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I was sitting in a doctor’s office waiting room, lost in my Vita because doctors are terrible timekeepers. 2:00 pm means 2:00 pm, life-saving scumbag. Suddenly, I was looking at dimly lit tartan chairs and an old, wrink... read feature

Tearaway trailer

There wouldn't be Tearaway without the Vita


Truly a match made in heaven
Nov 14
In yet another behind-the-scenes video for Tearaway, the fine folks at Media Molecule today explain the importance of the array of options the PlayStation Vita offers that make the game what it is today. Since it acknowledge... read
Tearaway's music

Here's a taste of the incredible music in Tearaway


Head of audio Kenny Young goes behind the music
Nov 13
Every time I see a new aspect of Tearaway in more detail, I'm just taken aback by how incredible of a game it's shaped up to be. Today is no exception, because Sony has posted a new video as part of a series of behind-t... read
New Tearaway video

All of Tearaway is constructed from one sheet of paper


Well, virtually at least
Nov 06
A new video for Tearaway explains the fundamental idea behind the paper in the game. The really freaking cool part about it all is that every individual piece inside the world is virtual paper, folded up exactly to the artis... read
Tearaway

This Tearaway trailer is adorable


It drops next month alongside of the Xbox One
Oct 25
Tearaway has flown under the radar of many people out there, which is a shame given how intriguing it is. It looks and sounds a lot like LittleBigPlanet, but with its own sense of charm and visual style. This newest trailer ... read
Tearaway customization

Get glued: Tearaway has adorable character customization


Peel off your face
Oct 19
Media Molecule's amazing upcoming Vita game, Tearaway, is a long month away from release. A recent PlayStation Blog post talked about the creative, do-it-yourself elements of the new title from the LittleBigPlanet developers.... read
Tearaway trailer

Ride papercraft pigs in this cute Tearaway trailer


Wild pigs couldn't tear me away from Tearaway
Aug 20
Along with Puppeteer, Tearaway has to be the most delightful-looking game of the year. I'm torn as to which looks cuter. It might even be a legitimate contender for many game of the year awards. Hamza couldn't sing its prais... read
PS Vita

Media Molecule moves Tearaway into November


Those pesky standards strike again
Jul 29
Media Molecule's anticipated 3D platformer Tearaway is taking a bit longer to wrap up than originally expected. The studio announced a one-month delay today, pushing the papercraft PlayStation Vita title all the way back to N... read
The next great indies

Broken Age, Below, and more: The games of HORIZON


A parade of indies
Jun 20
As previously discussed, Venus Patrol and MOCAtv's "alternative E3 event" HORIZON was pretty interesting both conceptually and in how it was executed. But what about the games?! That's why we're even here, right!? A few of the larger announcements to come out of the event have already been covered here at Dtoid, but what about those smaller, beautiful indie games HORIZON promised? read
HORIZON

Thoughts on HORIZON: An alternative E3 event


Notes on the Indie-focused event from an attendee
Jun 20
Exactly one week ago, E3 was in full-swing in the bright city of Los Angles, California, and a brand new little event was quietly gearing up to happen. That lil' happening was HORIZON. Billed as an "alternative E3 event" and ... read
Tearaway

Tearaway pre-orders will include the wonderful soundtrack


Plus there's rideable pigs! RIDEABLE! PIGS!
May 21
Tearaway is one of my most anticipated games of the year now thanks to some recent hands-on time. It's a wonderful little platformer that makes use of all the Vita's features in creative ways. It also has quite the wonderful ... read
Making the best use of all the Vita's features
Last week, I got to preview a bunch of current-gen games, which we can expect to see during E3, at a special pre-show event that entailed several different game companies. The Sony showcase in particular had a handful of game... read feature

Tearaway

Media Molecule's Tearaway hits PS Vita in October


Better hone your papercraft skills in the meantime
Apr 09
LittleBigPlanet developer Media Molecule's Tearaway is the kind of original property we love to see appear on PlayStation Vita. The studio has slapped an October 22, 2013 digital and retail release date on this ... read
Looks like a ripping good time
In another fast-paced interview from PAX East, Jonathan Holmes talks with James Spafford of Media Molecule to discover what makes Tearaway so special.  Check out more of Holmes' Talk Fast interview series!   read feature

