Global Defense Force Tactics
Global Defence Force Tactics - Mission 1

Global Defence Force Tactics - Mission 1

The 1st mission from Global Defence Force Tactics, to show gameplay.

Global Defence Force Tactics (THE地球防衛軍タクティクス) is a PlayStation 2 turn-based strategy game developed by thinkArts released in Japan on July 25, 2006 and in Europe on June 28, 2007.

It is variously known as Simple 2000 Series Vol. 103: The Chikyuu Boueigun Tactics in Japan and both Earth Defence Force Tactics and Global Defense Force Tactics in Europe.


Players assume the role of a GDF Commander and control GDF units in turn-based missions against the Ravagers. Missions take place on 2D hex-maps, with attacks depicted by brief animated cutscenes, which may be toggled on and off in the options menu.

The game has 50 stages and 250 different weapons.

Earth Defense Force series
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Spin-offs Space War AttackGlobal Defense Force TacticsEarth Defense Force: Insect ArmageddonTapWars: Earth Defense Force 4.1Earth Defense Force 4.1: Wing Diver The ShooterEarth Defense Force: Iron Rain