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'Lost Planet' (X360) Coming to PC - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 13, 2007 @ 5:21 p.m. PDT

Lost Planet is a sci-fi action shooter set within the merciless frozen tundra of a hostile planet, humans struggle for survival as conflicts arise between man, the surrounding indigenous creatures and the monstrous beings that have invaded. The PC version will feature optimized gfx, DirectX9/10 support, better multiplayer lobby, etc.

Get the Lost Planet: Extreme Condition trailer off WP (17mb)

“With the resurgence of the PC gaming market, it was a natural decision for us to deliver the Lost Planet experience to gamers on this platform,” said Jack Symon, director, brand marketing, Capcom Entertainment. “By employing the latest and greatest technology available, the development team is able to tailor the game for this highly important audience.”

Combining a gripping single player campaign and intense multiplayer modes with support for up to 16 players online, Lost Planet is an epic gaming masterpiece. Enormous world maps unfold as players battle hostile creatures in blistering weather conditions across vast snow fields and blazing volcanic areas either on foot or in armed, robotic Vital Suits.

The PC version will feature enhanced graphics and effects to optimize the realistic presentation and explosive action in the game, including better shadows and more detailed textures, as well as higher monitor resolutions. In addition, the game will include a new lobby interface that has been adapted for the system. Players will have the option to play either using a mouse and keyboard or a gamepad controller. Capcom will also partner with NVIDIA on their “The Way It’s Meant To Be Played” program to showcase the incredible gaming experience that consumers can expect with a PC equipped with the latest NVIDIA GeForce graphics processors.

Lost Planet for PC is rated T for Teen by the ESRB and will be available in June for a suggested retail price of $39.99.

The PC version features XSI Ambient Occlusion, which the Xbox 360 version does not.

The bullet holes are more steric and deeply hollowed than the Xbox 360 version.

In the PC version, the resolution of the effects are much more enhanced than the 360 version.

The edge of the character’s shadow in the PC version is much smoother.

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