Earth Defense Force 2025, the next title in the over-the-top action series from Sandlot, will be released across Europe in 2013 for PS3 and Xbox 360, Namco Bandai Games has announced.

In EDF 2025 the insects have returned to wipe out humanity, and it's down to the EDF soldiers - complete with upgraded classes, artillery capabilities and vehicles - to save the day.

The sequel will be the first in the series to offer four-player support on home consoles.

Source: Press release