Parents' Guide to

LittleBigPlanet 2: Move Pack

By Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Fun motion controls improve an already great creative game.

Game PlayStation 3 2011
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Community Reviews

age 6+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 2+

This is game is a masterpiece

I played this when I was young. There is nothing bad about the game. It tells the story of fighting for imagination against a vacuum cleaner. It taught me the basics of mechanics and circuits, I could make simple cars of my own design, and as I grew created complex circuits in the game. I recommend buying this game for kids.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Easy to play/use
age 7+


Great game. As in part 1, Part 2 contains an EXTENSIVE array of building and engineering tools to make creations onscreen in creation mode. And a complete, fun kid tutorial for each function. From levers to wobble bolts, to gears and pulleys to water and fire, this game is a budding builders must-have. These tools are added to your toolbox when you pass each corresponding short, fun interactive tutorial. And the ability to share these creations real time and in cooperation with others online makes for an incredible experience, and its fascinating to watch your child grasp these engineering concepts and devices and instinctively put them to use. I didn't think my child would bother with these things, since the concepts and tools get quite complex, but he LOVES it. And now uses them quickly. Just fascinating. It has shed new light on my childs abilities. Worth $60! The only complaint I have is that sometimes when online, as with any online game, you encounter the occasional language issue. Although there is a process your child can use in the game called "Good Grief" that will create a complaint within the game to be reviewed by the online staff, if there is a player who has inappropriate actions. And there are the occasional older 30+ players. Not sure why, but they are there. If you have the MOVE controller, you can also use it with this game using a small add-on. Even better because now your child incorporates movement into the game. My child has been playing this game for at least two years now and running. Parts 1 and 2. He still loves it. We have also purchesed in game content, such as "virtual costumes" and he loves to use those too. BUY THIS GAME.

This title has:

Great messages
Too much swearing
Easy to play/use

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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British developer Media Molecule has come up with several brilliant ways to seamlessly incorporate PlayStation Move functionality within its popular LittleBigPlanet universe. The new story levels essentially act as a primer to teach players how the Move controller can be used to interact with game objects. You will slide walls up and down, ratchet levers back and forth, carry objects with you to use as shields against harsh elements, and put others in place to use as platforms to cross dangerous hazards. The mini-games make even more inventive use of the Move peripheral. One has players tilting and turning the controller to manipulate a ball-rolling maze, another lets players use the Move's pointing function to select squares in an addictive little block puzzle game, and yet another involves moving energy nodes to block incoming balls in tower defense style.

One can easily work through all of the new content in a single night, but the pack's $10 price tag is justified by the new design possibilities it enables within the game's popular level editor. There are already thousands of user-generated levels designed explicitly for the Move controller. If you're a LittleBigPlanet fan and own a PlayStation Move controller, this content pack is a must.

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