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LittleBigPlanet Karting
Kevin Butler Whizzes Into LittleBigPlanet Karting
Written Thursday, April 19, 2012 By Lee Bradley
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Here’s a funny little thing. PlayStation’s very own VP of Everything Awesome is coming to LittleBigPlanet Karting.

Yup Kevin Butler, the exec you’ll be familiar with from Sony’s E3 pressers and those occasionally hilarious advertising campaigns, will be made available as an incentive to all those that pre-order the game from either Amazon or GameStop.

He’s quite cute too, with a side parting and a golf kart to race around in. Check out the image below.

[via Game Informer]


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Comment #1 by MRJakeHayes
Thursday, April 19, 2012 @ 10:15:14 AM
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Haha, if this games shapes up how it should this is a definite reason to pre-order!

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Comment #2 by LukeyCow
Thursday, April 19, 2012 @ 10:39:20 AM
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sick case, more lbp is great even if this seems like a bit of a copy of MNR.

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Comment #3 by Dragaknight
Thursday, April 19, 2012 @ 10:41:48 AM
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@2 this should have been done instead of Mod Nation

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Comment #4 by BaRtMaN2466
Thursday, April 19, 2012 @ 10:46:47 AM
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why preorder if there is no confirmed release date?!? Still cool though! :D

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Comment #5 by LukeyCow
Thursday, April 19, 2012 @ 10:50:07 AM
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@3 Very true

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Comment #6 by kingofirony
Thursday, April 19, 2012 @ 11:21:27 AM
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@4-its coming out in Nov.the 1st i think.the date will probably be revealed at e3.

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Comment #7 by kakihara301
Thursday, April 19, 2012 @ 11:30:45 AM
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Best comment of the week. ;)

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Comment #8 by iJaack
Thursday, April 19, 2012 @ 11:42:42 AM
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Anyone know if its just for move?

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Comment #9 by kakihara301
Thursday, April 19, 2012 @ 11:58:23 AM
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Cover says "Playstation Move Compatible". That always means you CAN use Move, but its not required.

Plus, theyd be dumb to make an entire LBP game Move only. DLC, yeah. But not a complete title.

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Comment #10 by thomp200
Thursday, April 19, 2012 @ 12:41:06 PM
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lol next they will have him in the tiger woods game

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Comment #11 by Champloo4
Thursday, April 19, 2012 @ 01:12:58 PM
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The same studio that made MNR is making this game.

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Comment #12 by brandaman69
Thursday, April 19, 2012 @ 01:47:07 PM
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never really liked these games but this is pretty cool regardless

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Comment #13 by FatalKrouzer
Thursday, April 19, 2012 @ 01:49:43 PM
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It just looks like ModNation Racers? But its LBP....So Day 1 buy.

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Comment #14 by mjc0961
Thursday, April 19, 2012 @ 02:03:22 PM
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They could include Gemma Atkinson as a preorder bonus and I still wouldn't buy it. I already learned my lesson after wasting $60 to preorder ModNation Racers: United Front Games is a TERRIBLE developer who ships unfinished, broken games and doesn't fix the problems after release with patches. And the game itself wasn't good anyway, the racing mechanics were terrible. They obviously spent all their time working on the creation aspects and completely forgot to make good racing physics with fair, balanced weapons.

So yeah, another racing game by UFG? Put whatever theme you want on top of it, there's absolutely nothing that would make me buy another one of their games. Mario Kart & Crash Team Racing FTW.

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Comment #15 by biggmack09
Thursday, April 19, 2012 @ 02:34:16 PM
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Comment #16 by dante_kinkade
Thursday, April 19, 2012 @ 04:47:11 PM
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Finally the put him in a game, I still hope they make a Kevin Butler game sometime.

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Comment #17 by Rorek
Thursday, April 19, 2012 @ 06:12:51 PM
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... Personally? Kevin Butler, is a good spokeman for the PlayStation home console, but really Sony let the game fall (again) when they abandoned the PlayStation Portable, and Marcus. Marcus, was w-a-y cooler then, Kevin. Had more attitude too, and personally was awsome for the PlayStation Portable.

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Comment #18 by Nightwing
Thursday, April 19, 2012 @ 07:27:51 PM
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I hope this costume as well as everything from LBP Karting can be ported over to LBP2

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Comment #19 by bmxnick76
Thursday, April 19, 2012 @ 11:55:42 PM
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If there are sackboys, I'm buying.
I bet this puts mod nation to shame, even being the same studio. I would like to think some companies learn from their mistakes.

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Comment #20 by KindredCampbell
Friday, April 20, 2012 @ 12:35:13 AM
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Comment #21 by mjfan97
Friday, April 20, 2012 @ 02:36:10 AM
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Not to be rude but you guys are late on revealing this information. It was revealed like a month ago... Anyway, I'll probably be pre-ording the game anyway.

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Comment #22 by BrokenLegacy--
Friday, April 20, 2012 @ 06:42:18 AM
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Does this mean the mod nation brand is transforming into LBP, or is this a completely original title?

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Comment #23 by OldschoolGhoul
Friday, April 20, 2012 @ 08:44:57 PM
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I love Modnation so this should be good too

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Comment #24 by spoonman
Saturday, April 21, 2012 @ 02:14:11 AM
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Sorry to say I'm a bit burned out on the LBP thing.
I think they should have somehow integrated this into LBP2.

I guess the figured they'd go the platformer ( yeah I know..) goes karting route ala Mario Kart, Crash Team Racing, Jak X, etc..

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Comment #25 by kensredemption
Saturday, April 21, 2012 @ 06:26:28 PM
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Well, poor Kevin didn't fit in with the guys at SOCOM, so LBP's probably the next best thing. xD

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Comment #26 by truehorizon
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 @ 05:27:27 PM
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Eh. I have mod nation, and I don't like that game much. I wonder if it would be similar.

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US November 06, 2012
Europe November 09, 2012
Japan January 17, 2013

Resolution: 480p, 720p
Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1
Players: 1-2
Online Players : 2-8
ESRB: Everyone
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