Bring your dreams to life

Media Molecule realizing PlayStation Move's potential


Taking creative gaming to next level
Feb 20
Media Molecule took the stage at Sony's PlayStation 4 event and revealed that their next project will help players cut through the crap, sweep away the techy mess, and put players in the designer's chair. After two years of r... read

GTA V delay, Playstation 4 hints & New PS Vita games!


The Destructoid Show takes you on a sexy date
Feb 01
If you missed today's live Destructoid Show, you missed all the important news ever, and there's no way possible that you were properly informed by any other outlet because our journalistic integrity and timeliness is unmatch... read

Check out this awesome Tearaway papercraft work


IRL papercraft
Jan 31
The world of Media Molecule's upcoming Vita title Tearaway is made entirely of paper, so it was fitting that they had IRL papercraft creation going on at a press event last night. I was invited to join in the crafting, b... read
You couldn't tear me away
Media Molecule debuted a papery present at gamescom last year with upcoming Vita game Tearaway, but they haven't said much about it since. And then, out of nowhere, we finally got our hands on a playable version at a Sony pre... read feature

Tearaway gets a female messenger, named Atoi


'To you'
Jan 31
Remember Iota, the lead character of Media Molecule's upcoming Vita game Tearaway? We learned today that he has a female counterpart named Atoi. You clever bastards have already figured out that her name is Iota's name spelle... read
Not quite up to speed
When LittleBigPlanet Karting was announced, the first thing I felt was pity. Pity for ModNation Racers, the build-everything karting title that Sony presented under the same "Play Create Share" banner as Media Molecule's crit... read feature

LittleBigPlanet gets bigger and littler
The original LittleBigPlanet earned a lot of its praise through sheer charm alone. The cute presentation and unique creativity afforded to the player won it a lot of acclaim, despite the fact that, to be fair, the actual game... read feature

Final Fantasy VII gets remade using LittleBigPlanet 2


Sep 11
It's obvious now that Square Enix will never, ever remake Final Fantasy VII for fear of... I dunno... diluting the property or some stupid nonsense. In any case, the company is way too busy working on that "Fabula Nova Cryst... read

I had the pleasure of speaking with Media Molecule's Technical Director, Alex Evans, and Creative Director, Rex Crowle, about their newly revealed Vita title, Tearaway. Some are already calling the title the PlayStation Vita'... read feature

gamescom: Download your papercraft Tearaway elk now


Aug 16
In an interview with the gents at Media Molecule yesterday at gamescom, they pointed me to a link where the crazy, spotted paper elk from the Tearaway could be downloaded (pdf file). You might remember this guy from the ... read

The DTOID Show: Metal Gear Rising, CoDBlops & VITA GAMES!


Aug 15
Hey guys! Here's today's Destructoid Show! Tons of news is coming out of Gamescom right now. For starters, Sony's press event was packed with juicy Vita news. We've got Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified, Killzone: Mercena... read

United Front Games talks LittleBigPlanet Karting


Mar 22
Media Molecule is teaming up with United Front Games (ModNation Racers) on LittleBigPlanet Karting, as detailed by the PlayStation Blog today. The game, due out later this year for PlayStation 3, looks like a natural extensio... read

LittleBigPlanet Karting is a real game that's happening


Feb 10
LittleBigPlanet is going to become a kart racer, creatively titled LittleBigPlanet Karting. It seems odd that a series built around making what you want and creating many types of games has been restricted to a single genre, ... read

LittleBigplanet screens are looking hot on PS Vita


Aug 18
Some new screenshots for LittleBigPlanet on the PlayStation Vita have squirted out of Gamescom, and they're looking quite pretty indeed. Really reminds me of the time when I thought the Game Boy's collection of black blocks o... read






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