Earth Defense Force (SNES)

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An evil organization, named AGYMA, threatens the 200 years of peace the galaxy has enjoyed. From their base on the far side of the moon they have infiltrated many important locations on Earth. Working for the Earth Defense Force, you are the lone pilot of a special craft designed to fight off AGYMA: the XA-1.

The game is a side-scrolling shoot 'em up with 6 levels, and a total of 8 state of the art weapons with which to fend off the attacks and thwart AGYMA's plot to destroy Earth and disrupt peace throughout the cosmos.


Earth Defense Force SNES Another type of enemy.
Earth Defense Force SNES Title screen / Main menu.
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Earth Defense Force SNES Weapon selection.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Super E.D.F.: Earth Defense Force" -- Full title
  • "E.D.F." -- Official abbreviation

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Critic Reviews

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Jan, 1992 850 out of 1000 85
Video Game Den Nov 28, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Feb, 1992 8 out of 12 67
1UP! Feb 20, 2009 65 out of 100 65
Video Games May, 1992 64 out of 100 64
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Apr, 1992 25 out of 40 62
HonestGamers Jan 13, 2004 6 out of 10 60
The Video Game Critic Oct 26, 2006 C- 42


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Rob Fini (67) added Earth Defense Force (SNES) on Mar 12, 2006
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