VG247: Media Molecule boss David Smith's just confirmed that LittleBigPlanet will come with a mandatory install, but that it won't be as heavy as many other PS3 titles.
once home and this game hits ps3 im going to be in heaven! i cant wait to make a level full of people i know and lots of big wangs.
Seriously. I'm hoping that Sony will give us something to download at E3. That would be totally kickass. Although I don't have any LBP wang creation on my agenda...
I dont know, for some reason it looks so hard. makin your own levels,dont know what to put in it.
That's the beauty of LBP, even if you aren't the creative type, you'll still be able to enjoy other peoples creations.
So what if there is install, does it really bother folks that much or is it just another fake thoery invented by xbox fanboys? MGS4 install didnt bother me one bit.
now that gamer that can't afford to upgrade his 20 model might be fuming. That's if they have more than games on there like video/music and such. I guess this is the trend, it's now time for Plan B. Upgrade your HDD.
I have a serious question for honest people. If it was the xbox 360 that required these game installs, Would you veiw this as bad thing. Please be honest in your answers.
I wouldn't view it as a bad thing. But i'm not a fanboy. Fan of the PS3 but not what one would consider a fanboy. Or at least not yet. Generally speaking though i don't see them as a bad thing.
Xbox 360 installs would be a very bad thing because some don't even have a hard drive, meaning some 360 owners wouldn't be able to even play the game. Moreover, the hard drive is not as easy to upgrade as the Ps3's. You can only go as high as 120 GB, but even then, you're getting ripped off compared to the price of the replacement PS3 hard drives. The PS3, on the other hand, has a hard drive in ever console and is easy to upgrade to a higher GB hard drive at a fair price. That is why mandatory installs on the PS3 are okay, but not on the 360.
ucantbanme, yes it would be a bad thing actually. Why? Because a HDD isn't standard on the 360! Ooooooohhhh! A mandatory requirement that isn't supported by all variations of a product, cannot be good, can it? EDIT: damn you jerkopotamus, damn you! You beat me by a few seconds. :D
I would not consider it a bad thing if these 2 conditions were met. 1. It made the game experience better. 2. If MS didn't charge a ridiculous price for a hard drive upgrade. 120 gb for $180 is $1.50 a GB. A PS3 250 GB hard drive is $90. That is $.36 a GB. See the difference? Ms is charging over 4 times as much per GB.
Anything that helps is not a bad thing. But regardless the 360 or PS3, nobody every said it was going to be the trend or mandatory. I just don't remember reading that before these consoles came out. In that case why do we need the blu-Ray? or big Optical disk? if games could be installed on HDD's as they do on PC which will help Load times. Now some of the game is installed not the whole thing but when we are looking at 5 gig installs, it just tells you consoles are going towards the PC model. I do not see it getting smaller. I think MS's deal with the 360 was to under-cut the PS3 price strategy by offering a 360 without HDD and giving you a choice of 3 consoles. Now if you know what the deal is with the Arcade Model 360, then you should not complain.(You know what your getting)You should save your money and get the Full Xbox 360 from the start. Then again MS is raping gamers on the HDD price.
it would actually be a problem on the 360 since they don't all have a hard drive. my honest answer, i'd have no problem with mandatory installs on the 360. this is just me because of my situation. i bought s 60Gb PS3 at launch and two months later upgraded the hard drive to 160Gb (i've since bumped that to 320Gb). when i bought my 360 a year ago, it was because the elite had just recently come out. i had been interested in playing the halo games, gears, bioshock and the xbla stuff but there was no way i was going to do that with a 20Gb hard drive. i'm a media whore and i'd fill it up within hours. the 120gb option was very attractive to me. with this generation of machines and all the downloadable content available, large hard drives are a must (for me at least). considering the push of the xbox live marketplace and the new video store coming to the ps3 selling a system with a 20, 40 or no HD is just insane. at least that's my take on it.
I meant if everything was equal, including the HDD situation. I just feel like Sony fanboys sweep these little issues under the rug and bash the 360 for the same small issues. Xbox fanboys do the same things so please don't miss understand me.
Considering its basically a Level Editor. :) This game is gonna make history.
well you can add the textures and objects, which will probably be on the HDD, so you don't have to wait long when browsing through the list of content. And definitely agree, that this game will make history.
it would have got rid of the screen tearing
Yea, although I didnt really experience any screen tearings when I was playing the game, maybe because the game looks so good that I never really noticed it, I just saw right through it.
Installs just put data (3d models, textures, scripting, animation, etc) on the hard drive for instantaneous access. Pretty important as textures and models take up a LOT of space.
