Sony in Talks for Various LittleBigPlanet Spin-Offs
The BBC is reporting that Sony is in talks to turn LittleBigPlanet into a franchise that could mean spin-offs including comics, cartoons, and action figures as well as a publishing platform itself for other brands' content.
To quote: Alex Evans said soon after releasing the LBP beta it was stumbling across the first user-created levels that were better than the ones designed by the professionals.
LittleBigPlanet has big potential. Right now it is just a game but the firm, with Sony, are in talks to turn it into a franchise that could mean spin offs including comics, cartoons, and action figures as well as a publishing platform itself for other brands' content.
Evans says: "There's been a lot of being in the right place at the right time. When we went to Sony we were a tiny but very experienced team. Sony had to trust in us in terms of the quality of people.
"It was amazing how much they understood what was a new concept; it was quite blue sky."