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

    • 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
    • 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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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
7 of 9 people (78%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
5.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 1
Worst sequel ever, nothing like LP2.

The gameplay is basically a bunch of errand missions which is made even more terrible because you walk at the pace of a turtle, oh yeah and so does your gunless mech. I REALLY tried to give this game a chance beacuse LP2 was one of my favorite games but it's just soooo utterly boring.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 14
Psst... Capcom... turning Lost Planet into what is essentially a Hollywood sci-fi movie is not the way to go back to singleplayer. People liked Lost Planet because of how anime it was. It just needed to be "better", not "different". Unfortunately, now I think the series is dead. (Funny, because the game is a shameless clone of Dead Space. Get it?)
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
17.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 1
This game is.... good, it's not bad, but not too good, but not bad.... something like that.

Story is great, or i dare to say, the best among all Lost Planet series.

Easter eggs was everywhere and right on place.

Still don't understand why people hate it so much when first came out :/

Maybe because :
- there is no BLOOD ( dead space everyone ? )
- this is action adventure shooter game, with mild jumpscare, so play it with your heart, not your ego
- less open world, too much narrow space
- no rpg elements ( stats, armors, loots )
- main character was not memorable and no emotional development ( especially his face, they should made him good looking first )

This game kind of mixed bag... but it's great :)
Recommended for every sci - fi movie lover, especially alien.
Oh, and for good understanding, watch that movie first, believe me, that'll felt different
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
17.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 6
Very good game! Nice graphics, optimised gameplay and good story!
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 2
Everything about this game feels like a lackluster port of a mediocre Wii tie-in game. It never even came out for the Wii, but that's the best comparison I can make.

The controls feel like they were made for the Wiimote. The combat is repetitive and uncreative. The writing is so rediculously cliched that only a child could find it compelling.

Honestly, unless you are really itching to play a Wii game by Capcom (which is pretty much a genre of its own) don't buy this. It isn't worth your time.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
6.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 15
-disclaimer- First of all I did not complete this game, simply because when I bough this game I expected a more updated and badass version of what we had in lost planet 2, but instead what i got was a slow paced, boring hybrid of lost planet mixed with dead space. None of the over the top combat in lost planet 2 exists in this game and instead we get a slow moving train of feels about a protaganist missing his wife and child, now people are probably thinking 'er but you havent got to the good bit yet' and I agree, maybe I didnt give this game the chance it deserved, but after 7 hours of saying to my self 'maybe now it'll get good now' it just simply wasnt picking up and didnt deserve my time.Still a beautiful game though.
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1 of 3 people (33%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
6.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 5
LAG!!!! Every 10 minutes have to restart the game to reset the lag.

My PC use Windows 10 Ultimate, Intel i7, GTX 980, 16 GB RAM and can play any 2016 game without any issue.

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633 of 728 people (87%) found this review helpful
51 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 12, 2014
Giving a thumbs down to LP3 feels painful. It's got a lot of heart. The animations, the graphics, the voice acting, it's all wonderfully cinematic, and it's a loose sci-fi blue collar theme, with space contractors in a space wasteland planet trying to do science in the face of aliens everywhere. Your dude is a bearded contractor who gets messages from his wife and country music plays in his giant robot. Gamers in general don't see much manual labor so it's always nice to see stories that focus on that sort of hard work. That said, thematically, it's a bit of an odd mix since your average mission is to "go fix X, okay, all done? Good, now get back to the robot and march back oh wait there's 400 aliens between you and your robot. And this isn't a problem at all." What was the want ad for this? Space engineer, must be able to perform QTE repairs while shooting 4000 aliens. Still, they want it to work so bad, they fill this story with real heart.

But for all the glitz and polish it's just not that much fun. You walk places and walk some more then get in a robot and walk places with slow robot clomping and FINALLY you get to dive roll and shoot aliens and that part is actually kinda fun in a low budget Red Faction Armageddon sense but then you get to walk back and talk some more and walk and walk and climb and it's all just such a waste of time and then they expect you to go back to earlier locations for some dumb sidequests and there's just no way, no how.

