Lost Planet 2, the sequel to Lost Planet™: Extreme Condition, the landmark third-person shooter that sold over 2.3 million units worldwide, is now available on Steam!
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Release Date: Oct 15, 2010

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The larger than life action of Lost Planet 2, comes to PC! Lost Planet 2 is the sequel to Lost Planet™: Extreme Condition, the landmark third-person shooter which debuted on Xbox 360 and went on to sell over 2.3 million units worldwide after its release. Lost Planet 2 offers deeper insight into the world of E.D.N III and the uncertain fate of future mankind.
Already acclaimed for its visual accomplishments from the console versions, Lost Planet 2 will define the 3D experience on the PC. Stunning environments will immerse the player in NVIDIA Vision Surround technology, and the rebalanced gameplay and streamlined control mechanics make Lost Planet 2 PC the ultimate Lost Planet experience.
A decade has passed since the events of the first game, and the face of E.D.N. III has changed dramatically. Terraforming efforts have been successful and the ice has begun to melt, giving way to lush tropical jungles and harsh unforgiving deserts. Mankind has engaged in a civil war to take control of the precious Thermal Energy that powers weapons and vehicles on E.D.N. III and resulted in a separation into various factions.
Players will control heroes from each faction across 6 interconnected episodes, viewing the war from the perspective of each, creating a truly unique interactive experience. With this concept, players will have the opportunity to engage in the story in a much more dynamic way as plot threads evolve from different players’ perspectives.
The intense and action-packed campaign mode comes with the ability to form teams of up to 4 players online. Beyond the deep single-player and co-op modes, Lost Planet 2 is loaded with extensive multiplayer modes allowing up to 16 players to compete online, each with their own customizable avatar.
No action game would be complete without an arsenal of weaponry, and Lost Planet 2 has a huge variety of hardware for players to unleash on unsuspecting enemies. Machine guns, shotguns, rocket launchers, lasers, sniper rifles, grenades and a host of other weapons are scattered across the game. The grappling hooks that made the gameplay in Lost Planet a true 3-D experience are back, allowing gamers to gain tactical advantage by moving to elevated locations quickly.
Lost Planet 2’s biggest weapons come on two legs: the heavily armed and armored robotic Vital Suits return in greater numbers and variety than the first game. There are VS that transform into other vehicles, hold up to three players and some that even take multiple players to operate.

Key Features:

  • Co-op action: Team up to battle the giant Akrid in explosive 4 player online co-operative play. Teamwork is the player’s key to victory as the team is dependent on each other to succeed and survive.
  • Massive scale of enemies: Players skill on the battlefield and ability to work as a team will be tested like never before against the giant Akrid. Players will utilize teamwork tactics, new weapons and a variety of vital suits (VS) to fight these larger-than-life bosses.
  • Beautiful massive environments: Capcom’s advanced graphics engine, MT Framework 2.0, and DirectX 11 support will bring the game to life with the next step in 3D fidelity and performance. See Lost Planet 2’s world through new eyes, with support for hardware tessellation and compute shader.
  • Deep level of character customization: Players will have hundreds of different ways to customize their look, nom de guerre, emotes, and weapons to truly help them define their character on the battlefield. A wide array of customizable abilities range from taking less damage, to running faster to operating data posts quicker
  • Rewards System: Players will receive rewards for assisting teammates and contributing to the team’s success
  • Multiplayer: Compete in 16-player multiplayer matches with nine different maps and 5 different game modes including Data Post Battle, Akrid Egg Battle, Fugitive, Elimination and Team Elimination. Additional maps will be available as downloadable content after the game’s release.
  • Exciting new VS features: Based on fan feedback, the team has implemented an unbelievable variety of Vital Suits and new ways to combat VS’s. The new VS system will have a powerful impact on the way the player takes to the war zone in Lost Planet 2.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP, Vista
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo, AMD Athlon X2, or faster
    • Memory: 1GB+ (Windows XP); 2GB+ (Vista)
    • Graphics: Shader Model 3.0 or higher; NVIDIA GeForce 7800 Series, ATI Radeon HD 2400 Pro, or higher
    • VRAM: 256MB or more (Not guaranteed to run when shared with main memory)
    • DirectX®: DirectX 9.0c or higher
    • Hard Drive: 13.0GB free space
    • Sound: DirectSound Support (DirectX 9.0c or higher)
    • Other Requirements: Internet connectivity
    Internet connection required for game activation.

