Lost Planet 2 Still Full of Orange Goo

Lost Planet was a mildly successful game that debuted on the Xbox 360 back in its infancy period.  In those days there weren’t really many great games, so I gave this new franchise a chance.  It honestly wasn’t a bad game, but it didn’t really do anything for me, so I haven’t put much stock in the sequel which is due to hit store shelves the second week of May.  Although, after watching a new gameplay video my tune may be changing.

Lost Planet 2’s shining feature is its 4-player on-line co-op for the campaign portion of the game.  It looks like a blast to play with some buddies, but fear not, if you’re a complete tool with no friends you can still play with bots.  Hopefully that isn’t the case, but if it is maybe you should take a look in the mirror and figure out why you’re such a loser rather than playing video games by yourself all the time.

You’ll see in the video how much action is going on at once, and it looks like quite a good time.  The graphics look wonderful and there seems to be some arcade style scoring in the campaign, which should make for some interesting play with your buds.  Like I said earlier, I really didn’t have this game on my radar, but after watching this vid it’s starting to make a few blips.

If my crew is down with it I’ll probably be picking it up.  4-player co-op is a blast and it’s a shame more games don’t take this approach.  Hopefully Lost Planet 2 can capture the 4-player magic that Halo 3 and Borderlands mastered.  If it does I’ll surely add it to my collection to play with my digital bros.


You’ve been enlightened…

Via [Qj]


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Matt Heywood is the founder and EIC of where he strives to make you a better geek, one post at a time! When he’s not scouring the Internet for interesting nuggets of awesomeness he can be found in his secret lair enjoying the latest and greatest video games, taking pictures of toys, or talking Star Wars on EB’s Star Wars Time podcast show.