It's clear the man hours went into this game that should, by the book, have created a solid fun, but forgettable AAA game. But the talent somehow didn't make its way to the final product. And it's a shame because so much love went into this but it just was not enough.

I would have watched the movie of this.
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846 of 1,017 people (83%) found this review helpful
81 people found this review funny
21.0 hrs on record
Posted: December 28, 2013
Fun little sim about being a typical petroleum extraction engineer in Canada
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335 of 398 people (84%) found this review helpful
45 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
8.3 hrs on record
Posted: March 15, 2015
Preface: I am not judging this game compared to its predecessors, since I did not particularly enjoy LP1 or LP2. That being said...

This game is not good. It certainly starts out well, the story is interesting, the graphics are pretty (especially given how well-optimized it is), the sound design is good, and the voice acting is solid. HOWEVER:

-The game is unbelievably easy (I played 95% of it with just the infinite-ammo pistol) except for random HUGE difficulty spikes
-The game world is incredibly small and stifling
-The "hostile" and "uninhabitable" world poses no threat at all (you can walk around in major storms to your heart's content)
-Controls are lazy and stupid (P is to pick up ammo! Why not the "use" button??)
-The cover system is the epitome of crappily-made. They don't even tell you it's there, which makes sense, since it DOES. NOT. WORK.
-The strategy for killing the akrids (including the bosses) is always the exact same (dodge as they charge, shoot when they're stunned)
-Fighting in the rig is beyond pointless (it's ALWAYS better to get out and fight in-person)
-The boss fights are ridiculously stupid (the one in the rig is mind-bendingly atrocious)
-Bosses are recycled all over the place (you kill the giant crab thing in 3 different boss fights alone)
-The game straight-up lies about button prompts ("W/A/S/D to turn wheel" really means "tap f repeatedly")
-The audio logs are filled with SO MANY juicy, lip-smacky, mouth-poppy sounds that it sounds like the mic is being eaten
-The base only has a few people you can actually interact with, so it feels lifeless
-It is completely arbitrary where/when you can grapple/repel
-There is no visual indicator of health (other than when you're near-death), and your ammo count vanishes and reappears whenever it feels like it (EDIT: I've been informed that your ammo count and the rest of your HUD disappear when you get too far from the mech)
-And so many other little tiny annoyances

If you're a more patient person than I am, you could probably put up with this game, and might even enjoy it. I, however, found it joyless, tedious, and boring. It is a paint-by-numbers, designed-by-committee, heartless blob of checklists, man-hours, and coding. Life is too short to slog through uninteresting crap, and this game didn't make the cut (for me). You may enjoy it, but please don't spend more than $5 on it.
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21.7 hrs
Posted: October 25
Quick Note: I haven't played Lost Planet 1 or 2.
- Played on Hard Difficulty
- Played with controller

I enjoyed playing this game for most of the time but it has some flaws which took the fun out of it from time to time.
The game is very story driven and has a decent story for that which won't blow anyone's mind but it does the job and has some enjoyable parts mixed into it. I always looked forward seeing the next video message i'd receive from my wife or those i'd send back to her, they are enjoyable but sadly there aren't a whole lot of them.

The sound in the game is just average, decent. I liked the quiet parts where you could hear water drip on the floor and get a good atmosphere going on but a little while after that it gets blasted to pieces by loud noises (which can get really loud at times). The voice acting does the job, i really liked most of the main characters voice acting and the other ones weren't atrociously bad either.

The game is also decent when it comes to gameplay, it's fun walking around in your rig and it feels fluid for being such a bulky machine. The shooting (mechanics) are just average with a decent variety in weapons, one complaint i have is the cover system, it's (as in many games) the same button to dodge/roll which can be annoying at times when you think it's safe to take cover but you roll right out of it when pressing the button.
Having played the game on hard mode got really annoying in certain parts. Boss fights sometimes felt like they were dragging on because of the amount of damage i had to deal to it and in certain parts you suddenly get flooded with enemies that gang up on you and can cause some annoying deaths.
My advice is to play the game on normal or easy if you just want to experience the game while avoiding unneeded frustration. It's not the hardest game but it can feel unfair.

