The extreme and unpredictable conditions that characterised 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. Lost Planet 3 introduces Jim Peyton, a rig pilot who leaves Earth to take on a hazardous but lucrative contract on E.D.N.
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Release Date: Aug 26, 2013

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The extreme and unpredictable conditions that characterised 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.

Lost Planet 3 introduces Jim Peyton, a rig pilot who leaves Earth to take on a hazardous but lucrative contract on E.D.N. III. Working for Neo-Venus Construction (NEVEC) who are preparing the planet for colonisation, Jim joins his fellow pioneers at the Coronis base and begins surveying the uncharted terrain and obtaining samples of the planet’s energy supply – Thermal Energy.

With NEVEC’s existing Thermal Energy reserve running low the fate of the Coronis mission depends on the natural source of the energy supply being located. Realising that this is a great opportunity for a huge pay-off and early ticket home to his family, Jim braves the risk of the treacherous environment and threat of the indigenous Akrid.
Acting as a home away from home and boasting an array of tools that can assist Jim on the field, the utility rig provides Jim’s safety and is essential not only for his contract work but also his protection against the ever-changing climate.

Lost Planet 3 will deliver a diverse range of gameplay including on-foot battles and intense first person action. With a number of multiplayer modes and a compelling single player experience, Lost Planet 3 will delve deeper into the Lost Planet universe, uncovering hidden truths within the unique and dynamic environment of E.D.N. III.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: Dual core CPU 2.5 GHz
    • Memory: 3 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® 9800 or better, ATI Radeon™ HD 4770 or better
    • Storage: 16 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Standard audio device
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Quad core 2.7 GHz or better
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 460 or better
    • Storage: 16 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Standard audio device
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jugermaut
( 18.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 28
So, to get to the laboratory you have to:
- fast travel to the main hangar
- exit your rig
- get the nearest elevator, point it to the laboratory
- run along the hallway, reach the living quarters then go to the faaaarthest back
- get into another elevator
- again, run along the hallway, then descend with yet ANOTHER elevator
- run again, and enter the decontamination chamber
- wait nervously inside
- FINALLY, enter the laboratory and find that ♥♥♥♥♥♥ Kovac at the end of the laboratory....................for the 1st half of the game

On the 2nd half of the game, that ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ EVEN GO FURTHER inside

- from the 1st place you found him, enter YET ANOTHER decontamination chamber
- wait for that ♥♥♥♥♥♥ scanner to scan you with a pace slower than my grandma's walking
- enter the 2nd laboratory
- run again along the hallway, and finally found him near the console, manically scanning a dead Akrid
- talk to him to get sarcastic remarks for finishing his stupid errands

My fastest time to reach the 2nd laboratory is 1 minute and 53 seconds. And yes, I installed my game in my NVME SSD (cool huh?)

And yes, the travel back time to the hangar is more or less the same

So basically you're going to spend at least 4 minutes going back and forth, times how many errands you want to gladly run for him, just to hear his lovely sarcasm

