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E3 2009: "Play, Create, Share" Brings Us ModNation Racers

LittleBigPlanet definitely kicked off something new and as Jack Tretton just said, "Create, Play, Share," wasn't just a tagline...it was the start of a whole new genre.

And then, they unveiled ModNation Racers. Basically, take the creative, innovative idea behind LBP and transport it to a completely customizable cart racing game. You can design your racer from the ground up and we assume you can also design your carts as well, but that's only the beginning. Yep, you can even create your own track and get this, you're gonna "create by playing." We're currently watching a track development video where you drive around with a character and in the character's path, a track is being laid down. Basically, wherever you go, the game will create the racetrack behind you and it's something we've really never seen before. They're working on creating a track in under five minutes and it's not just about the road; there are environmental attributes and elements as well, which gives the game some definite flavor. The team says they need the PlayStation 3 for a game like this, and for those of you who love creation and customization, this one sounds awesome. Oh, and you can also refine your new track by entering a different mode where you can add in some other objects, like forests and water and the like.

ModNation Racers is another step in the "Play, Create, Share" genre that began with LBP. You really gotta see this video (which we'll try to get you soon), where we see trees and houses - whatever the guys selected in the menu - springing up behind the cursor. It's pretty damn impressive and it's set for a 2010 release.

Related Game(s): ModNation Racers

6/2/2009 Ben Dutka

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Comments (17 posts)

Naga
Tuesday, June 02, 2009 @ 2:56:31 PM
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Is this based on LBP? Sackpersons driving carts really sounds SICK!!!

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inkme101
Tuesday, June 02, 2009 @ 2:57:20 PM
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ben have we senn the secret game youve spoke of for the last little while yet?

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Arvis
Tuesday, June 02, 2009 @ 3:11:25 PM

I'm normally a pretty trusting guy, but I call shenanigans on this "secret PS3 exclusive." I don't think it ever really existed.

-Arvis

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Tuesday, June 02, 2009 @ 3:20:46 PM

Oh, it exists. It just wasn't at E3.

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Arvis
Tuesday, June 02, 2009 @ 3:47:46 PM

Dang it Ben, why are you doing this to us?!

-Arvis

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thepill
Tuesday, June 02, 2009 @ 4:15:17 PM

Ben is starting to sound like 3D realms!!! lol

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tlpn99
Tuesday, June 02, 2009 @ 4:20:07 PM

Ben any idea when you can at least tell us about the secret game that you know about ? lol Come on dude dont keep us hanging in the dark. :)

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Xbox_Killer
Tuesday, June 02, 2009 @ 6:17:36 PM

Mystery PS3 exclusive is Manhunt 3.

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Scarecrow
Tuesday, June 02, 2009 @ 7:38:45 PM

You all sound like little girls

The exclusive will be shown when it needs to be shown.

They need to conquer all the game shows(Tokyo Game Show, Liepzieg, etc.)

So this exclusive will rock hard whenever it's shown in the future.

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faraga
Tuesday, June 02, 2009 @ 2:58:40 PM
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i dont have lbp but i have friends who do and when i come over to play it i really liked it, but just not enough to buy it for myself, but now, since i am a big racing game fan, this might be something made for me:-)

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Jiggy
Tuesday, June 02, 2009 @ 3:12:34 PM
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LBP was okay for me, but this looks pure awesomeness! The sheep in the middle of the road was hilarious :)

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Tim Speed24
Tuesday, June 02, 2009 @ 3:13:50 PM
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Wow...this should be a creative, fun race game I can play with my young nephews. Very Cool.

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isaya85
Tuesday, June 02, 2009 @ 3:27:16 PM
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I didn't get LBP but I'm definitely getting this

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Mista
Tuesday, June 02, 2009 @ 4:24:35 PM
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I love me some LBP so anything those guys do I'm willing to give a try.

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Scarecrow
Tuesday, June 02, 2009 @ 7:41:40 PM
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Another great racing game from Sony!

Looks REALLY good, the textures and all the lighting looked so smooth.

This is creativity at its best. Love LBP, this is just another gem.

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SnipeySnake
Tuesday, June 02, 2009 @ 9:19:50 PM
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I am so getting this but only if it has a small variety of weapons. If it doesn't then i might consider it.

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BikerSaint
Wednesday, June 03, 2009 @ 3:58:27 AM
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LBP just wasn't for me, but this game sure will be!!!!

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