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  • Summary: Lost Planet 3 is the third entry in the Lost Planet series. With a variety of multiplayer modes and a cinematic single player experience, Lost Planet 3 dives deeper into the Lost Planet universe, uncovering hidden truths within the unique environment of E.D.N. III.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 17
  2. Negative: 1 out of 17
  1. Sep 23, 2013
    88
    Even if you haven't played any of the other Lost Planet games, Lost Planet 3 is a great game with a lot of action and a good story.
  2. Sep 13, 2013
    76
    The plot is gripping, the characters more sympathetic.
  3. Nov 22, 2013
    65
    In the end, Lost Planet 3 isn't all that bad. The gameplay is solid enough as long as you're on foot, and the story is well acted even if it doesn't end up being very interesting.
  4. Sep 19, 2013
    60
    As weird and ironic it sounds, given the score, this is the finest game in the Lost Planet trilogy, and the most successful title ever made by Spark Unlimited. Because compared to the abysmal Lost Planet 2, this mediocrity is a huge step forward.
  5. Sep 9, 2013
    55
    Just as how The Bureau: XCOM Declassified was a watered down focused tested version of Mass Effect, Lost Planet 3 feels like a watered down Dead Space. Any redeeming qualities of the Lost Planet franchise are dead and gone, leaving a husk of its former self.
  6. Aug 30, 2013
    50
    While it does what any shooter does, it doesn’t really do anything especially good or bad, putting the gamer in an awkward spot. You can’t really love it, and you can’t really point out anything to hate either. It just… is. Ugh.
  7. Sep 9, 2013
    40
    Only its relatively decent narrative along with its fine soundtrack buoys the Lost Planet 3 title up. Otherwise, it's just a shooter full of frustrating bugs. A game you've played innumerable times before.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 25 out of 51
  2. Negative: 15 out of 51
  1. Aug 27, 2013
    10
    Don't pay attention to the negative reviews. Those are based on expectations. This is a more story driven mature game than the first 2. If itDon't pay attention to the negative reviews. Those are based on expectations. This is a more story driven mature game than the first 2. If it was released with a new franchise name without the expectations, it would have been voted much higher for the excellent character and story development, with a little less frenetic action. Expand
  2. Sep 5, 2013
    10
    Very good story mode and graphics. Don't pay attention to the negative reviews.The gameplay is really fun at times and all together it makes aVery good story mode and graphics. Don't pay attention to the negative reviews.The gameplay is really fun at times and all together it makes a cool game in such an interesting setting! Expand
  3. Aug 27, 2013
    9
    Great jump forward in the Lost Planet games! This game is superior than the other two games (that I still enjoyed). The graphics are stunningGreat jump forward in the Lost Planet games! This game is superior than the other two games (that I still enjoyed). The graphics are stunning and the controls feel great. I still haven't beaten it, but after 6 hours I'm still entertained.
    P.S. To fully enjoy this game, you need at least 1 friend
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  4. Dec 1, 2013
    7
    yeah the gameplay and the graphics are average,but the story,characters,the good soundtrack and the well done voice acting will keep youyeah the gameplay and the graphics are average,but the story,characters,the good soundtrack and the well done voice acting will keep you playing this game seriously wanting to know what will happen.
    the game also has the a very good atmosphere. gameplay is not good but not bad too and the Rig parts are where the gameplay shines especially that fight with Laroche in the final hours of the game.
    there's also a radio in the rig but you won't get the chance to listen coz it's TEMPORARLY UNAVAILABLE for about 95% of the game. Damn that really pissed me off
    the game took me 13 hours and 26 minutes to finish with doing some side missions too
    i can only give it a 7.5. and i could've given it a 8 if the gameplay was better than this,coz killing humans really sucked in this game and if it had a bigger world and more sidemissions
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  5. Nov 4, 2017
    6
    LP3's main saving grace is the storyline. It has well made and interesting setting, some cool, believable and likeable characters, includingLP3's main saving grace is the storyline. It has well made and interesting setting, some cool, believable and likeable characters, including Jim himself. World the game takes place in does good job making you believe youre on a frontier, untamed planet with some neat looking vistas, dark moody atmospheric evironments enhanced by intimidating snow storms.

    Sadly where game fails to impress is the gameplay side. You spend long time amounts of just walking place to place in your rig, many missions and side activities are just busy work making you do rudimentary stuff, plus do backtracking several times to places youre fine with visiting just once. Shooting mechanics and overall gunplay is pretty big step down from previous 2 games, physics dont feel as robust, Jim feels weightless and guns feel very light with barely any feedback, gun sound effects also lack any punch and are just bare bone basic, making shooting sequences not that fun. Fighting akrid themselves dont feel as satisfying as before, boss fights dont feel as cool and human Nevec enemies are just plain boring foes to engage with.

    On PC game runs pretty much faultlessly at 60 fps on my GTX 650, except for rare odd micro freezes at times, also for a UE3 game it looks pretty well with decently detailed environments for a obviously lesser budget game, nice light effects and good looking snow in which your footracks get registered. Aswell if you pay attention Jim has some pretty good facial animations and overall structure adding to his believibility factor.

    This game has its sharm in places, i cant denie that, but its also brought down by generic game design which stops it from being something more better, mostly lacking that fun shooter gameplay finesse of previous 2 games.
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  6. Sep 2, 2013
    4
    Why did this even came on PC? DX9 Game with bad keyboard optimization and very "helpfull" boss checpoints, which let you see unskipableWhy did this even came on PC? DX9 Game with bad keyboard optimization and very "helpfull" boss checpoints, which let you see unskipable cinematics each time you die. Expand
  7. Dec 29, 2013
    0
    I'm giving it a zero score because I can't run it without a workaround. No game should crash upon opening for a substantial amount of people.I'm giving it a zero score because I can't run it without a workaround. No game should crash upon opening for a substantial amount of people. Before buying, google "lost planet 3 crashes upon opening". Today is December 29, 2013. It was released August 27. They've had plenty of time to update/put out patch.

    Just pathetic.
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