As shown in the screenshots above, Metal Gear Solid 4 hero Old Snake joins Final Fantasy VII villain Sephiroth in transmogrification into LittleBigPlanet's iconic Sackboy characters.
"To be involved with [Metal Gear Solid] is... slightly bizarre. When we were looking at what options as a studio we'd have to work with, they were under the 'yeah, right!' category of games," said Alex Evans, co-founder of developer Media Molecule on the PlayStation Blog.
Evans also let slip to 1UP that levels made in the game's somewhat open beta will survive into the final retail release of the PS3-exclusive, roll-your-own platformer. In so doing, he put to rest lingering confusion surrounding the state of the game's already impressive array of levels and digital miscellany.