Earth Defense Force 2025 begins in 2013

Earth Defense Force 2025 rallying troops in 2013
Giant bugs are making their way back to Earth, and their disposal is in the hands of the usual extermination team: the Earth Defense Force. The PS3/Xbox 360 sequel Earth Defense Force 4 is being localized for North America and Europe as Earth Defense Force 2025, for release in 2013.

The previous console release in the series, Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon, was handed off to frequent D3 collaborator and Matt Hazard studio Vicious Cycle. But EDF 4 is the work of Sandlot, the developer who originated the series as a low-cost "Simple 2000" game for PS2.%Gallery-173345%
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The Ravagers Have Been Spotted and Are Accompanied
by Giant Creatures in Their Return to Our Planet, Earth
Defense Force® 2025 Arrives in 2013 for Xbox 360® and
PlayStation®3 system

About Earth Defense Force 2025
Earth Defense Force 2025 is the long awaited
follow-up in the Earth Defense Force (EDF)
series from Japanese developer Sandlot. The
insects return from dormancy to end humanity
with over-the-top action and massive city-leveling
explosions that will entrench the EDF and the
citizens of Earth into a state of emergency.

Earth Defense Force 2025 is an action shooting
bonanza that arms players with their choice
of EDF soldier classes equipped with more
weapons ever in the series and the elite training
to exterminate menacing insects of all sizes in
the global quest to protect the world from alien

Featuring tons of missions, making it the most
ever seen in the series and the first to feature
four-player multiplayer on home consoles, Earth
Defense Force 2025 is an all-out battle against
the terrifying ravagers that have come back
stronger than ever in their mission to destroy
the planet. Be prepared to heed the warnings
of the upcoming insect raid in 2013 for the Xbox
360® video game and entertainment system
from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 computer
entertainment system.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.