10/10 would play this run-to-the-laboratory simulator again
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小贾_KTXP
( 79.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 28
♥♥♥♥♥♥♥it I can't rotate that damn thing when storm hits. Hint says rotate WASD or press a on the controller but neither of which works.GG seeyou.
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Vicious Beast
( 0.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 28
It's a pretty generic shooter about shooting bug monsters, only in a surprising twist, the game itself is buggier than the enemy design.
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The Sorrow
( 0.9 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
Look like Dead Space and Gundum, so boring gameplay.
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TeenJackBauer
( 10.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
7.5/10 TJBs
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Dennis Kurama
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
To be honest: It's trash. I got the game for like 1$ with DLCs, but. The first action is just shoot them. Then a 29 fps short-movie about poop, then repeat it again and again.
There's 60 fps, when it's action time or when you can't skip it.
Overall, there's more movie than play time
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Curlytron
( 16.4 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
This game can get very repetitive and the rig battles take a lot of the enjoyment out of the gameplay. Completing missions often involves following guided points to a location, completing the objective, and then walking all the way back to base for the next mission. Returning back can take as much as 10-15 minutes sometimes. Getting fast travel at base helps this some, but does not completely deal with this problem. Combat is farily repetitive and enemies are rarely unique in form or attacks. Once a boss encounter occurs you often fight the same boss 2-4 times in a row to complete the objective. Rig battles consist of your character moving around in a mech without any guns. You claw, punch and drill enemies to kill them. The problem lies in the slowness of the mech unit with its attacks. Often times an enemy can get in 2 or 3 attacks before you can effectively get in a single blow. These battles often consist of QTE (quick time events) to beat the enemy which means you can't just pummel the enemy into submission despite having the tools to do so; it requires a certain repeatable pattern for each enemy type. I often found it easier to get out of the mech and fight on foot. I got this game for $0.25 as part of a bundle, but I wouldn't recommend it because it is too repetitive to get enjoyment out of.
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Smoke My Wood
( 1.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
Product received for free
AMAZING! Whats not to like big ♥♥♥ mech suits, aliens firepower the works! Capcom are genius! Highly recommended full controller support too :)
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DEV
( 40.9 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
26-May-2016 : Finished main story + extras
Equipment : MSI GT80-2QE Notebook

REVIEW :
I haven't play the previous games, so I review it as a stand alone game rather than part of a franchise. I have mixed feeling about this game. The first half of the campaign is great, I really feel like I'm a rookie employee in an exteme condition planet stumbling upon a dark secret. But the second half is mediocre at best. The plot and storytelling is mediocre. Graphic quality is comparable to other 2013 A-list games while the game play is standard third-person shooter.

Overall it's still enjoyable experience. Only one thing annoyed me, there is no manual saves, only checkpoints. The checkpoints are far between and there is no option to skip in-game cutscenes. So everytime I died, I have to watch the same cutscene over and over again.

By the way, this game has great music soundtrack that really fit the game atmosphere. Setting the giant mecha on top of a mountain and just watching the sky while listening to the music is a breeze. Video-output the game to the projector and audio-output the music to the hi-fi sound system... and I'm lost in the planet ;)

CONCLUSION :
Recommended on sale price.
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The One who Knocks
( 4.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 25
Spoopy as hell. Was expecting a Gundam for the main character. Got a cool looking robot instead.

10/10 would get spooped again.

Also this game has some neat graphics for a 2011 game.
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Lain
( 0.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 22
It's one of the most blandest unoriginal games I have ever played
and it crashed on me after 30 minutes
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ShortAge
( 6.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 22
Intersting game, with a somewhat intersting story.

It gives off a Borderlands/Fallout feeling at some times.
You get to drive a big construction mech with Gurren Langan GIGA DORILU.
It's a 3rd person fps shooter game, so the combat against meelee aliens is intersting.
You can climb hills roll jump over objects, it has mobility.
Multiplayer is kind of dead, so you should buy it for the single player only.
Don't buy your hunting riffle.

For a game dated back in 2013, -Hey that's pretty good.
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Scale
( 10.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 22
Gunplay is solid, the story is enjoyable

but the boss fights and anything done in the mech, especially the fights in the mech are unbearble, boring and have terrible controls.

overall i wouldnt buy this game for what it is, its to slow and dragged out.
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Barkus Aurelius (DOG)
( 0.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 22
not lost planet 2
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Ryuga Waga Teki Wo Kurau
( 1.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 22
Its okay I guess? Bought from HumbleBundle with 1$ . Run well on my potato spec laptop .
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[A.] KSib
( 4.4 hrs on record )
Posted: May 21
If you aren't expecting this game to be a clone of 1 or 2 then you'll probably enjoy this game. The controls may take a bit to used to, but so far I'm enjoying it. The mixed reviews here are quite misleading. Imagine if Diablo 3 were on steam, you'd see the exact same complaints here when that released, that it's not like the first two. Those who haven't played the first two won't really care.

