Killing bugs is like a marriage: If you wanna keep the spark alive, you've gotta add some variety. If you feel a distance growing between you and the insects of Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon, the new Death From Above! Jet armor and Pounds of Pain! Battle armor weapon packs ($3 a piece, 15 weapons in each pack) may be just what you need to close the gap.

With 30 new ways to say "I miss you," isn't it time you remind that special bug in your life that he/she/it is the only insectoid menace that's worthy of your bullets?
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D3Publisher Releases Two Weapons Packs for Earth Defense Force®: Insect Armageddon™ Featuring 15 Weapons for In-game Customizable Armors

D3Publisher (D3P) today announced two weapons packs now available for Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon (EDF) for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. The downloadable content (DLC) features the Pounds of Pain! The EDF Battle Armor Weapons Pack, and the Death From Above! The EDF Jet Armor Weapons Pack and each one is available for a price of 240 Microsoft Points ($3) through the Xbox LIVE® online entertainment network and for $2.99 through PlayStation®Network for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon shipped to retailers last month and was named "Game of the Month – July 2011", by Games Radar.

The Pounds of Pain! The EDF Battle Armor Weapons Pack features a total of 15 exclusive brutal weapons designed to send those bugs 6 feet under! The pack will equip EDF's customizable Battle Armor with eight new weapons including the C9 Turnburl x Shotgun and Brux Fab Chowbrow Grenade Launcher that promises to obliterate insects upon impact. In addition, the Trooper and Tactical Armors receive exclusive upgrades of their own including the RLF -17 Floorboard Rocket Launcher and the VanSnaster SpreadBurst Assault Rifle.

The Death From Above! The EDF Jet Armor Weapons Pack includes 15 of the EDF's most powerful weaons in one supply drop. The Weapons Kit will equip EDF's flying Jet Armor set with eight exclusive weapons including the Plantain Ind. Torchee Sniper Rifle and Brewbreaux 08b-m Missile Launcher. In addition, Trooper and Tactical Armors also receive an exclusive set of upgrades including the El Gigante Rocket Launcher and the Wallagis 1776 L Missile Launcher.

Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon is developed by Vicious Cycle and is rated "T" (Teen – Animated Blood, Mild Language, Mild Suggestive Themes and Violence) by the ESRB. To find out more about Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon, please visit www.edfia.com and www.facebook.com/EarthDefenseForce.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.