We all knew Media Molecule's second effort would be bigger – and hopefully better – than the original. But would the critics laud it for taking progressive steps or would they say it's just a big 'ol expansion pack?
Well, it seems no reviewer is willing to say the latter, as it makes zero sense. Thus far, the critical reception for LittleBigPlanet 2 is through the roof: after about a dozen reviews from relatively major sites, it's averaging about 94% (depending on your sources). This includes a 9.5 from Game Informer, a 9.4 from CVG, a 9.1 from 1Up, a 9.0 from Eurogamer and IGN, a 5 out of 5 from GamePro, and another perfect score from Joystiq. The lowest tallied score is an 8.5 and you can probably expect a whole lot more 9+ scores in the near future. Many analysts and publishers always say it's absolutely crucial to have a game that scores extremely high if they want big-time sales figures, and so far, it seems Sackboy's follow-up is primed for a huge debut. It may only be a PlayStation 3 exclusive – thereby automatically limiting potential sales – but many remember the unparalleled brilliance of the original, and can't wait to sample the sequel.
So, do you plan on rewarding Media Molecule for a job well done? Are you gonna dive into the new, immersive world of "Create, Play, Share?"
Related Game(s): LittleBigPlanet 2