The newest addition to the Lost Planet series has been announced and will introduce a new protagonist in Jim, a rig pilot who has left Earth to take on a lucrative contract on E.D.N. III. Jim will be working for Neo-Venus Construction (NEVEC) who are attempting to prep the planet for colonization. Jim will be tasked with locating the the planets natural source of thermal energy and along the way will have to battle the treacherous terrain and indigenous Akrid.
Lost Planet 3 will deliver a diverse range of gameplay including on-foot battles and intense first person action. With a number of multiplayer modes and a compelling single player experience, Lost Planet 3 will delve deeper into the Lost Planet universe, uncovering hidden truths within the unique and dynamic environment of E.D.N. III.
Return to extreme conditions – Taking the series back to its roots Lost Planet 3 returns to E.D.N. III, delivering a dynamic battle field that’s more dangerous than ever before with an ever changing climate that will affect the way you play
Reveal the hidden truths of E.D.N. III – The uncharted world has many secrets locked away. Jim’ search for T-Energy will ultimately reveal further mysteries
Brave the terrifying – Play as blue collar worker Jim, risking assignments in treacherous conditions to earn his hazard pay and return home to his family
Lost Planet 3 is being built using the Unreal 3 engine and will boast stunning visuals as well as a mix of 3rd person on foot gunplay and 1st person action inside Jims utility rig. Capcom has indicated the LP3 will support a “full set of mulitplayer modes” that promise to expand and enrich the Lost Planet experience.
The game is slated for a 2013 release and will be available on PC, Xbox 360 and Playstation 3.