    To play online, activate an online account using a product key. Limit one account per key. One product key included.

    Games for Windows–LIVE System Requirements: Multiplayer play and other LIVE features included at no charge; games may offer additional downloads that may require additional fees. LIVE is not available in all countries, visit http://www.gamesforwindows.com/live/countries for more information.
    Features and system requirements may change without notice. Subject to Terms of Use (at http://www.gamesforwindows.com/live/termsofuse). Broadband Internet service required (sold separately). Some broadband services may not work with LIVE and performance may vary. Under 13 requires parental consent. See http://www.gamesforwindows.com/live for full details.

    You must accept the enclosed License Agreement.
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Otiose Nexus
( 32.4 hrs on record )
Posted: July 27
Take the giant creatures from Monster Hunter, the shooting and punchyness of Gears of War (plus some of the bro love), install some giant mechs from Mech Warrior, add the manic, over the top ridiculousness of Takeshi's, strike a pose and then you got yourself Lost Planet 2.

The real magic of this game is the multiplayer, but alas that was tied to Games fo Windows Live (GWFL). This was a bit of a mistake, GWFL was a horrendous beast. Still.. once you got past that ugly beast of a DRM gate there where greener pastures.

Not one for PVP my view is mostly of single-player and co-op. With the depth and breadth for weapons to choose from, the class and unlocks, missions rankings and awesome boss fights with different approaches, the game has a great deal of replayablility, I personally already played it on console many times over and bought another copy on PC hoping to play with others.

As a side note most negative reviews for this game appear to be about Games for Windows Live. While you can say that this is at the fault of the game developers and is reflective of the game itself I personally feel that that is unfair. GWFL is horrific and the game would be better without it, but once overcome the game is still just as enjoyable. As for the game itself it is well reviewed from what I can see (though I am clearly bias).

There are fixes for problems related to GFWL, I suggest heading to the forums first and checking to see if there are fixes available for you and your system before purchasing, and if they don't work you can always get a refund!
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atmospheric
( 146.4 hrs on record )
Posted: July 26
This game is a mess, but not a total complete disaster of a mess. The story is totally disjointed, the interface feels half-finished, the single-player is just multiplayer with (stupid) AI instead of real 13 year-olds telling you they slept with your mom. That being said, you get to fight gigantic bugs with a variety of weapons, including mechs, and the multiplayer is probably fun, assuming you can find enough 13 years olds that have been intimate with your mother. I'd say its worth about 5 dollareedoos, max.
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camillealexandre
( 3.0 hrs on record )
Posted: July 14
windows live.....
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RedShirt
( 32.7 hrs on record )
Posted: July 10
This game is "Shoot the weak point for massive damage" perfected if you can get the terrible online ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥t to work it is one of the funnest games to play with friends. I wish there where more games like this. 7.5/10 (would be 9/10 if the coop windows live thing didn't suck ♥♥♥)
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Ug Lee
( 42.4 hrs on record )
Posted: July 8
This is probably one of, if not, my favorite Co-Op game out there. Yeah, there are a few hurdles you have to go through to get this game to work (Thanks, GFWL), but once you do, you're in for one hell of a time.

