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Gaming Lost Planet 3 Preview

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Meanmotion, 29 Apr 2013.

  1. Meanmotion

    Meanmotion bleh Moderator

    16 Nov 2003
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  2. David

    David μoʍ ɼouმ qᴉq λon ƨbԍuq ϝʁλᴉuმ ϝo ʁԍɑq ϝμᴉƨ

    7 Apr 2009
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    I remember reading reviews for the first game, and it got panned for poor optimisation - frames dropped to a slideshow in places, apparently. I think it was a bigger hit on the consoles though.

    Regardless, the reviews were enough to put me off, and I never got hooked in to the series. In fact, I don't think any of my mates has played them either - I accept that it's hardly a representative poll of the gamer population but, from my perspective, it's difficult to ignore it when combined with the poor reported reception on the PC - so I find it interesting (and commendable) that they've continued to develop for the PC.

    Maybe I'll have a look at them...
  3. Eiffie

    Eiffie What's a Dremel?

    11 Oct 2010
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    I enjoyed the first one quite a bit before my xbox red-ring-o-deathed and while I didn't care for the main characters too much or sometimes got lost in the later levels, I really enjoyed the style of gameplay. The on foot mechanics and mechs felt good enough and the weapons were easy to use and understand. The final boss was a total jerk though but just about every boss battle was really epic once you figured out a good strat.

    I played 2 at a friends and we did maybe 2-3 levels and put it down because of how terrible it was.

    I played the demo of LP3 at NY 2012 comic-con and enjoyed my time with it, not something I'd get at launch but maybe later on down the road.
  4. Stanley Tweedle

    Stanley Tweedle NO VR NO PLAY

    3 Apr 2013
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    Game will get an average rating at best. Lettuce not kid ourselves when we know the outcome. It's a console game and an average one at that.
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