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  • User Rating 8.9

    Silly magazines - this is great stuff

    Rated on May 03, 2007 by rafarmer

    When I dreamed of the next generation of games, I dreamed of two things. Firstly there was the idea of truly open, involving games. Games that let you walk through any door, talk to any character, go ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.4

    Earth Defense Force 2017 is a very strange Third Person Shooter. Is it fun? Well...

    Rated on May 03, 2007 by SevenSorrows

    Before you read this review, I should probably tell you that this game was originally released in Japan, so a lot of the game isn’t going to make any sense, but that’s ok. Anyhow…Are you bored of Lost...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.2

    Think dynasty warriors with guns

    Rated on May 04, 2007 by westcoastwillam

    Earths defense is a pretty cool shooting game think starship troopers mixed with godzilla and gameplay like samurai warriors and such and it gets pretty adicting to me and there are alot of levels ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    Earth Defence Force 2017 will give you plenty of bug-blasting bang for your buck.

    Rated on May 07, 2007 by PAJ89

    2013: alien life is confirmed. 2015: after numerous failed attempts to contact this alien life, the Earth Defence Force is formed in the event of a hostile invasion. 2017: waves of alien forces invade...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    EDF!(spoilers)

    Rated on May 09, 2007 by worshyr

    Plot: The year is 2017, and the EDF short for Earth Defense Force, is fighting to save the earth from an alien force known as the Ravagers. Gameplay: EDF 2017 is an extremely basic shooter going ba...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.2

    E.D.F is throwback to the arcade days, though a mediocre one at that.<br /> (contains spoilers)

    Rated on May 10, 2007 by spoogan

    Your an unnamed soldier in the newly created E.D.F - Earth Defense Force - and your mission to stop the alien invasion that has been happening all around the world. Its a 3rd person shooter with ab...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    Kinda dumb fun never the less

    Rated on May 13, 2007 by Megavideogamer

    This game is a blast to play, shoot the hell out of everything simple enough. Destroy the giant ants,Robots,spaceships and the odd Dina-mech. This type of gameplay is good for zoning out, for a couple...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.2

    Despite reeking of a budget title, EDF 2017 is a ton of mindless fun.

    Rated on May 13, 2007 by drswank

    Earth Defense Force 2017 is an example of gameplay over looks. While it has a good share of shortcomings, one cannot overlook the simple, yet addictive gameplay of killing hordes of bugs, robots, and ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.8

    By far one of the most insanely fun and worthwhile Contra-esque arcade games to date, suprisingly good and over the top

    Rated on May 14, 2007 by ChudWarrior

    Few games have invoked in me such awe and mirth such as this. Literally every one whom I have showed this game to and/or played it with said it was the best game they have ever played. Why? Though it ...

    6 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.3

    EDF is ugly, budget, clunky, dated, cheesy, and ridiculous. However, it gets one important element right: it's fun.

    Rated on May 16, 2007 by hazaa54

    Earth Defense Force 2017, developed by Sandlot and published by D3, is a clumsy, ugly, messy, and in some ways disgraceful third person shooter for the Xbox 360, but despite all its flaws, it still de...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.