Lost Planet 3 is a third person shooter about fighting monsters on a planet covered in ice. It also has mech combat, amazing writing, and fantastic boss battles.
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Pro Incredible storytelling
Games aren't really known for having great writing or performances, but Jim Peyton's story is awesome. He's a guy who's left his family on a work contract for years, hoping to make a better life for them. The game's great dialogue and eclectic cast of characters is wonderful. Even a generic NPC can spout some clever and funny lines from time to time.