FIRST 10 MINUTES | PS3 Sunday, November 11, 2012 | 11:50 AM

Our videos of LBP karting

Our videos of LBP karting

LittleBigPlanet Karting was the promise of the perfect combination between ModNation Racers and the LittleBigPlanet franchise. Released this week, the game fails to deliver the amount of fun people have come to expect from a Mario Kart-like, mainly because of a lack of balance between the different power-ups and also a clear lack of speed. The creation tool is still very promising as we can count on the community to bring new content in the months to come, but will it be enough to keep players interested in the long run? In the end, the game seems pretty average, which is quite disappointing considering how great it could have been. Frustrating when playing solo (AI will give you a hard time shooting you down repeatedly, making victory rely on chance mostly), United Nation Games' title is clearly destined to multiplayer mayhem.


Introduction
Race #1
Race #2
Race #3
Race #4

All comments

Commented on 2012-11-11 13:07:32
its weird how no game has ever matched mario kart
Commented on 2012-11-11 15:25:05 In reply to GangStarr
Posted by GangStarr
its weird how no game has ever matched mario kart
Diddy Kong Racing & Crash Team Racing not only matched, but evolved and bested Mario Kart in many ways at the time. (MK64)

But that doesn't mean it will sell.
Commented on 2012-11-11 15:58:29 In reply to nostradamus
Posted by nostradamus
Diddy Kong Racing & Crash Team Racing not only matched, but evolved and bested Mario Kart in many ways at the time. (MK64)

But that doesn't mean it will sell.
No way did those games you mention best Mario Kart on the SNES. No karting game has even come close to the sheer playability of the Super Nintendo game.

As for LBP Karting...what a waste considering how good LBP platform games were! :(
Commented on 2012-11-11 17:30:50 In reply to Xoar
Posted by Xoar
As for LBP Karting...what a waste considering how good LBP platform games were! :(
Yeah, don't know why devs wasted their time on this. Can't see this selling good.

Loved LBP 1 and 2 btw.
Commented on 2012-11-11 17:35:45
Looks decent.

Mario karts are great games, but i've been impressed with sonic all stars racing, and the new one evolved looks to better all other racers imo.

From land/sea/air.
Commented on 2012-11-11 18:13:50
Looks amazing. What a charming game
Commented on 2012-11-15 01:43:56 In reply to GangStarr
Posted by GangStarr
its weird how no game has ever matched mario kart
So you never played Diddy Kong Racing huh? dude back when RARE was RARE for fkcus sake.!!
Commented on 2012-11-17 16:24:40 In reply to GangStarr
Posted by GangStarr
its weird how no game has ever matched mario kart
Except crash team racing which is still the kart racer to beat. Nothing seems to come close though.

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