X360 Wednesday, November 1, 2006 | 3:20 PM

Earth Defense Force X trailer

Earth Defense Force X trailer

D3 has updated the Earth Defense Force X web site with this new trailer, that I've of course captured and converted to something less annoying that flash streaming. Looks like a lot of fun!


Website trailer
Download: AVI

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Commented on 2006-11-01 15:51:23
uhm, dont know what to say... Some of it looks like a lot of fun, and the opening bit is cool and all... but.... There's something telling me this could be something to be best avoided.

Nonetheless, it looks much better than last time I saw it.
Commented on 2006-11-01 15:59:33
I have the second game for PS2. It's definitely a lot of mindless fun...like a 3rd person Smash TV. I have to admit that fighting giant ants and spiders was pretty creepy for me and there's always so many of them coming at you from all directions. You'll be constantly spinning the camera around trying to watch your back, and turn around just in time to see some giant spider about to jump on you and you just let loose with your machine gun...it's very satisfying in a B-movie sort of way. That said, it does get repetitive and it's pretty shallow seeing as it was a budget title. This 3rd one looks so much better graphically, and the new AI partners and vehicles look like a lot of fun.
Commented on 2006-11-01 16:04:30
this game looks strange, but could be much fun.

the ants look cool and the spiders blasting their webs look hilarious. ;)

the enemies in this game just look like a huge mixup of starships, mechs, dragons and mutated insects. hehe.

oh yeah, and the game supports splitscreen... what i really like.

and i really have no idea yet what to think of this game. ;)

regards, ScarJack
Commented on 2006-11-01 16:46:37
now that looks like a LOT of fun!

between this and Oneechanbara, D3 just might make a splash on the Xbox 360.

We need some more unique titles...I'm sick of all the Halo clones that are coming out.

I might grab the PS2 version and give it a try
Commented on 2006-11-01 17:34:03
ill get it.. is there online play and how many players?
Commented on 2006-11-01 17:47:20
Only OFFLINE 2P co-op. There is NO online play atm.(ya it really sucks)
Commented on 2006-11-01 17:53:13
Giant Enemy Spiders :D
looks arcade fun
does it come in Europe?
Commented on 2006-11-01 18:18:33
I hope this is region free! I want this game alot. The scale of those enemies is ridiculous. It's like watching an old Giant Monster movie :P.
Commented on 2006-11-01 18:41:09
Indeed, it looks like one of those weird Japanese hero movies, and I believe that's their intention. Simple, crazy fun saving the world from Alien Insect invasion!!!
Commented on 2006-11-01 19:44:34
Great explosions. Just hope the finished game will have shadows. Even better, self shadowing :-)
Commented on 2006-11-01 20:23:03 In reply to mappy
Posted by mappy
Only OFFLINE 2P co-op. There is NO online play atm.(ya it really sucks)
That's what I thought, too, but I saw something interesting in this trailer.

A couple times you can see a character with a speaker icon over his head, that you normally see next to a player's name when they're speaking on Xbox Live.

It would seem weird to me if they used an icon to tell you that an NPC is speaking in a game like this. But I don't want to assume that it means they were showing online players either. I'm not sure what to make of that.

Anybody else notice this?
Commented on 2006-11-01 20:35:19
There are times where I just want to kick it and have some crazy mindless fun. And not pay out the nose for it. This game seems to fit the shoe perfectly. Now hoping for a stateside release or no region locking.
Commented on 2006-11-01 20:45:57
This looks suprisingly fun, some neat graphics as well.
Commented on 2006-11-01 21:02:34 In reply to Vaelwynd
Posted by Vaelwynd
That's what I thought, too, but I saw something interesting in this trailer.

A couple times you can see a character with a speaker icon over his head, that you normally see next to a player's name when they're speaking on Xbox Live.

It would seem weird to me if they used an icon to tell you that an NPC is speaking in a game like this. But I don't want to assume that it means they were showing online players either. I'm not sure what to make of that.

Anybody else notice this?
I had the same impression too. Unfortunately their site doesn't contain any useful info. We do know it's 1-2 players but not to the exclusion of online play. I guess we'll just have to wait to find out.
Commented on 2006-11-02 04:35:30
I do hope it does have online play, as this game would kick ass, I would definitely take this over Phantasy Star Universe
Commented on 2006-11-02 04:51:13
The sense of scale in this game is pretty impressive.
Commented on 2006-11-02 08:46:53 In reply to jiloo
Posted by jiloo
Giant Enemy Spiders :D
looks arcade fun
does it come in Europe?
spiders, ants, robots, dragons

strange game, may be fun

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