We really hope you like LittleBigPlanet's Sackboy, because you'll be seeing more than ever of the little guy in 2009, including Sackboys in 2-inch to 18-inch plastic form. That's right... action figures!
Sony has revealed, via its PlayStation.blog, that it has partnered with Mezco Toyz [sic]to manufacture wee plastic Sackboys, with an assortment of 4-inch toys debuting at the 2009 International Toy Fair in New York. The toys will be available "at select mass market, specialty and online stores across North America beginning this Spring" according to Sony.
Expect to have Sackboys shoved down your throat in many sizes, shapes and paint schemes, as Mezco will release a series of "retailer exclusives, variants and limited-edition Sackboys throughout the year."
Don't worry, Sony says it's still working on giving you those plush, huggable Sackboys it hinted at around the time of LittleBigPlanet's release. It just needs a little more time to get 'em right.
For an extended peek at Mezco's Sackboy line-up, hit up the PlayStation.blog.
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