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3D Dot Game Heroes Update: 50 New Heroes, Like Sackboy

LittleBigPlanet 2 may have been delayed until January, but you can get your Sackboy fill now...in retro-land.

Today, Atlus U.S.A. has announced a special update for their charming retro action/adventure title, 3D Dot Game Heroes. This update will feature no less than 50 fan and staff-created heroes, the ability to carry over certain swords when you start a New Game+, and adjustments to the completion times for the Dash Circuit mini game (please make it easier!). They've also included a bug fix that restores previously absent loading art images "so they will randomly appear and be viewable in the Loading Art Gallery." Oh yes, and you can now save the pixelated kingdom of Dotnia with LBP's Sackboy as the protagonist. Said Atlus Manager of Public Relations and Sales, Aram Jabbari:

"We can think of no more fitting a character to feature than one that has become synonymous with creativity and imagination in gaming: Sackboy™. Now, people who start up their copy of 3D Dot Game Heroes can begin their adventures through the grand Kingdom of Dotnia with one of gaming's most recognizable icons!"

Those 50 fan-created heroes were selected by Atlus from the "Hall of Heroes" character-sharing hub at the game's official website, where players can post up their most impressive hero creations. It's one of the more appealing aspects of 3D Dot Game Heroes, and makes it one of the more entertaining titles of the generation. C'mon, it's the old-fashioned Zelda with millions of little 3D blocks!

Related Game(s): 3D Dot Game Heroes

Tags: 3d dot game heroes, atlus, 3d dot game heroes update

9/23/2010 4:08:20 PM Ben Dutka

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Comments (21 posts)

LimitedVertigo
Thursday, September 23, 2010 @ 4:23:23 PM
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I've invested a couple weeks into the game thus far and keep coming back to it for the nostalgic fun it offers. Glad to hear they're fixing (adjusting) the Dash Circuit times.

When can we expect this update?

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BikerSaint
Thursday, September 23, 2010 @ 6:01:49 PM

LV,
Acccording to the email I got from Atlus.....

"The next time you play 3D Dot Heroes, you'll be prompted to download all the new features, with no cost".

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WorldEndsWithMe
Thursday, September 23, 2010 @ 5:01:07 PM
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SWEET. A good reason to return to this great game. I'm ashamed to say that I never finished the fire temple, I moved onto other games and always planned to go back. I'll have to take up Sackboy to finish the game. I've been playing with a Link character cuz I miss Zelda and a Wii isn't worth my cash.

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LimitedVertigo
Thursday, September 23, 2010 @ 9:50:11 PM

I'm a big fat banana.... :)


Dude come on, the fire temple is easy!

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bOnEs
Thursday, September 23, 2010 @ 5:03:19 PM
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i still need to play this... i doubt it will become a free game with PS+ so, i should just go buy it... i know i'll like it...

thanks though ben, i didn't know you could create your own hero with this game... that makes it even more worth the purchase :D...

i'd say "cool update!" but then again, i haven't played it yet, lol...

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WorldEndsWithMe
Thursday, September 23, 2010 @ 5:10:20 PM

If you liked the old Zelda games you'll love it. Not sure where the price is now but it started at only $40. I don't even think there IS a downloadable version though I could be wrong.

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LegendaryWolfeh
Thursday, September 23, 2010 @ 5:49:56 PM

Yeah, I'm pretty sure this is not a DL version, but then again they put infamous and other stuff for dl at some point, but I just HIGHLY doubt they'd offer this for PS+, especially since I'm thinking only Sony published items get the free treatment, but I could be wrong.

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BikerSaint
Thursday, September 23, 2010 @ 6:22:30 PM

bOnEs,

Another cool thing about it is that you can also submit your own hero design for a chance to win Amazon video game credits

BTW, the best price I found so far for a "NEW" copy was atis Frye, $35.99 with another $5 off if you spend $30,. Might be free shipping on it also.

Just use this coupon code: 5KMF635P

http://www.fye.com/3D-Dot-Game-Heroes--PlayStation-3--Front-Page_stcVVproductId92298520VVcatId455366VVviewprod.htm

FYI, Gamestop also has it "USED" for $24.99

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bOnEs
Thursday, September 23, 2010 @ 7:39:12 PM

wow, i thought it was in the PSstore... lol, sorry... if it's retail then i'll look into that avenue...

actually scratch that, i see it for $24 used (including shipping) on amazon... well then, i see a future adventure in my uh... future :D...

*added to the list*

thanks :D...

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LegendaryWolfeh
Thursday, September 23, 2010 @ 8:30:22 PM

Aw, should buy it new :( it's a great developer to support, but up to you, lol

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nogoat23
Thursday, September 23, 2010 @ 5:27:51 PM
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I played it. It's really fun.

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Alienange
Thursday, September 23, 2010 @ 5:48:44 PM
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Sounds like a nice little gift for owners of the game. I haven't picked this one up yet but I have every intention to.

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Deleted User
Thursday, September 23, 2010 @ 6:17:53 PM
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trying to download it now but with my connection it taken me 4 ever to download it.

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SuMtOnE
Thursday, September 23, 2010 @ 6:42:20 PM
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brought this game on launch... played to the 4th castle.. im STUCK... i cant find the swinger weapon that when you use it on the hill you can go to the next one hill like a HOOK... if you know what im talking bout. and i just never went back to it... DOH! but it always happen to all the games i play... played halfway or so or a few hours.. and i just stop playing... i think im growin out of video games =( ... maybe when my son hits 1 year old next month ill let him play the ps3 and see if he likes it or not =)

btw: most developers should implement FREE UPDATE and add goodies for the consumers =)

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WorldEndsWithMe
Thursday, September 23, 2010 @ 7:22:51 PM

That stinks, you should try a walkthrough to get past those critically frustrating issues. I have to use them as well when I get stuck and don't have all day to figure out what I missed.

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LimitedVertigo
Thursday, September 23, 2010 @ 9:51:41 PM

gamefaqs is your friend......honestly. I'm ashamed to say I've used the site when stuck. It's also a great site to read up on a game after you're down.

Last edited by LimitedVertigo on 9/23/2010 9:51:50 PM

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sirbob6
Thursday, September 23, 2010 @ 7:46:46 PM
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What a coincidence, I was just thinking of picking up the game. Now it's a sure deal.

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Lotusflow3r
Thursday, September 23, 2010 @ 8:00:26 PM
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Gonna do this game again, i missed the last fairy, but had everything else complete!

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BikerSaint
Thursday, September 23, 2010 @ 9:12:56 PM
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OFF topic for a sec....

FYI, They're giving away early access key Codes for "Laura Croft And The Guardian of Light".
It's for both PC & PS3 users in North America & Europe right now. Yay, I got mine :-)

I don't know how many are left, so you better grab them while they've still got some.

BTW, the DL is 2358 MB's

http://www.gamespot.com/event/codes/lara-croft-pc/?tag=nl.e513

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___________
Friday, September 24, 2010 @ 3:47:30 AM
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still waiting to get this here!
i asked my local EB when there getting copies in when i picked up dead rising 2 the other day and he told me probably late this year.
o, why does sony have to constantly treat other countries like gum under their shoe?
keep it up, and there going to sink faster than the Hindenburg!
o,n, RIP LBP2 :(

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MantisFang
Friday, September 24, 2010 @ 10:25:49 PM
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OMG! My Beholder and DeadSkull made the update. Thank you for bringing it old school Atlus.

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