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PlayStation All-Stars Bio: Sackboy

November 13, 2012 Written by Dan Oravasaari

Today we bring you yet another PS All-Stars Battle Royale character bio, presented by the Daily Reaction team of Seb and Dan. This time we show you the origin, quotes, guest appearances, and move list for one Sony’s latest mascots, Sackboy.

Name: Sackboy

Origin: Before becoming the figurehead for Sony’s PS3, Sackboy conceptually started life as concept drawing called ‘YellowHead’. A cartoon character that consisted of a geometric figure constructed out of a pink square body and yellow triangular head. Over time this cartoon took a life of its own, evolving slowing on the idea of a handmade protagonist that would contain features like buttons and stitches. But it was not until this character took on a zipper that his true personality started to show, as Sackboy was born under the concept of him being able to change himself by having access to his own zipper.

Appeared in: LittleBigPlanet (PS3, PSP), LittleBigPlanet 2, LittleBigPlanet PS Vita, Sackboy’s Prehistoric Moves, LittleBigPlanet Karting

Voiced by: N/A

Developed by: Media Molecule, SCE Cambridge Studio, Tarsier Studios, Double Eleven, XDev, United Front

Published by: Sony Computer Entertainment

Memorable Quotes:

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PS3 move List:

  • Slap Happy –> Slap Chop –
  • Grabinator Grab – Forward
  • Gripple Grapple – Up
  • Bounce Pad Shield – Down
  • Spinning Slap -  (Air)
  • Air Grabinator Grab – Forward  (Air)
  • Air Gripple Grapple – Up  (Air)
  • Air Bounce Pad Shield – Down (Air)

  • Jam Session - 
  • Jetpack Corkscrew – Forward
  • Jetpack Jump – Up
  • Checkpoint Anchor/Popout - Down
  • Air Jam Session – (Air)
  • Air Jetpack Corkscrew – Forward  (Air)
  • Air Jetpack Jump – Up  (Air)
  • Air Checkpoint Anchor/Popout – Down  (Air)

  • Cakeinator –
  • Air Shooter – Forward
  • Bounce Pad Bounce – Up
  • Electric Panel – Down
  • Air Cakinator -  (Air)
  • Firebird Strike – Forward  (Air)
  • Air Bounce Pad Bounce – Up  (Air)
  • Air Electric Panel – Down  (Air)

Lightning Bolts – Any Attack (During Wall Hang)

Item Pick-up

Throws:

  • Boxing Glove Sticker Surprise – Right Analog Stick Forward
  • Anvil Sticker Surprise – Right Analog Stick Up
  • Spiderweb Sticker Surprise – Right Analog Stick Down

Block - 

Evade – + Left Analog Stick

Super Moves

  • Level 1 – Costume Clash - 
  • Level 2 – Coal Catastrophe –
  • Level 3 – Prize Bubble Bonus –

Sackboy will be playable in PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale on Nov. 20th for PS3 and Vita. We’re looking at a different character each day, so be sure to check out our gigantic cast list.