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We've got tickets to the Lost Planet launch event in San Fran

Capcom is pulling out all the stops for Lost Planet, their upcoming third-person shooter, including a bash in San Francisco.

The details: The event is being held this Thursday, from 8pm to midnight at the San Francisco Concourse Exhibition Center - East Hall (it's here). There will be a multiplayer tournament ("Winners receive fabulous prizes and then face off with ... the Lost Planet development team!"); the Lost Planet development team will be signing things (Peter Moore is getting his other bicep signed); you can "watch Master LEGO Builder Nathan Sawaya creating LEGO masterpieces on the fly"; make your own Lost Planet t-shirt; free grub and drinks; and "the first 50 gamers through the door get exclusive t-shirts." Phew! Capcom knows how to throw a party!

In the area and want to go? You can sign up for a first-come, first-served spot on their page (username: Genesis / password: 111). Or -- if you'd rather not risk being denied -- they've graciously offered Joystiq readers 25 passes to the event which guarantee admittance. (Fine print: You must be 18 or older to attend, and agree to provide Capcom with your name and email address). All you've got to do is tell us the biggest thing you've ever lost. Certainly it couldn't be larger than a planet (tsk, tsk Capcom). Maybe a loved one?

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