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LittleBigPlanet 3 creation tools 'will be more accessible'

Feedback from past games suggested "leap from player to creator was too big"

LittleBigPlanet 3's creation tools will be integrated into the game's story mode in a bid to make them more accessible.

Players will be challenged to solve a new series of campaign puzzles using the Popit menu that houses the creative options at their fingertips.


"There's a lot more integration of Create mode within the single player campaign," lead community manager of Sony Xdev Studios Europe Sarah Wellock told Digital Spy. "We wanted to make it much more accessible.

"The feedback we've had previously has been [that] the leap from player to creator was too big... We want to try and make it as inclusive an experience as possible."

The article cited one example of a puzzle in which players need to build a bridge to progress.

LittleBigPlanet 3 will feature 16 new Create tools, six editing layers - twice the amount featured in previous games - and a refreshed user interface.

Set for release in November on PS4, and this year on PS3, the game is being co-developed by Sony Xdev and British studio Sumo Digital, which previously worked on ‎Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed and LittleBigPlanet 2's cross-controller DLC.

LittleBigPlanet 3 will include at least three new player-controlled characters to help out series protagonist Sackboy: Oddsock, who can wall jump, Toggle, who can change his size, and Swoop, who can fly. Sackboy has also learned how to climb and will wield new items to manipulate environments.


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