My only gripe so far are the controls. They did take a bit to get used to because the aiming feels floaty (console-ish), and the binds for the mech suit were clearly an afterthought. The story is interesting and it's a fun ride so far as well. I wouldn't recommend it at full price (currently $25), but maybe $15 at most.
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「☣iKnight☩」
( 1.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 21
Well, I like the game, I don`t understand why people don`t like it, if you can get the game cheap, take it, my opinion.
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r00K
( 1.4 hrs on record )
Posted: May 20
Terrible. Huge fan of the first 2, this one just butchers it. 2/10.
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ChrisP
( 2.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 20
LP3 has it's own charm, which apart from some of it's flaws (such as the control scheme) make the game an interesting choice. Especially so since the frozen wastelands and the constant blizzards remind me of Dead Space 3, a game which sadly can't be played through Steam. They are both 3rd person shooters with open level design, though the extensive use of robots makes Lost Planet 3 a better game. It is playable and enjoyable, at least from the single-player perspective. The MP segment doesn't bother me at all since I rarely indulge into it. If you can overlook it's somewhat generic storyline and several bugs, LP3 is a great game when bought on offer and remains my favorite from the Lost Planet series.
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Djinn
( 12.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 20
Disclaimer: I got this game from HumbleBundle for about $0.25.

Lost Planet 3 is a fun third person shooter with solid gameplay and a great atmosphere. The plot isn't anything to write home about, but is still decent enough to move you along from begining to end.
This game isn't without its flaws though. You'll spend most of the game with no HUD, no minimap and no health indicator. The game is pretty linear and leaves little to no room for exploration. And there are way too many QTE sections.
Personally these inconviences didnt bother me. Having no HUD only meant that I could enjoy the beatiful and atmospheric settings of Lost Planet 3.

I recommend you pick up and try this game if it's on sale for $10 or less.
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31 of 33 people (94%) found this review helpful
Recommended
12.6 hrs on record
Posted: April 29
This game is proof that a story doesn't have to be original to be well-executed. The overall plot structure is "evil corporation wants you to help them suck out a planet's lifeblood", which we've all seen before. But Lost Planet 3 distinguishes itself with characters who are anything but stock, written and voice-acted with skill and flair. Throw in some gorgeous environment design and some halfway-original gameplay and you've got a game worth playing. Plus you get to stomp around in a giant robot that actually feels utilitarian instead of being gratuitously anime. It's not a mecha, it's a utility rig!
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17 of 18 people (94%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 20
LP3 has it's own charm, which apart from some of it's flaws (such as the control scheme) make the game an interesting choice. Especially so since the frozen wastelands and the constant blizzards remind me of Dead Space 3, a game which sadly can't be played through Steam. They are both 3rd person shooters with open level design, though the extensive use of robots makes Lost Planet 3 a better game. It is playable and enjoyable, at least from the single-player perspective. The MP segment doesn't bother me at all since I rarely indulge into it. If you can overlook it's somewhat generic storyline and several bugs, LP3 is a great game when bought on offer and remains my favorite from the Lost Planet series.
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13 of 14 people (93%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
23.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 14
<--Don't listen to the negative reviews-->

I was very apprehensive about it at first due to the negative reviews, however this game was very fun. Good story (kind of run of the mill, but tried-and-true and enjoyable nonetheless), excellent voice acting, very fun shooting/control mechanics (you even get a grappling hook like Batman!) and very fun combat. Plus, the collection quests added to the game for me.

I absolutely feel it was worth what I had paid for it when it was on sale some time ago and it still is worth it now.

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11 of 12 people (92%) found this review helpful
Recommended
12.8 hrs on record
Posted: May 20
Disclaimer: I got this game from HumbleBundle for about $0.25.

