The conflict against the space bugs has rocked Japan for a few months now and today, we learn the enemy will be on our doorstep in only a few week's time. Brace yourselves, soldiers – Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable will be available as a PS Vita download through PSN on January 8 in North America.

Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable is a remake of the campy Xbox 360 original, in which a ragtag group of multi-national soldiers take on seemingly unrelenting hordes of alien bug invaders. It's a pretty easy story to grasp – the only good bug is a dead bug, after all.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.