I can't say I remember running into any unacceptable level of screen tearing during my play-through though. Maybe I just didn't pick up on it, not really sure. If it did happen, it wasn't eye stabbingly jarring or anything. On a side note, I wanted to play through Uncharted again, but now that I know Trophies are coming for it I'm waiting...Hurry up ND! I mean, take your time and get it right, but...ya know...hurry up! Please. Oh, and as for the 1 GB install, I'm good. I've got quite a few game data chunks on my PS3, 10 GB allocated to Linux (which I never use, have to reformat I just don't want to deal with it until I have to), and like 10 movies encoded in DivX and still have at least 5-7 GB free. My hard drive was attacked by the ferocious fours: Devil May Cry, Metal Gear Solid and Grand Theft Auto...like a 4 GB average per game. I mean, it's worth it, but at the same time Oi!
i didn't experience any tearing. heard a few people say this. and there's a lot of low-end hdtvs out there.
there was no tearing for me
See a screen tear-like effect during fast camera moves/actions, which is why some reviews say Game A has tons of screen tearing and others say Game A has hardly any. It's the reason I play my titles in 720p. Gotta get a 1080p set someday though...
I like installs, they give better quality to games. I really cant wait for this game.
A 1GB installation for LittleBigPlanet is nothing to fuss about. The largest install that I've had to do so far is GT5 Prologue with a massive 5GB install.
It pisses me off when bad games need to be install, but I'm all for installations if the games are good. Can't wait for LBP.
thats why I have now a 250Gb HD.
how would I transfer the data on my 60gig HDD to a new HDD? Do I need a third hard drive to do this?
Yeh you need an external memory source, eg a memory stick or an external hardrive
dangit. The ps3 doesnt read my external hdd. so that means I would have to buy another one... sweet.
Do you have PC with enough memory? If so it should be incredibly easy. Grab a USB/USB cable and plug your PS3 to your PC, it should work I've heard others did it but I've yet to try it. I did the smart thing and upgraded my 60gb to 120gb before all these newer games came out with installs etc. etc. The only problem with going from your PS3 -> PC is that if it doesn't allow for a "Backup HDD" then you might have to manually move over each individual file, at the same time some of these games (I.E. Rockband) don't allow you to copy your game saves. But it's worth a shot :P
your external HD needs to be formatted FAT32 for the ps3 to recognize it. just reformat your drive or borrow one, it's entirely worth it. i went from a 60Gb at launch to 160Gb two months later to 320Gb about a month and a half ago (i have a sickness obviously) the process is pretty painless and worth the effort. just be careful with the HD screws. you need the right size screwdriver because they're very easy to strip.
Its no longer news. People need to get use to installs. Wake me when a PS3 game ask for a 20g install.
Yeah installs are just used to bash the PS3 but if the install for this game is around 1.5 gigs for a full level editor and such then good job MM. Gamers nowadays are just whiny, impatient brats who just like to spread nonsense all over the internet. Just shut the hell up and game
I would do a 50gb install to play this game! Just bring it, I cant wait. I have a stack of games I've played...beaten...enjoyed and I'm done so I can erase the old install. Big deal folks.
Installs don't gurantee that a game will run smooth(Haze is one example) I don't have a problem with installs myself. I just find it funny that fanboys try and make the 360 sound bad to prove some point when you eventually have to upgrade the PS3 hardrive not for the simple purpose of more space for music, movie, and PSN game downloads. But instead the reason is because of all the mandatory installs. No one here knew it would go this way that for some that didn't care to upgrade the HDD not because it was expensive for them, but that it wasn't necessary until now like some pointed out the reason is because of installs in ADDITION to all the other features I mentioned above. BTW. I thought LBP was going to be an PSN title also so if so, why the install for a gig?
To delete install data, if you cant do that you deserve to get suckered into buying another hdd.
See that is the easy answer until you want to play again and you don't take into not only the install data but DLC content and patches. So a 5-20 minute install on the PS3 turns into an hour just to go and play a saved game again becuase you needed to free up space to install another game. Yep sounds good to me. LOL
mandatory install upto 2 gig is perfectly fine, I think anything bigger should be made optional.
I don't understand whats so exciting about this game, especially compared to a few dozen games on pc with great level creators. Its a weak 2d platformer with a level creator by the looks of things so far...
I can't wait for this game! It's going to be more addictive than candy!
that's cuz you're a girl.
maybe you should stay off the candy junky. playing games all day and eating candy all day and being on N4g forum all day cannot be good for your health. Boy the sony news has been amazing today huh fanboys???
one thing it shortens load times and another it isnt as bad as having to get up to change your disk. i dunno about anyone else but once i buy a game i dont play it straight away when i get home. i usually prepare some drinks and food. so when im making food i can put the game in to install.
Can someone here let me know the gist of these questions. I have to admit I know little big planet, but it is all still a bit vauge and hit and miss with me. Is there a point to the game? Can I take a picture of a water bottle, for instance, and import that into that game? Can I take a picture of my tv even and then put it into the game? I like the idea, but I don't know how much freedom it will allow.
it will probaly stop and some stuff like sex releated stuff cause this is meant to be a kids games. That is not really a big deal because this will be a fun game hopefully
And if my kid wants this dumb game i will tell him to work for it.
You sound like a Great parent.
I dont care, this game looks awesome and if it had 8 gigs of install i would get it anyway
okay lemme work this out 350gb - 1gb = 349gb :D fewww am good!!
Who cares about installs.......they do not bother me....MGS4 installs where perfect little "SMOKE" breaks did not mind at all......
waseem335 wtf was the point of that? wow moron. anyway this game will rock out with its c*ck out
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