Lost Planet 3 is a fun third person shooter with solid gameplay and a great atmosphere. The plot isn't anything to write home about, but is still decent enough to move you along from begining to end.
This game isn't without its flaws though. You'll spend most of the game with no HUD, no minimap and no health indicator. The game is pretty linear and leaves little to no room for exploration. And there are way too many QTE sections.
Personally these inconviences didnt bother me. Having no HUD only meant that I could enjoy the beatiful and atmospheric settings of Lost Planet 3.

I recommend you pick up and try this game if it's on sale for $10 or less.
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12 of 19 people (63%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
6.6 hrs on record
Posted: May 14
Strengths
-Somewhat atmospheric
-Tolerable characters
-Gunplay is solid
Weaknesses
-Poor visual feedback for the effectiveness of your attacks
-Has no identity
-Weapon upgrades are uninspired (from what I played)
-Poorly implemented psuedo-open-world elements
-Excessive contextual actions (for the sake of a "cinematic experience") ruin the flow of gameplay

A depressingly mediocre game.
Instead of being about the over-the-top arcadey shooter giant monster action that the series is known for (and was cranked to 11 in LP2), Lost Planet 3 is instead an uninspired, "character-driven", "shoulder-hugging" TPS that feels like a bootleg version of Dead Space in more ways than one.

Gunplay is surprisingly decent. But the way the single-player campaign is formatted hurts it a great deal. You spend a lot of time trundling from point A to point B (either in your giant, slow - but still faster than on foot- robot, or through a myriad of bland contextual actions in caves), then pressing a button. Maybe shooting a handful of things along the way.
If it had instead been structured as stand-alone missions with non-stop action a-la Lost Planet 2, I might've been able to stomach more of this game. But the crappy open-world elements are just too clunky and uninteresting to hold my attention.

The fact that this game bears the Lost Planet name personally disgusts me. Literally every link it has to the franchise could be replaced with an original equivalent and the game would suffer nothing for it.
The Akrid could've just been generic aliens.
Thermal Energy could've just been a generic resource; it doesn't even function in the same way as it does in the previous games.
NEVEC could've been replaced with a generic corporation.

People looking to get into the Lost Planet franchise, stay away. Play Lost Planet 1 if you're looking for an atmospheric experience, or Lost Planet 2 if you're looking for an over-the-top shooter.
Existing Lost Planet fans, stay away from this game unless you wish to experience for yourself the bullet that killed the franchise you loved.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
15.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 15
Ok, so it's a cliche story, but it's done very well. The voice acting, cut scenes and visuals are all top notch, and it was really fun to play. Great optimization, so it runs like a dream. Not sure how/why it got such mixed reviews, but it was worth the playtime.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
9.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 15
Gorgeous game with a lot of heart, but lacks any innovative gaming mechanics that would make it stand out.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
10.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 14
Do you like Dances with Wolves? Are you a fan of Avatar? Then this is the game for you!!!

No joke, this game has a suprisingly compelling story, especially when compared to its predecessors.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 28
It's a pretty generic shooter about shooting bug monsters, only in a surprising twist, the game itself is buggier than the enemy design.
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 22
Its okay I guess? Bought from HumbleBundle with 1$ . Run well on my potato spec laptop .
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.4 hrs on record
Posted: May 21
If you aren't expecting this game to be a clone of 1 or 2 then you'll probably enjoy this game. The controls may take a bit to used to, but so far I'm enjoying it. The mixed reviews here are quite misleading. Imagine if Diablo 3 were on steam, you'd see the exact same complaints here when that released, that it's not like the first two. Those who haven't played the first two won't really care.

