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European PSN releases for April 22

There's a whole gang of playable content to get excited about in this week's European PSN update, such as Lead and Gold, After Burner Climax, the Lost Planet 2 multiplayer demo and UNO on the PSP. However, we'd make a strong case that the highlight of this most recent batch of additions isn't...

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PSA: Lost Planet 2 multiplayer demo available for all Gold subscribers

Previously available only as a gift from Capcom or embedded inside blocks of ice, the Lost Planet 2 multiplayer demo is now accessible to all on Xbox Live Gold subscribers (it is multiplayer demo, after all). The demo allows up to 16 players to go at it on the game's Turbulent Jungle map. Two...

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Pair of Lost Planet 2 multiplayer maps to be GameStop pre-order bonus

Click to enlarge During its Captivate 2010 media event last week, Capcom revealed two additional multiplayer maps for Lost Planet 2. On top of the 10 maps included on the game disc, this pair of DLC maps will be used as a pre-order incentive (apparently exclusive to GameStop) and will also be...

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Lost Planet beta codes frozen in blocks of ice

Viral marketing is a strange beast. Example: Over the weekend, Capcom delivered several blocks of ice to eight different US cities. The catch: Each block of ice contained Lost Planet 2 merchandise and a code to get into the online multiplayer beta. The event went down this Saturday, so we're...

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Lost Planet 2 getting guest characters from Dead Rising, Monster Hunter

[Famitsu] A handful of Lost Planet 2 screenshots from Famitsu have revealed the game will borrow the stars of two more franchises: Frank West from Dead Rising and the Scaly Knife-Gun Dude from Monster Hunter, the latter being exclusive to the PS3 version of the game. For those of you keeping...

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Hands-on: Lost Planet 2 (single player)

I enjoyed the original Lost Planet, but I wouldn't call myself a fan. The third-person shooting was vanilla at best and frustrating at worst. The story and characters were forgettable -- really, do you remember any of it? But man, those bugs. The giant bugs and beasties, known as Akrid, were the...

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Capcom announces Lost Planet 2 demo charity program

Sure, you're probably excited to download the Lost Planet 2 demo so you can actually play the game, but did you know it will also help a good cause? Capcom has announced a new program that will see the company donate $20,000 to Music for Relief -- a non-profit organization "dedicated to providing...

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Japanese Lost Planet 2 Xbox bundle includes USB drive

Microsoft is putting forth its best effort in the hope that Japanese consumers who want to play Lost Planet 2 won't just buy it for the PS3, which they already own. The company has announced a Lost Planet 2 Xbox 360 bundle, to be released May 20 for ¥24,800 ($265) in Japan. The set includes a...

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Joyswag: Get into the Lost Planet 2 multiplayer beta

Do you want early access to the Lost Planet 2 multiplayer beta? We're giving away codes -- ten for Xbox 360 owners and ten for PS3 owners -- to get early access to Capcom's upcoming online shooter. How do you enter? Simply join our Facebook page. Then, check the page beginning around 5PM ET for the...

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Lost Planet 2 demo contains exclusive weapon usable in retail version

While previewing the competitive multiplayer mode of Lost Planet 2 yesterday, we confirmed with Capcom that the game's multiplayer demo (available now to some) will feature an exclusive weapon, the "MG SP," which will carry over to the final retail version of the game on Xbox 360 and PS3, provided...

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