E.D.F. - Earth Defense Force

Arcade Video game published 30 years ago by Jaleco

E.D.F. - Earth Defense Force screenshot

Listed and emulated in MAME.

E.D.F. - Earth Defence Force © 1991 Jaleco.

A horizontally scrolling shoot'em up.

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Jaleco Mega System 1-B hardware

Main CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 12 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 7 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2151 (@ 3.5 Mhz), (2x) OKI6295 (@ 30.303 Khz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 2


Released in March 1991.

Pony Canyon / Scitron released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (E.D.F. - PCCB-00058) on 21/03/1991.


Programmers : S A S, Azvear-s
Main graphic : Wan Da You, Ca-Sai, Nekomasa
Sub-graphics : Crayon Gear, Shimizu
Music : Tsukasa Tawada
Produced by : Yuki.Arai


Nintendo Super Famicom (1991, "Super E.D.F. - Earth Defence Force") : It's a 1-player game only, unlike the arcade which was a 2-player game. Graphics are slightly downgraded (smaller sprites), but now it has added transparency effects. Also, one level is different from the arcade.


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