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Earth Defense Force 4.1: Wingdiver the Shooter Launches on PS4/Vita

posted on 2017-11-22 02:10 EST
Earth Defense Force 4.1 spinoff casts players as Wing Divers

D3 Publisher released the Earth Defense Force 4.1: Wingdiver the Shooter spinoff game for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita on Wednesday. D3 Publisher announced the release date last week.

The new game is a top-down vertical scrolling shooter, and a spinoff of its Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair game. In the game, players take the role of a Wing Diver, a character class introduced in Earth Defense Force 4.1, and combats aliens from the game. Players are able to choose from many weapons from the original game, and equip up to two, while collecting power-ups from within a level.

XSEED released Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair in North America on the PS4 in December 2015, and D3 Publisher released the game worldwide on Steam in July 2016. The PS4 game originally shipped in Japan in April 2015.

D3 Publisher announced in June that it is delaying its Earth Defense Force 5 PS4 game from the original summer 2017 release window in order to enhance the game's quality. The game is slated to ship in Japan on December 7.

Yuke and D3 Publisher announced at Tokyo Game Show on Tuesday that another PS4 game, titled Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain, will debut in 2018.

[Via Gematsu]


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