Written By: Travis Johnson
Capcom recently announced that [i]Lost Planet: Extreme Condition[/i], is in development for the Playstation 3 system and is scheduled to hit store shelves in early 2008.
[i]Lost Planet: Extreme Condition[/i] for the PS3 will be released with a host of new features not previously available in Xbox 360 console version. These new editions include 16 multiplayer maps and additional playable characters each with their own unique set of abilities.
The Playstation 3 version of [i]Lost Planet: Extreme Condition[/i] will include the following features:
• Frenetic action – Lost Planet is a fast-paced third-person shooter with all the depth, intrigue and intensity of a science fiction classic.
• Connect to gamers around the world via Playstation Network and participate in a variety of cooperative and versus battles with up to 16 players:
o Elimination – It’s every snow pirate for themselves in this death match mode where the victorious are rewarded for the most points earned.
o Team Elimination – You’re only as good as your teammates so strategy and cooperation is key in eliminating the opposing side.
o Post Grab – Teams are tasked with capturing and holding as many Posts as possible.
o Fugitive – One player is assigned as the “Fugitive”, and he or she will earn points for various actions (staying alive, killing enemies, capturing Posts). Dying deducts points and winning is determined when a maximum total is reached or when the score ticks down to zero.
• Foot and Vital Suit based gameplay – Command highly powered VS and weapons not only to help players traverse the treacherous terrain, but to eliminate enemies that lie ahead. Strategically switch between VS and on foot gameplay to best face each situation and challenge.
• Vast environments – Snowstorms, arctic winds, towering buildings and mountains of ice are all stunningly realized as battles occur above and below ground, creating a truly immersive and cinematic event of epic proportions.
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