The new journey to the frozen planet E.D.N III, finds the protagonist Jim Peyton, a miner by trade, in even more extreme conditions. Jim finds himself working for Neo-Venus Construction or NEVEC, for short, searching E.D.N III for Thermal Energy and to make the planet ready for colonization.
Using both third-person and FPS view points, the player will take Jim into some of E.D.N III most treacherous zones, in order to help complete is contract, and soon enough he is met by the vial inhabitants known as, the Akrid.
Here are some screens that surely help convey the frigid climate and the inhospitable Akrid.
Capcom also detailed a lot of information about changes players will face on this new experience of Lost Planet 3
Return to extreme conditions – Taking the series back to its roots, Lost Planet 3 returns to E.D.N. III, delivering a dynamic game world that’s more dangerous than ever before
Brave the terrifying – Play as blue collar worker Jim Peyton, risking assignments in treacherous conditions to earn his hazard pay and return home to his family
Home away from home – Protect yourself from hostile Akrid and the unpredictable ice storms on E.D.N. III with your utility rig. Equipped with an assortment of tools you’ll need to learn to use the rig to your advantage in order to survive
Gameplay variety – Offering a mix of first person combat in the rig and third person gunplay on foot
Stormy weather – The ever changing weather system of E.D.N. III affects the way you play with conditions that create an imposing environment players will need to adapt to
Intense, cinematic experience –Developed with the Unreal Engine 3, Lost Planet 3 presents a visually stunning and unique terrain that impacts the gameplay
Killer enemies – The Akrid are back, bigger, angrier and demanding of a more tactical approach during combat
Save your energy – Harvest energy by planting thermal posts and use the supply to upgrade your weapons. The longer you leave your post in the ground, the more energy you’ll source… but this reward brings with it the threat of increasing Akrid reproduction, adding even more risks to the unstable environment. Will the reward be worth the risk?
Reveal the hidden truths of E.D.N. III – The uncharted world has many secrets locked away. Jim’s search for Thermal Energy will ultimately reveal further mysteries
Lonely Planet – Lost Planet 3 will support a full set of multiplayer modes that enhance players experience of the Lost Planet world
There is even more! E3 is known for its magnitude of information, and it wouldn't be complete without a trailer.
Fans of the Lost Planet series, can put on their parka and snow goggles to embrace the frozen planet when Lost Planet 3
is released in 2013.