, and objectives present an exciting standard for the game.
With so much choice and facilitation of creativity in the game, it's tricky to analyze the gameplay approach as it can all be different. But what we can look at is how the player takes on each level - user-generated or premade. It's safe to say that LittleBigPlanet 2 has arrived as a real winner in our hearts, minds, and souls. Nothing feels more wholesome than a lighthearted platformer where entertainment can be shared with friends and family for hours on end.
The create mode is finely tailored to not limit players to the traditional platforming mechanics the game does so well. Each level can offer some puzzlers, racing, and role-playing in this intuitive, beautifully crafted 2.5D world. Even if you feel like diving through the story mode - the challenges yet accessibility of gameplay makes it an experience to remember.
It's not often we get a sequel to a game that beats out the original in every regard. Somehow, LittleBigPlanet 2 has done it. It's arguably one of the best platformers ever created - hours of fun involved for everyone of all ages. If there was ever a game that you would want to invest in with a limited budget - the endless opportunity makes this one the surefire winner.
LittleBig Game, LittleBig Experience
There are so few flaws with LittleBigPlanet 2 that is make anything put praise for the game hard to conjure. Adopting a user-generated community focus was the right direction for the franchise, building on what made the first game great. Some games like Super Mario Maker have attempted this kind of approach - and while it's good - there's a tad bit of extra magic about LittleBigPlanet 2.
LittleBigPlanet 2 can be as accessible or as complex as you'd like it. The player can choose their gameplay style. And with the deep creation system, even their own genre. If you had to pick something out that could use work - possibly the methods for accessing the wealth of content. Otherwise, you won't find a better choice of game to enjoy yourself or with peers.
- Beautiful visuals - character models and environments included
- The creation system is one of the most intricate seen on a game
- Well-refined platform mechanics that run seamlessly throughout gameplay
- Content for the game could be more easily accessed
Download LittleBigPlanet 2
- PC compatible
- Operating systems: Windows 10/Windows 8/Windows 7/2000/Vista/WinXP