Everything combined together the game is average/slightly above average and i'd recommend it since it's not as bad as you might think, don't buy it full price (it's €24.99 right now), wait for a discount or find one, a €10 pricetag seems worth it for this game.

And just a reminder, this game is made by the same team that made Turning Point: Fall Of Liberty and Legendary. What i mean by that is that Turning Point: Fall of Liberty had a lot of flaws and got crushed by reviews. Legendary is an improvement but still had some issues while in Lost Planet 3 they really improved and are showing progress in their work which is really nice to see. Keep it up Spark Unlimited.
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15.0 hrs
Posted: October 24
I've seen several of the reviews stating this is not Lost Planet 3 and I would have to agree, it should have been named Lost Planet: The Prequel. I think that might have assuaged other player's grievance with the significant changes in game play, primarily the lack of the traditional VS combat in lieu of piloting a construction rig around that was clumsy to control.

Other negatives are that the side missions don't really add much value to the game overall. I tried them for a bit and found them more tedious than anything else. Another is that your character runs very slow, yet hillariously can roll dodge faster to where you want to go. Finally, shotguns behave like single projectile rifles and grenades have very little, if any, splash damage.

Those negatives asside, I really liked the game. The characters had real depth, excellent voice acting and a plot that while not terribly original, was wonderfully executed. The game is viusally beuatiful and has great sound effects. The game play seemed far more like Dead Space combined with Any one of the Aliens series where you can pilot the Caterpillar P-5000 Work Loader including an Akrid class that seemed very similar to face huggers. If you stick to the core story line and don't buy it expecting to pilot VS suits, but still enjoy the Lost Planet story, this game will be a good choice for you..
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Rune Scorpio
24.6 hrs
Posted: October 22
Never played the first or second, but this was an enjoyable game. Nice graphics, good story.
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3.6 hrs
Posted: October 22
There is one word that can describe this whole game... Boring.

After only playing 3 and a bit hours I can say that the games more of a time waster than a challenge like the first two. When fighting enemies in this game they don’t pose a challenge, they are mainly there to waste time and add a fighting sequence that was once fun into a constant chore. The characters are boring making you not wanting to learn about them and how they change inside of the Lost Planet 3 Campaign.

I will recommend buying this on G_2_A as I picked it up for around £2.50; defiantly beating the £20 price tag Steam tries to sell you (or £30 for the complete package)

I have no opinion on the multiplayer as there’s no interest for me in that area.
The Graphics are great and it looks visually appealing (60fps on the playable parts and 30fps on the ‘movies’ on medium settings).

It’s a good time waster but if you’re looking for a decent single player, get the first one; or if you have friends get the second one as it has a co-op campaign.
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The Omperor
10.9 hrs
Posted: October 21
So long and so dull.

The cutscenes consist of you literally sitting in your mech and doing nothing or some no-brain, checklist, focus-group made character yapping about nothing.

No amount of QTEs, invisible hands pushing your character off cliffs, or falling catwalks will make you care about anything happening.

"A monster pops out of the snow and you kill it." Also you mine some orange goo.

Yeah, that's Lost Planet 3

Not Dead Space 3, Spark and Capcom.
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4.1 hrs
Posted: October 19
Product received for free
sorry but the gameplay and the story are terrible.
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2.0 hrs
Posted: October 14
Not lost planet at all, some wierd lgame that usese the title
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4.1 hrs
Posted: October 14
Liking it so far. Not like Lost Planet 2, by far, but still enjoyable. Haven't ran into many bugs, other than a crash and being stuck in an infinite falling animation which was fixed by a checkpoint load. Pretty decent imo. Didn't know Nicholas Cage has starred in a game until I saw the main character
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