First Look At Earth Defense Force 4’s Giant Spiders And Wing Divers

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Eight years ago, mankind thought they defeated the alien invaders in a battle set in Arizona. People focused on rebuilding cities using alien technology and peace lasted until June 28, 2025. Meanwhile, the giant invaders were amassing an new army deep underground. Welcome to Earth Defense Force 4.


Famitsu revealed two kinds of units in the game. You can play as a Ranger who is an expert at using all kinds of weapons or a Wing Diver, a squad of female fighters that fly and use weapons made with the invader’s technology.


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Earth Defense Force 4 has familiar enemies like giant acid spitting ants, spiders that can entangle players with a sticky web, and giant robots called Hectors. A new kind of spider called Retiarius creates nests between buildings. It’s based on the Joro Spider, a type of gold colored spider commonly found in Asia.


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Earth Defense Force 4 will have online multiplayer and is a multiplatform title. D3 Publisher will release it on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2013.

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