Reviews and Problems with Earth Defense Force 2025
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18 April 2015
Summary: Does anyone remember the old cartoon Defenders of the Earth ? It starred characters from older pulp comic strips: Flash Gordon, The Phantom, Mandrake the Magician, and Mandrake's friend Lothar.
Conclusion: Earth Defense Force 2025 is rated M for Mature with ESRB descriptors of Blood and Violence. Really, only the bugs get the brunt of the violence. When you shoot them, they explode in a spray of red stuff.
Excerpt: As much as I talk about Insect Armageddon ‘s improvements, there’s one thing 2025 has over that release: its wholehearted embrace of the core, weird, low-budget concept. To some, it may be a more fun and enjoyable experience if the game is worse , if it doesn’t try to be impressive or polished.
Pros: B-movie appeal, fun collection and customization aspects
Excerpt: It’s like this: if you cannot appreciate the idea of hunting giant ants across a large, generic, destructible Japanese city with a jetpack and a plasma caster – and more importantly, appreciate it for its own sake – you might as well back off now.
Summary: Giant bugs, giant robots, screaming hoards fleeing in terror, and brave, faceless soldiers marching into the heat of an intergalactic threat against Earth. Fans of the 'Earth Defense Force' series likely have a big smile across their face at the thought of another journey into one of the least...
Excerpt: Earth Defense Force has long been filed under the “so bad it’s good” category, criticized for having a basic look, poor frame rate, and underdeveloped gameplay. But what other series lets you fire a rocket into a horde of tank-sized spiders, just to watch their bodies and dismembered legs fly 100...