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Review: Lost Planet 2 - Xbox 360

by Steven Williamson on 6 May 2010, 11:15 4.25

Tags: Capcom Lost Planet 2, Capcom (TYO:9697), Xbox 360, PS3, FPS

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It's all about the co-op play

What is it about?
Lost Planet 2 is the sequel to Capcom’s snow-covered, creepy crawly-infested third person shooter. Set 10 years after events in the first game the snowstorms and arctic winds have disappeared to give way to a varied environment of lush tropical jungles, sea-swept mountains and desert regions that are a stark contrast to the likes of submarine docking bays and space stations where you'll fight a variety of foot soldiers and Akrid.

The giant insects return alongside the likes of Carpetbaggers and Sand Raiders in an attempt to stop you and your three snow pirate team-mates from seizing control of their home planet of E.D.N III. There’s a return of some old enemies alongside plenty of new ones as you utilize a vast range of weaponry and heavily armed VS mechanical Suits to take out the bad guys and pulverise the big bosses at the conclusion of each of the six episodes.

This time around Lost Planet 2 claims to be bigger and better with larger creatures, tactically challenging gameplay and even more explosive weapons to take advantage of. Let’s take a look…

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