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The next installment in the popular Lost Planet action series, Lost Planet 2 is a third-person shooter which continues the story of humanity's futuristic struggles and attempts at colonization on the planet E.D.N III. A blend of new RPG elements and features that made the original game a huge success, including massive boss battles against the alien Akrid creatures, rugged terrain, mech warfare and dynamic multiplayer support, Lost Planet 2 is sure to please both new and longtime fans of the franchise alike. Addition features include local split-screen co-op play and appearances by Marcus Fenix and Dominic Santiago from the Gears of War games.
If you were one of the many who skipped out on Lost Planet 2 on consoles, and thought about picking it up on the PC, I can tell you that for the most part, the game is unchanged, which, by large, is the main issue with the port.To summarize Lost Planet 2’s story, the planet of EDF III is going through some drastic changes, changes that have snowy tundras transforming into lavish jungles. Multiple factions are fighting against each other for survival, meaning the Akrid aren’t your main problem this time around, and you will experience the many sides of the story through each faction's eyes. This setup ensures you never grow to like, or to even know any of the main characters.Lost Planet 2’s gameplay has borrowed mechanics from a different Capcom title: Monster Hunter. The entire... Read Review