The glorious Earth Defense Force sequence is getting a brand new spin-off within the type of Earth Defense Force: World Brothers, which takes the basic gameplay of those video games and filters it by means of a decidedly 8-bit lens.

If you aren’t acquainted with the Earth Defense Force video games, they began out on the PlayStation 2 as a part of funds recreation vary launched again in 2003. The premise had you thwart an alien invasion of large bugs and large spaceships all from the vantage level of lone soldier with an extreme array of weaponry.

This new World Brothers entry provides the identical setup however with two essential modifications; the primary and most evident is the retro fashion 8-bit impressed graphics. The second ties into the sport’s title, as you’ll be able to unlock over 100 totally different characters with distinctive skills to play alongside as your “brother”.

Like the current entries, you’ll be able to play co-operatively with as much as 4 gamers, so the sheer variety of playable characters to select from goes to make issues very fascinating.

The particularly excellent news right here is that Yuke’s are again and growing this entry, as Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain was fairly nice, and it’ll even be utilising Unreal Engine 4.

Following that, we now have additionally been teased the discharge of Earth Defense Force 6 someday subsequent yr, which is once more nice information.

Earth Defense Force: World Brothers will likely be launched for the Switch and PlayStation 4 later this yr.

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