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Mankind left Earth 80 years ago in order to build a life on the planet E.D.N. III. As the colony grew, humanity encountered The Akrids, a bug-like alien race that declared war on the humans for intruding on their territory. The humans didn't have any effective means to defend themselves and had to retreat from the planet. During the course of the retreat, a young man named Adam had his father killed by a Akrid named "Green Eye". Scientists soon discovered that the Akrids were a source of precious thermal energy, stored inside their bodies. This needed resource gave humanity an economical reason to fight back. On Earth, the Vital Suit was developed, a heavy weapon mech-like vehicle, Returning to E.D.N. III, Adam is among the many Vital Suit pilots, and seeks to avenge his father's death.

Lost Planet: Extreme Condition is a 3rd-person shooter. Controlling Adam, the player makes war on the Akrid armies. Adam's main objective is to destroy Akrid hives, and ultimately defeat "Green Eye" but there will be several goals for him to complete along the way. Adam can hold two weapons and one type of grenade at the same time. In addition, Adam can find different Vital Suit upgrades to give himself new abilities. Since it's very cold on the planet, thermal energy is needed to survive and restores health energy. In order to get it, Adam can either activate Data Posts or destroy things that have it in them like exploding barrels or enemy Akrids. The thermal energy stored slowly decreases over time and needs constant replenishing.

Lost Planet: Extreme Condition also features a multiplayer mode where players can go online and play in four different game-modes against up to 16 other players. Besides the usual Deathmatch and Team-deathmatch; there is "Station Control", where players try to find and activate data posts on the map and "Fugitive", where one player flees from all the rest killing opponents and waiting for the timer to count down.


Lost Planet: Extreme Condition Windows These bugs are easy to fight but come in great numbers.
Lost Planet: Extreme Condition Windows Anther Vital Suit ready to beat the hell out of anything with more than 2 legs. (Ingame cutscene)
Lost Planet: Extreme Condition Windows Wayne found a RPG and puts it to good use.
Lost Planet: Extreme Condition Xbox 360 Prologue

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Lost Planet: Extreme Condition Screenshot
Lost Planet: Extreme Condition Screenshot
Lost Planet: Extreme Condition Wallpaper
Lost Planet: Extreme Condition Wallpaper

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Critic Reviews

Gamezine Xbox 360 Jan 13, 2007 18 out of 20 90
GBase - The Gamer's Base PlayStation 3 Mar 08, 2008 8.5 out of 10 85
Play.tm Xbox 360 Jan 29, 2007 84 out of 100 84
JustPressPlay Xbox 360 Apr 12, 2007 8.3 out of 10 83
GameSpot Xbox 360 Jan 12, 2007 8.1 out of 10 81
GamingHeaven / DriverHeaven Xbox 360 Feb 07, 2007 81 out of 100 81
UOL Jogos Xbox 360 Jan 25, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
TTGamer Xbox 360 Jan 21, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Imperium Gier Windows Sep 17, 2007 7.8 out of 10 78
TTGamer Windows Jul 04, 2007 6.5 out of 10 65


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In May 2008 the original game was re-released for the Xbox 360 and Windows with additional features as Lost Planet: Colonies.


According to publisher Capcom, Lost Planet: Extreme Condition has sold 1.6 million copies worldwide since its initial release (as of June 30, 2016).


Lost Planet: Extreme Condition is the first retail game to showcase DirectX 10 technology.

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