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Earth Defense Force 6 has been announced on a teaser site. It’s slated for 2021 in Japan, and it has giant bugs. Of course!

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Platforms are TBA, but the first screenshots certainly look current-gen.

Illustration for article titled iEarth Defense Force 6/i Announced, Scheduled For 2021 In Japan
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Illustration for article titled iEarth Defense Force 6/i Announced, Scheduled For 2021 In Japan
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Illustration for article titled iEarth Defense Force 6/i Announced, Scheduled For 2021 In Japan
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Illustration for article titled iEarth Defense Force 6/i Announced, Scheduled For 2021 In Japan
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Illustration for article titled iEarth Defense Force 6/i Announced, Scheduled For 2021 In Japan
Screenshot: Official Site
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So far, the game has been announced for Japan. No word yet on an international release date.

If you’ve never played an Earth Defense Force game, they’re a hoot. You run around, shooting giant insects, set to overrun the world. In case you missed it, you can read Kotaku’s impressions of Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain right here.

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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