Earth Defense Force 2025 Coming in 2013

Earth Defense Force 2017 developer Sandlot is returning to its goofy sci-fi shooter series with Earth Defense Force 2025, a four-player cooperative action game set for release next year on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

If you’re unfamiliar with the franchise, this is another chance to get on board with what is arguably the most absurd, exaggerated action of the generation.

EDF2025 retains the series’ staples, of course: shooting robots with rockets and destroying cities when you miss your mark amid the chaos of an alien invasion. This sequel promises more weapons than ever and the return of gigantic spiders and ants. Basically, it’s an Earth Defense Force sequel.

Sandlot’s flawed first EDF title on Xbox 360 was a big enough cult success to warrant bringing sequels to the West. Developer Vicious Cycle took over the series briefly with Insect Armageddon, which earned a respectable 7.5/10

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