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Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 2GB OC Edition Video Card Review

By: Shawn Baker | AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Aug 6, 2012 7:27 pm
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TweakTown Rating: 94%Manufacturer: Sapphire

Lost Planet 2

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Benchmark Demo

Timedemo or Level Used: Built in Benchmark - Test A Scene 1

Developer Homepage: http://www.capcom.com/

Product Homepage: http://www.lostplanet2game.com/

 

 

Lost Planet 2 is a third-person shooter video game developed and published by Capcom. The game is the sequel to Lost Planet: Extreme Condition which is also made by Capcom, taking place ten years after the events of the first game, on the same fictional planet. The story takes place back on E.D.N. III 10 years after the events of the first game. The snow has melted to reveal jungles and more tropical areas that have taken the place of more frozen regions. The plot begins with Mercenaries fighting against Jungle Pirates. After destroying a mine, the Mercenaries continue on to evacuate the area, in which a Category-G Akrid appears and attacks them. After being rescued, they find out their evacuation point (Where the Category-G appeared) was a set-up and no pick up team awaited them. The last words imply possible DLC additions to the game, "There's nothing to be gained by wiping out snow pirates... unless you had some kind of grudge."

 

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Lost Planet 2 numbers look good, we've got playable numbers at 1680 x 1050 and at 1920 x 1200 we've got a very solid 59 FPS. We'd probably slightly adjust one of our in game settings to bring that to just over 60 FPS, but considering the intensity of this engine, these are some impressive numbers.

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