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Feature: Alien ant harm

Earth Defense Force 5 review

2356. That’s how many van-sized ants Earth Defense Force 5 tells me I’ve shot, electrocuted, carpet-bombed, mortared and hammered into chitinous shards and umber mulch. All this since a bad day at work saw my security guard character roped into an increasingly absurd arms-race against gigantic invading alien frogs and their legion of insectoid thralls.

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Earth Defense Force 5 deploys with a heart full of song

EDF! EDF! One of my favourite 'guilty pleasure' games returns to PC today. Earth Defense Force 5 is the latest in Sandlot's main series (the third-party spin offs aren't much cop) of clever-dumb B-movie shooters. Dumb, because the game's script could have been lifted from Axe Cop, and the giant alien bugs look like wobbly stop-motion props. Clever, because there's a remarkably tactical co-op squad…

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Earth Defense Force 5 invades planet PC this week

Earth Defense Force 5, the latest of Sandlot's ridiculous B-movie themed shooters (not counting third-party spinoffs), is headed to PC. Earlier than I expected, too, as the UFOs land this Thursday, July 11th. As well as the usual armies of giant ants, spiders and wasps to blat by the hundreds with overpowered guns, this one adds giant humanoid frog-soldiers with regenerating limbs to the mix.…

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Earth Defense Force’s weirdo shmup spinoff is PC-bound

The very fact that the Earth Defense Force games exist is weird enough to begin with (they started life as part of a Japanese super-budget range, and grew into a cult hit phenomenon), but the fact that it has a multitude of spinoffs now (including a PS2-era strategy game) is just baffling. The latest of which - EDF 4.1: Wingdiver The Shooter - is now…

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