Gradius

Gradius

1991

System
TurboGrafx-16
Publisher
Konami
Developer
Konami

N/A

Game Rating

User Ratings: 2

Our Review: 6/10

Overview

Number of Players
Single Player
Genre
Shooter
Release Date

TurboGrafx-16

  • 15th Nov 1991 (USA)

Wii U eShop

  • 2nd Feb 2017, £6.29/€6.99 (UK/EU)
Series
Gradius

Screenshots (4)

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Gradius Screenshot
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Reviews

  • 26

    Wii U eShop / TG-16

    Review Gradius

    Arcade-style pew-pew

    Gradius will forever be considered a definitive game in the shoot 'em up genre, held up as a key example of what makes these kind of games truly special. It's a game familiar for its iconic NES version, of course, but the release of the TurboGrafx-16 iteration on the Wii U Virtual Console is a welcome one - after all, it was a...

About The Game

You are the last hope of the gentle people of Gradius. You've just lifted off to confront the all-out attack of the amoeboid Bacterions.

Your hyper-space fighter is armed with the greatest arsenal in the galaxy. Air-to-surface and double beam laser cannons for incredible firepower. Powerful force fields for protection. Time and space warps for fleeing the dimension. You'll need it all just to survive. Because at the heart of the Bacterion Empire lies the Xaerous Superfortress - the nerve center of the all-knowing, all-seeing Bacterion Bio-Computer. It's a duel to the death, while the entire galaxy watches, waits, and hopes!