Summary: The extreme and unpredictable conditions that characterized the Lost Planet series return, harsher than ever before. Lost Planet 3 reveals new truths about the foreboding planet and the colonial history of E.D.N. III.
Conclusion: On your road to 100% you will tackle a few collectible achievements, achievements for upgrading your gear and RIG, creating a bestiary, and a good chunk of multiplayer achievements. Pretty standard issue stuff...
Summary: In case you didn't know, Lost Planet 3, the latest installment in the Lost Planet franchise is a prequel. LP3 takes place decades before the events of Lost Planet: Extreme Condition. Earth is in the middle of an energy crisis- resources are scarce and the future of humanity is uncertain.
Conclusion: Lost Planet 3 pulls off some genuinely interesting and entertaining things with its story and exploratory nature, but that potential is all but covered up by its middling action. It lies somewhere between the wants of series fans and the needs of those who have been playing these kinds of games for...
Conclusion: Lost Planet 3 is a bit of a wasted opportunity, but still a journey worth taking if you’re into some solid action and pretty visuals. Sci-fi fans will surely get their fix, assuming they're prepared to take a dose of boredom with their action.
Pros: Convincing and well-written main protagonist, the on-foot segments are fun, top-notch graphics;
Cons: Monotonous, the story is underdeveloped and unfolds too slowly, larger and more varied environments would have spiced things up.
Conclusion: Lost Planet 3 is competent, but lacks any real soul. The Rig is a cool idea, and adds an interesting perspective to what is an otherwise pretty standard third-person shooter where waves of enemies come at you again and again, but even that brightest spark falls apart in execution.