When it comes to saving the world from the massive bug invasion in Sandlot's upcoming third-person shooter, Earth Defense Force 4, players will need all the fire power and support they can get.
Thankfully, the newly introduced Air Raider is here to help. These guys come with some sweet abilities ranging from the powerful explosive weapons they can handle, to calling in long-range missile strikes with the potential to obliterate their target. Air Raiders can also lock onto enemies from a long distance, install HP recovery units and automatic attack weapons like turrets, and lastly, they can also request for vehicle drops.
As if the Air Raider wasn't packing enough fire power to start with, the vehicle drops he can call in come ram-packed with a single soldier, an armoured weapon transport vehicle which can carry upto four soldiers, a motorbike with a machinegun sidecar, two tanks; one being a rescue tank and the other a battle tank, and last but not least, an attack helicopter.
All of these upcoming goodies will be put to the test against the usual horde of bugs and robots. The Hectors, also known as 'Walking Arms', will be be making another appearance in Earth Defense Force 4 along with a new kind of Hector which will come with different armor, different strengths and more powerful weapons.
Along with all these gory details of new weapons, vehicles and enemies, a ton of new screenshots have been released for gamers to feast their eyes on. These screens showcase some of the new upcoming features such as the Air Raider and transport vehicle, as well the enemies, destruction, and chaos players will take part in once the game is released:
Earth Defense Force 4 will be making its way to consoles in 2013.
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