Reviews and Problems with Earth Defense Force 2017
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20 March 2015
Summary: MechAssault 2 has been improved in pretty much every way over the original and the result is a game that is as fun playing by yourself as it is when you play online. Multiplayer is still the focus, but the single player campaign is also very well done.
Summary: Earth Defense Force 2017 is one of those games that, no matter how much fun it is, you can’t help but feel that it could be a heck of a lot better. Sure, blasting giant bugs and robots is cool, but you are also struggling against sub-par graphics, wonky controls, dumb AI, and a laundry list of other...
Excerpt: Popular wisdom of the seventies was that “sh*t happens.” In the wake of Mechassault 2: Lone Wolf’s release, that statement should be revised. Sh*t doesn’t happen. Sh*t blows up.
Conclusion: Some would say that Earth Defense Force 2017 would benefit from having a larger budget and, in turn, higher production values. But I’m not so sure. Part of what is so incredibly endearing about this game is that it’s so technically abhorrent.
Conclusion: The game itself is mindless B movie hilarity- and you get to shoot your fill of ants, spiders, and UFOs. Graphically, the game almost looks like Katamari Damacy if it was made into a third person shooter.
Excerpt: I am supremely disappointed in Sandlot. When I played Robot Alchemic Drive on the PS2, I thought it was sheer genius. The game's giant transforming robots left cities in rubble and their enormous sense of scale completely won me over.