Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable review

Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable is one of the campiest games you’ll play, but will you like it?

GamesRadar+ Verdict


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    Simple arcade shooter gameplay

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    Seamless and enjoyable online modes

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    Challenging replay value


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    Campy voice acting

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    Repetitive missions

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    Dated graphics and textures

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If Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable were a movie, it would probably be nominated for a few Razzie Awards (and win some). But chances are, you would've paid money to see it in theaters. Its poor graphics, bad acting, and pathetic premise are rather laughable, but the game is fully aware of its goofiness and is laughing right there beside you. EDF 2017 Portable isn’t a technically savvy game, but, somewhat paradoxically, that doesn’t mean it’s not fun to play.

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DescriptionEarth Defense Force 2017 Portable is completely remastered for the PS Vita from the classic console game (Earth Defense Force 2017) and packs a ton of bug-squashing blasts to create an enhanced gameplay experience.
Platform"PS Vita"
US censor rating"Teen"
UK censor rating""
Release date1 January 1970 (US), 1 January 1970 (UK)