Earth Defense Force 5 Announced for PS4
Today, D3 publisher took the stage during Sony’s Tokyo Game Show press conference to announce ‘Earth Defense Force 5’, the latest entry in the camp classic sci-fi shooter franchise.
‘EDF’ is an extremely simple series of games, but they have a knowingly silly sense of humor riffing on franchises like ‘Starship Troopers’, and keep things light enough to be extremely fun throughout, and 5 looks no different. It’s due out in Japan in 2017, and while no US release has been announced just yet.
Check out the Trailer:
“A guilty pleasure to those who play it and an ugly mess to those who don’t, the Earth Defense Force series started life as a throwaway budget title for the Japanese PlayStation 2 and . . . well, I was going to say grew into something much better, but not really. Over the course of multiple games spanning multiplae hardware generations, it’s pretty much stayed the same. The animations are horrible, the voice acting is the worst, and the gunplay is sloppy, but somehow it all comes together into the perfect B-movie gaming experience.
Teased by D3Publisher earlier this month, Earth Defense Force 5 continues the grand tradition on Japanese PlayStation 4 next year. At this point I imagine the developers have to actively work to make games so horrible that they’re great.”
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