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Great reinstallment!

posted by Ekuriox (FORT WORTH, TX) Aug 30, 2013

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Capcom's reinstallment of Lost Planet is set to appeal the western culture(Americans) of gamers... It does a great job implementing a broader storyline and creative gameplay. Giving the gamer the cinematic experience US gamers are accustomed to.
This time around it has a more of a deadspace feel in gameplay but Multiplayer feels more like the original conception of the game but a step back.

You assume the role of Jim Peyton.

In a distant future of humanity... Resources and renewable energy are scarce and in order for humanity to survive a renewable energy is sought-out. Energy known as Thermal Energy is found on planet E.D.N. III .
Jim is a pilot of a robotic construction rig and sets off into the frigid and extreme environment. Braving the planet and keeping the Base furnished with thermal energy... Jim finds a trail that shows that his contractor, NEVEC has a hidden agenda.

The game really had a Deadspace feeling, but without the zombie astronauts... The level design was very well refined and a great amount of detail was placed into the environment. The RIG you control periodically is hardly ever used -- You are limited to small levels and it made the rig pretty useless.
The multiplayer is a step back from Lost Planet 2... In the last installment, they had many vehicles and fairly large maps... In this version you have constant tight corridors and they do not give you real choice of vehicles.

I still enjoyed the game... The single player had a Borderlands feel also--besides containing many loading screens--you do get the feeling of being on a empty, vast planet that contains no life.
I hope they continue Lost Planet on the next generation consoles. If the game had no loading screens and was far more open to explore, it would have been perfect. Maybe bring back the complex of Lost planet2 Multiplayer also.. The multiplayer now seems VERY dull with lack of option.

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