Lost Planet 2 is the sequel that not only does as well as the first game, but does it BETTER. The only gripe I could say is that the Story is very cheesy, but not to the point where'd you hate it. The main focus here is the gameplay, and it's just great! The story mode, alone, is alright, but not as fun, (Sound familiar, Resident Evil 5?) With at least 1 person or a full lobby of 4, including yourself, you're in for one hell of a time. There's also an option too to turn on Friendly Fire, so if you wanna have some even more fun dicking around, you know what to do. If using the same weapon over and over isn't your cup of tea, then no worries! Lost Planet 2 includes a customization option that is very vast. From the look of your character, to your guns, to abilites (That change how you play a bit), and even Emotes. Ever wanted to pose like the Ginyu Force with your friends with everyone wearing a Servbot Mask? You can do that! Have you wanted to mow down giant creatures and mechs alike with a shotgun that shoots confetti and a grenade with an explosion so big that it gives Micheal Bay a raging erection? You can do that! Do you want to take one mech and find another only to find out that you can transform it, Power Rangers Style, and make it one of the most badass machines to pilot? You can do that!

Lost Planet 2 is one of those games that stuck out to me in a good way, and for good reasons. If you are going to get this game, get this with a friend. Unfortunately, the servers have absolutely NO ONE playing, so good luck trying to find a party of people playing the game. Other than that, this is one game that I whole heartedly recommend.
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CanadianGator
( 7.9 hrs on record )
Posted: July 6
It's a great co-op shooter! Bring friends - the AI are useless ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥s, though not as much as Sheva Alomar is. At least you don't lose if they die.

Story time! NEVEC, the Big Bad Evil Corp, made the frozen planet warm, and everyone loves them for it. This game documents the few days it's still warm before, of course, they make it cold again. You play as several kinds of people who live on the planet - mercenaries, corp soldiers, pirates, that kind of thing. Of course, it's a shooter, so you'll be shooting aliens and other people.

The gameplay's really entertaining. Fun guns, cool mechs, giant aliens, and plenty of explosions - how can I say no?
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Queble
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 4
Games for Windows Live. It's broken and you can't save if you can't log in. If you have the patience to wrestle with it then my issue isn't relevant, seeing as others have managed to get it going.
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Pain
( 9.0 hrs on record )
Posted: July 3
only get this with 3 other people and if its 5 bucks. Pretty fun co-op tho
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finalxnoodles
( 21.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 3
pros: - fought inside king dodongo and he pooped me out
- finally on sale for $5USD
cons: GFWL, and never coming to steamworks
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Cynical Cake
( 10.9 hrs on record )
Posted: July 3
one of the best coop games out there, period.

you need more reasons ?
there you go:
-lots of weapons to chose from
-great customization options for characters
-lots of different enemy types
-extremely huge bosses, that are actually hard to take down
-many coop gameplay mechanics
-and the game still looks really good up to this day

just go out and buy it
~yes, you can get the online coop to work within a few minutes, despite having GFWL
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25 of 28 people (89%) found this review helpful
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Recommended
28.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 27
Do you like Monster Hunter?
Do you like mechs?
Do you like playing with your friends?
Just buy the damn game already.
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23 of 35 people (66%) found this review helpful
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Not Recommended
2.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 30
♥♥♥♥ WINDOWS LIVE
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12 of 16 people (75%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 30
When i saw all the negative reveiws i was baffled. How could one of my favorite games get a harsh rating by people. I get it now. Games for windows live is such a ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ clunky out of date pile of disgusting crab S H I T i have ever had the displeasure of dealing with. Ohhhh, you say go to their help site theyll help guide you through it. NOW THATS A GOOD ♥♥♥♥ING JOKE. ill give you a good ♥♥♥♥in' idea of how that went

OOOPS THIS PAGE DOESNT EXIST.

♥♥♥♥ this ♥♥♥♥ i hope to the great doob in the sky that one of the foul creatures who created this Games For windows live is reading this, just know your a D I C K H E A D
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17 of 26 people (65%) found this review helpful
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Not Recommended
4.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 28
Games for Windows Live
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7 of 10 people (70%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
66.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 2
This game would be 100% awesome if it weren't for the Games for Windows Live piece. I have spent many hours playing this game, but when I came back to it and didn't remember my GFWL credentials (and had no way to recover them because the email I used was hosted by a place that no longer exists) I am up a creek. No way to recover my GFWL account to activate to the (now dead) GFWL service, no way to transfer my license to my other Microsoft account and no response at all from Capcom Support.

