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Earth Defense Force 4.1 and Earth Defense Force 2 Coming to PlayStation in Europe

We have some exciting news for PlayStation users in Europe. According to a new announcement, Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair and Earth Defense Force 2: Invaders from Planet Space, is coming to PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita respectively.

Both games will release sometime during the fourth quarter of 2015.

Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair is a reimagining of Earth Defense Force 2025, whereas, Invaders from Planet Space is a remaster of Global Defence Force 2.

Global Defence Force 2 was previously released for PlayStation 2. Here are features of each game as revealed by PQube.

Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair

  • Take on almost 100 levels – solo, couch co-op, or online with up to three friends!
  • Use tanks, helicopters, jetpacks, air bikes, armoured rail guns, and giant robots to take on the invading alien force!
  • Huge, open levels with fully destructible environments.
  • Hundreds of weapons and gadgets from grenades, rifles, and airstrikes, to giant mecha with rocket-powered fists!
  • Four different classes for unique play experiences. Soar over the battlefield as a Wing Diver, call the shots as an
  • Air Raider, wade into the thick of it as a heavily armoured Fencer, or do it the old-fashioned way as a Ranger!

Earth Defense Force 2: Invaders from Planet Space

  • All the explosive free-roaming action of Earth Defense Force in the palm of your hand!
  • Three character classes to chose from – the agile Pale Wing, the hard-hitting Infantryman, and the tactically gifted Air Raider.
  • Increase your firepower with a range of heavily armed vehicles and protect (or lay waste to) the fully destructible cities.
  • Join up to three friends in local multiplayer or online co-op!

Both games will release on disks and on PSN.