My only gripe so far are the controls. They did take a bit to get used to because the aiming feels floaty (console-ish), and the binds for the mech suit were clearly an afterthought. The story is interesting and it's a fun ride so far as well. I wouldn't recommend it at full price (currently $25), but maybe $15 at most.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 16
This was a suprisingly good game, I definitly Recomend this game not just to fans of the series but to anyone wanting to play a fun 3rd person shooter/ mech game.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
40.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 26
26-May-2016 : Finished main story + extras
Equipment : MSI GT80-2QE Notebook

REVIEW :
I haven't play the previous games, so I review it as a stand alone game rather than part of a franchise. I have mixed feeling about this game. The first half of the campaign is great, I really feel like I'm a rookie employee in an exteme condition planet stumbling upon a dark secret. But the second half is mediocre at best. The plot and storytelling is mediocre. Graphic quality is comparable to other 2013 A-list games while the game play is standard third-person shooter.

Overall it's still enjoyable experience. Only one thing annoyed me, there is no manual saves, only checkpoints. The checkpoints are far between and there is no option to skip in-game cutscenes. So everytime I died, I have to watch the same cutscene over and over again.

By the way, this game has great music soundtrack that really fit the game atmosphere. Setting the giant mecha on top of a mountain and just watching the sky while listening to the music is a breeze. Video-output the game to the projector and audio-output the music to the hi-fi sound system... and I'm lost in the planet ;)

CONCLUSION :
Recommended on sale price.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.6 hrs on record
Posted: May 13
I wish this game was more expansive. Having a fallout or just cause type map and sandbox type game would be epic. The utility rig is awesome, combat on foot is great.

The most dissapointing part is that there isnt more.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
4.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 15
The largest complaint people have about this game is that a large, cumbersome rig is large and cumbersome
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21 of 41 people (51%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 12
Why would they remove flippin Co-Op from Lost Planet 2?

Glad I got it in a humble bundle for a buck.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
6.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 22
Intersting game, with a somewhat intersting story.

It gives off a Borderlands/Fallout feeling at some times.
You get to drive a big construction mech with Gurren Langan GIGA DORILU.
It's a 3rd person fps shooter game, so the combat against meelee aliens is intersting.
You can climb hills roll jump over objects, it has mobility.
Multiplayer is kind of dead, so you should buy it for the single player only.
Don't buy your hunting riffle.

For a game dated back in 2013, -Hey that's pretty good.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
16.4 hrs on record
Posted: May 26
This game can get very repetitive and the rig battles take a lot of the enjoyment out of the gameplay. Completing missions often involves following guided points to a location, completing the objective, and then walking all the way back to base for the next mission. Returning back can take as much as 10-15 minutes sometimes. Getting fast travel at base helps this some, but does not completely deal with this problem. Combat is farily repetitive and enemies are rarely unique in form or attacks. Once a boss encounter occurs you often fight the same boss 2-4 times in a row to complete the objective. Rig battles consist of your character moving around in a mech without any guns. You claw, punch and drill enemies to kill them. The problem lies in the slowness of the mech unit with its attacks. Often times an enemy can get in 2 or 3 attacks before you can effectively get in a single blow. These battles often consist of QTE (quick time events) to beat the enemy which means you can't just pummel the enemy into submission despite having the tools to do so; it requires a certain repeatable pattern for each enemy type. I often found it easier to get out of the mech and fight on foot. I got this game for $0.25 as part of a bundle, but I wouldn't recommend it because it is too repetitive to get enjoyment out of.
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21 of 27 people (78%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
4.2 hrs on record
Posted: April 17
It's not bad, but it's also not great.

Shooting is decent: the guns feel powerful and the not-boss aliens are fun to shoot. They even splatter into pieces with a point-blank shotgun to the face.
The big walker section, where you move in your utility rig from A to B, aren't as fun. You move slow and are in a big clunky machine.
There's upgrades (bought with ingame credits enemies drop), but they aren't significant. Most updates are in the fashion of "10% extra damage/armor/ammo for X".

What kills it is how these elements have to come together in the campaign. The missions are uninteresting: go to this point on the map using your slow rig and turn a valve/press a button. But unsurprisingly, just before you can do this, there's some aliens in the way. Sometimes there's even a boss. Which is just a big alien with a big invisible healthbar with attacks you have to dodge every now and then.

It's not horrible, but there are better games more worth your time.
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