Post Thumbnail

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, 1...

August 9th 2011 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Reports are coming in that local GameStop stores have taken to selling the new Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon early this weekend. The title's not due out until Tuesday in North America, but we called our closest purveyor of giant ant-killing interactive entertainment, and sure enough, the...

July 3rd 2011 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Okay, let's see if we can get this straight. Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon is the first game in the series to be developed outside of Japan. As part of its promotion for the Western release of this game, D3 Publisher sent Western press (like us) the following Japanese trailer, which is a...

May 25th 2011 at 10:32am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

It's natural to worry about the new Earth Defense Force game, Insect Armageddon. D3 has taken the series away from developer Sandlot and handed it to a Western team, its own Vicious Cycle, best known for the Matt Hazard series. However -- and this works out in the new game's favor -- the EDF game...

March 7th 2011 at 6:00am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

If Earth's bugs seem a little more skittish than normal, it's with good reason: They finally know exactly how many days they have left. According to the game's official Facebook page, Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon will ravage our six-legged friends on July 5. The page also says that the...

February 24th 2011 at 9:30am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

We're already getting tired of the voice clips in this Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon footage. That's kind of a bad sign. We're taking the preponderance of jetpack-based action in the trailer, however, as a good sign. You can mute a game, but TV remotes don't have "add jetpack" buttons. %Gal...

October 5th 2010 at 9:30am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

D3 Publisher's least embarrassing budget game series, Earth Defense Force, is returning this spring on Xbox 360 and PS3 in Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon. The tiny amount of media released by D3 so far, including a teaser trailer after the break, suggests that this new game has a lot in comm...

September 21st 2010 at 12:30am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Who would have thought that Earth Defense Force 2017, one of our guiltiest current-gen pleasures, would ever get a proper sequel treatment? Certainly not us -- which explains why we were (kind of) surprised when D3Publisher announced Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon for 360 and PS3 earlier to...

September 17th 2010 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

D3's Earth Defense Force 2017 wasn't a great game, but it holds a rather special place in our hearts. The campy action game had you running around, rocket launcher in hand, blasting apart swarms of giant alien invaders. Pretty much everything exploded on the screen, making it one of gaming's great...

September 8th 2010 at 3:00am 0 Comments