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Earth Defense Force 4.1's second mission pack is free right now

Lord knows I don't need a good reason to get back into Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair right now (too busy!), but I'm getting one anyway in the form of 23 extra missions. The game's second major DLC release, Mission Pack ...   read

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New EDF games bombard Europe in February

Europe is getting a double dose of campy sci-fi action on February 12, as both Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Dispair (PlayStation 4) and Earth Defense Force 2: Invaders from Planet Space (PlayStation Vita) are la...   read

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EDF Mission Pack 1

Earth Defense Force 4.1 has some new missions

Unsurprisingly, Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair is getting extra missions post-release. The first DLC pack, Time of the Mutants, released this week on PlayStation Network. It's $9.99 for 26 levels. A second pack, Extreme ...   read

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GOTY 2015

Mike Martin's picks for games that he picked in 2015

Hello everybody! Your (not so) favorite, foul-mouthed, perverted, shit-posting Community Manager here. 2015 was a helluva year for games. All bullshit aside, we are starting to see some truly amazing games come out. When I was a babby, play...   read

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EDF 4.1 review
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Review: Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair

I'm happy Earth Defense Force continues to exist. There's no shortage of modern video games in which your primary interaction with the world is shooting things, but so few of them are lighthearted, charming, or funny. I don't need every gam...   read

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Review: EDF2
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Review: Earth Defense Force 2: Invaders from Planet Space

Two words. Giant. Bugs. Also giant spaceships, giant kaiju, and giant explosions. If you're looking for campy sci-fi action on your Vita look no further than Earth Defense Force 2: Invaders from Planet Space.   read


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EDF 4.1 preview
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Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair still has framerate issues

Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair is an enhanced and extended version of EDF 2025 adding more levels, including a giant mech versus monster fight, a first for the series, though a majority of your time will b...   read

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EDF 2 Vita
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Earth Defense Force 2 strikes Vita this autumn

Everyone knows about Earth Defense Force 2017. For many of us, it was our first introduction to Sandlot's series of campy shooters, which involves saving the world from giant alien bugs. But that isn't where EDF got its start. It was aroun...   read

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I sure did kill a lot of giant bugs in the new Earth Defense Force on PS4

In the course of covering videogames, sometimes you go into an appointment knowing exactly what's going to happen. You know precisely how the game will play and what the demo will be like -- everything's just crystal clear. That's how my f...   read

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Here's a giant robot fighting a monster in the new Earth Defense Force

I completely missed that there's another Earth Defense Force on the way. Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair is an updated version of EDF 2025 for PlayStation 4 with additional content. Does that sound compelling? Don't ans...   read

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PS4 and Vita
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PS4 getting Disgaea 5, Earth Defense Force, Ys, Gundam and Senran Kagura

More news from Sony's pre-Tokyo Game Show conference. NIS is working on Disgaea 5 for PS4 after the recent Vita port of Disgaea 4. It's coming out in 2015. A new Hot Shots Golf meant to capitalize on the PS4's social functions is ...   read

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EDF reviewed
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Review: Earth Defense Force 2025

In 2009, American and European Xbox 360 players got their first taste of the popular Earth Defense Force PS2 series from Japan with the game's third entry, 2017, by developer Sandlot. The cult classic budget title featured frantic arcade ac...   read

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New trailer and screens for Earth Defense Force 2025

D3 Publisher is gearing up to release Earth Defense Force 2025 on February 18 in North America, and they've dropped more hype-inducing promotional material today. A new trailer, seen above, serves to remind once more that the bugs are...   read

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EDF 2025

Earth Defense Force 2025 lands February 18

D3 Publisher has announced the launch date for Earth Defense Force 2025 in the US. You'll be able to blast those bugs on February 18 when the game releases for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.  That's not all that is releasing, however...   read

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Earth Defense Force 2025 touches down in February 2014

Strike Force Lighting, EDF Operations here. The ravagers are preparing for another attack run in Earth Defense Force 2025 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The bugs are planning a joint strike on both North America and Europe in February of n...   read


Bugging out over new Earth Defense Force 2025 screens

Prepare for a new infestation this February with Earth Defense Force 2025, coming to Xbox 360 and PS3. Check out these new screenshots from Namco Bandai in our massive gallery and bug out with me. Help me get ready to blast massive bugs in ...   read

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The dual-wielding 'Fencer' of Earth Defense Force 2025

Here we have a video describing the capabilities of a whole new bug-crushing addition to the Earth Defense Force 2025 roster of unit types, which I believe is called the "Fencer," based on the trailer. The name's a bit odd, seeing as ...   read

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EDF 2017 Portable

Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable is going on sale

We've been given the heads up that Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable will be getting a temporary price reduction through April 2, 2013. While the original price is something I absolutely would have paid if I owned a PlayStation Vita, $29.99...   read

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EDF 2025

Earth Defense Force 2025 due in June 2013

The latest issue of Famitsu has some juicy details on the upcoming Earth Defense Force 2025, including a release window. In Japan, at the very least, bugs and buildings alike will see their downfall this June. Hopefully, those of us in the ...   read

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Giant bugs from space return in Earth Defense Force 2025

Just when you thought you were safe from the terrifying ravagers they've have inexplicably returned in Earth Defense Force 2025. Appealing to your baser instincts this game is, once again, all about killing robots and giant bugs ...   read

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New releases: Anarchy Reigns and not much else

Have you suitably recovered from bringing in the New Year? I hope so, because the first new releases of 2013 are upon us, and they may require your attention. This week's offerings aren't particularly bountiful, but you will get to kill a ...   read

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This EDF 2025 trailer has more of the good stuff

If you were perhaps disappointed by Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon and the tweaks made to this very particular series, the embedded footage of Earth Defense Force 2025 will be a pleasant sight indeed. For the record, I dug Insect A...   read


Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable release date get!

Strike Force Lightning, EDF operations here. You may notice that your PlayStation Vitas have been equipped with machine guns. Feel free to use them to shoot the hell out of the ravagers when they return in Earth Defense Force 2017 Port...   read


Earth Defense Force 2025 descends upon the West in 2013

A wise man once said "The only good bug is a dead bug." Truer words have never been spoken, and its best that you remember them. The conflict with the terrifying ravagers looks primed to spread to both Europe and North America in 2013. In a...   read


New batch of Earth Defense Forces 4 screens surface

Siliconera posted a whole mess of new screenshots for Earth Defense Forces 4, showing off the Air Raiders, a sort of support class providing health and targeting benefits to teammates while using air strikes, automated turrets and mines to ...   read

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