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Earth Defense (Genesis)

Earth Defense Genesis Opening screen


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In Earth Defense, aliens have invaded Earth. In response, the United Nations create a flying craft named the "Phoenix Spitfire" to fight back and defend the planet, with the player in control.

The player will fly through five vertically-scrolling levels while shooting down enemy craft, confronting a boss at the end of each level. The Phoenix Spitfire is equipped with a standard cannon that can be upgraded by finding power-ups throughout the levels, left behind by defeated enemies. Upgrades to the cannon include the Tri-Shot, Napalm Bomb, Rear Shots, and support drones.


Earth Defense Genesis Farther in the level.
Earth Defense Genesis Title screen and main menu
Earth Defense Genesis Opening animation
Earth Defense Genesis Starting out in a 1 player game.

Alternate Titles

  • "The Earth Defend" -- In-game title

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The Press Says Feb 26, 2009 3 out of 10 30
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Aug, 1995 3 out of 10 30


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Alaka (30330) added Earth Defense (Genesis) on Feb 20, 2009