-BUYER BEWARE-
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
51.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 28
I'm glad time has redeemed this game.

Back when Lost Planet 2 was first released, there was heavy criticism and sales were poor (or so some sites claimed). My crew and I didn't care. We played and replayed the game together countless times. Nowdays I see this is held in better regard by users - well-deserved.

The campaign action is just flat-out fun and never gets stale thanks to much awesomeness. For starters, there are loads of ways which you can complete stages. Want to be your team's sniper? Grab that rifle and bring it with you to the next stage. If not, grab that shield and earn bonuses for defending against bazookas and mech fire, or just jump on that gun turret over there and fire in your enemy's general direction. Go around a side path and solo 2 big akrid while your team goofs off. Grapple onto a giant boss's limb and pump entire magazines of bullets into its weakpoint while it's actively stomping your allies.

Want more awesome? Go into space skinned as a chick in skimpy armor and watch yourself do awesome things in character-accurate cutscenes. Battle in every 80s American movie classic setting - "battle in the jungle!", "battle in the slums!", "battle in the docks!", "battle on desert trains!". All this wrapped in a patriotic story about violent and ruthless war tribes united against a threat to their very planet (I won't lie, it took me like a year to understand this plot but there it is).

Whatever GFWL hassles people complain about, you can power through them. Hundreds of us have, and we're out here on helicopters shooting angry ice bugs. Grab some friends, or join some randoms who'll steamroll every stage for you. I promise, you'll only wish this whole ride lasted longer.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
19.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 28
Product received for free
"NEVEC, more formally known as NeoVenus Construction, is a military group, currently aiming to, according to Ex-NEVEC, allow the Over-G Akrid to reach it's final form and then exterminate it taking all the thermal energy and leaving the planet's inhabitants to die."



NEVEC IS ♥♥♥♥ING SAVAGE BRO, BUY THIS ♥♥♥♥ MANG
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 1
One of my favourite game I ever played! Just gorgeous :)
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
42.4 hrs on record
Posted: July 8
This is probably one of, if not, my favorite Co-Op game out there. Yeah, there are a few hurdles you have to go through to get this game to work (Thanks, GFWL), but once you do, you're in for one hell of a time.

Lost Planet 2 is the sequel that not only does as well as the first game, but does it BETTER. The only gripe I could say is that the Story is very cheesy, but not to the point where'd you hate it. The main focus here is the gameplay, and it's just great! The story mode, alone, is alright, but not as fun, (Sound familiar, Resident Evil 5?) With at least 1 person or a full lobby of 4, including yourself, you're in for one hell of a time. There's also an option too to turn on Friendly Fire, so if you wanna have some even more fun dicking around, you know what to do. If using the same weapon over and over isn't your cup of tea, then no worries! Lost Planet 2 includes a customization option that is very vast. From the look of your character, to your guns, to abilites (That change how you play a bit), and even Emotes. Ever wanted to pose like the Ginyu Force with your friends with everyone wearing a Servbot Mask? You can do that! Have you wanted to mow down giant creatures and mechs alike with a shotgun that shoots confetti and a grenade with an explosion so big that it gives Micheal Bay a raging erection? You can do that! Do you want to take one mech and find another only to find out that you can transform it, Power Rangers Style, and make it one of the most badass machines to pilot? You can do that!

Lost Planet 2 is one of those games that stuck out to me in a good way, and for good reasons. If you are going to get this game, get this with a friend. Unfortunately, the servers have absolutely NO ONE playing, so good luck trying to find a party of people playing the game. Other than that, this is one game that I whole heartedly recommend.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
10.9 hrs on record
Posted: July 3
one of the best coop games out there, period.

you need more reasons ?
there you go:
-lots of weapons to chose from
-great customization options for characters
-lots of different enemy types
-extremely huge bosses, that are actually hard to take down
-many coop gameplay mechanics
-and the game still looks really good up to this day

just go out and buy it
~yes, you can get the online coop to work within a few minutes, despite having GFWL
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