Earth Defense Force 5 screenshot of a mech fighting a dragon

If you're looking for a completely over-the-top shooter that is cheesier than a fine piece of Brie, you might want to check out Earth Defense Force 5. It launched on PlayStation 4 back in 2017, and after quite the wait, has now also made its way to PC alongside some fairly solid reviews.

In terms of gameplay, Earth Defense Force 5 is exactly what you might think it is - a series of terribly voiced excuses to pick up ridiculous weapons and wage all-out war against all sorts of oversized space bugs and lizards. It's not exactly a complex premise, but much like the previous Earth Defense Force games, I'd be lying if I said it wasn't fun to sometimes just smash through overwhelming numbers of enemies.

Rather than babble on, allow me to share with you the recently posted trailer. It should give you a pretty good idea of just how cheesy Earth Defense Force 5 truly is, as well as what the series is all about. Have a gander:

You can read a little bit more about Earth Defense Force 5, as well as potentially grab yourself a copy, over at Steam. Have fun!

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