In Lost Planet, human snow pirates navigate VS (Vital Suits) through hostile ice-covered environments, fighting against the indigenous Akrid creatures for the precious thermal energy they need to survive. For one such pilot named Wayne, death almost seemed imminent until he was fortunately rescued. However, he can only remember a few fragments of his past including the slaying of his father by the monstrous beings. Yet under the veil of ice, a devious plot has been set into motion by NEVEC. What really happened to Wayne and how will his destiny become intertwined with NEVEC's plans?
Frenetic action - Lost Planet is a fast-paced third-person shooter with all the depth, intrigue, and intensity of a science ficiton classic.
Xbox Live enabled - An array of online gameplay possibilities await: - Downloadable content such as additional maps, missions, and weapons. - Online multiplayer cooperative and versus battles.
Foot and vehicle based gameplay - Command highly powered armed vehicles and weapons, including transformable snow vessels, not only to help players traverse the treacherous terrain, but to eliminate enemies that lie ahead. Or, strategically switch from vehicles to on-foot gameplay as dictated by the situation.
Vast environments - Snowstroms, arctic winds, towering buildings and mountains of ice are all stunningly realized as battles occur above and below ground, creating a truly immersive and cinematic event of epic proportions.
11 pulse-pounding single player missions and 8 intense multiplayer maps.