- Sony Blog Manager Fred Dutton
offers a closer look today at LittleBigPlanet 3's new PS4 characters with details below, as follows:
One of the big surprises of E3 week was seeing LittleBigPlanet 3 unveiled live on stage during the PlayStation media briefing.
If you haven't got yourself up to speed already, Sackboy is all set to make his PS4 debut this November. Along with a raft of new features for Create mode, the major new additions to the series come in the form of three new playable characters: Swoop, Oddsock and Toggle.
"We've spent a long time working on the characters," explained XDev's Pete Smith backstage at LA. "Not just making sure that they look distinctive but also that they each offer unique gameplay. That, for me, is the big thing.
We want people to go 'Wow, they really change up the game, and I can create totally new experiences with them'.
"We were also keen to make sure that they were very iconic from a silhouette point of view, so that when you look at them together you can instantly tell them apart. Yet we still wanted them to feel like they were part of the Sackboy family, rather than just a watered down version of the same character."
Indeed, having played through hugely enjoyable E3 demo a few times over, I can confirm that...