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Get another short glimpse at Earth Defense Force 5 in this New Year’s video

D3 Publisher will release Earth Defense Force 5 in Japan later this year, but a special New Year’s message has given fans a look back at the franchise’s beginnings, along with a short glimpse of the upcoming sequel.

Posted to Twitter on December 31, the video includes a look at Earth Defense Force 5’s frog-like Colonists and a new model of walking UFO:

Earth Defense Force 5 is currently in development exclusively for the PS4, and an American launch date remains unannounced.

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Earth Defense Force 5 will be released for PS4 in 2017 (in Japan)

It looks like the Earth is going to need defending one one more time, as D3 Publisher announced that Earth Defense Force 5 will be released for the PS4 in Japan in 2017. Revealed yesterday during their Tokyo Game Show presentation, the fifth game in the increasingly over-the-top action franchise will add new enemy types including frog-like monsters and humanoid ground troops. They’ll join the invasion alongside the series’s standard assortment of alien ants, bees, and spiders.

XSEED Games publishes the Earth Defense Force franchise outside of Japan, so hopefully they’ll make first contact soon and let us know when Earth Defense Force 5 will be available in North America.

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