The Earth Defense Force franchise is a special one for a lot of gamers. This hidden gem of a series has never been received too favorably in the eyes of critics. However, play it for a few minutes and you'll quickly be willing to give up on your sensibilities in favor of the lunacy within.
Giant insects? You bet. Huge Japanese cities? Roger. Sweet guns to bring both to the ground? Check.
This franchise has always had the goods, it's just that perceiving them requires gamers to cast aside their notions of grandure and "quality."
Here's a new trailer for Earth Defense Force 4. It's in Japanese, and it is outstanding.
Currently, this game is only planned for Japan. But, as the rest of the series indicates, there's a strong chance it will see an international release.