The insects from outer space are back and it’s up to the Earth Defense Force to stop the insanity in Earth Defense Force® 2017 Portable, now available in North America from D3Publisher (D3P) for the PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system as a digital download available on the PlayStation®Network for the suggested retail price of $39.99. Purchase Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable through February 4th and receive free downloadable content (DLC) of the following weapons: Electro Paralyzer, Heat Blaster, Limit Booster, and Reverse Drone ($0.99 each after February 4th).

Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable is completely remastered for the PlayStation®Vita system from the classic console game (Earth Defense Force 2017) and packs a ton of bug-squashing blasts to create an enhanced gameplay experience. All the missions in Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable will feature multiplayer for up to four players and includes new missions, enemies, and EDF tactical gear. Take the multiplayer battles even further against your friends in online co-op and versus mode for EDF supremacy. Play as fan favorite flyer Pale Wing and soar above buildings with her jet pack and cause awesome destruction from above. Get ready to save Earth from destruction in a completely new EDF experience in Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable.

“Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable is everything fans want in an insect adrenaline-filled shooter,” said Peter Andrew, vice president of product development, D3P. “The EDF delivers on all accounts by reintroducing Pale Wing and featuring loads of extra content and game features not seen before in Earth Defense Force 2017.”

Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable is developed by Sandlot and is rated “T” (Teen – Animated Blood, Mild Language, and Violence) by the ESRB.