Gradius Collection Review

Gradius Collection Review

More than a decade’s worth of games from Konami’s classic space shoot-’em-up series is contained in this great collection, which offers plenty of intense action, not just nostalgia.

Gradius III REVIEW (SFC) – Bullet Heaven #240

This review has been a very long time coming, but Game Boy Guru of the RF Generation Shmups Club spurred us on to finally check out Gradius III! In this episode, we’re taking a look at the Super Famicom version of the game; how does it fare as an entry point to the series?


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My Gradius Collection + A synopsis of each Konami classic | Nefarious Wes

#Gradius is my all-time favorite shooter / #shmup franchise, so I go over my entire Gradius collection and offer a brief synopsis of each Konami classic.

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Awesome #Gradius covers in this video:
Duke Belmont – Life Force/Salamander: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPlk3H3Xw7U &ab_channel=DukeBelmont
Julian V – Heavy Blow/Gradius II: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZyJ-RulmDg &t=10s &ab_channel=SHMUPMaster
Breath of the Sea – In the Wind/Gradius III: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n63xAlG4ZZA &ab_channel=breathofthesea

Check these videos out as well:
Gradius 2 [NES] – The Famicom Classic the West was Denied & 1CC Delta Run: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WCb7pNUZeWM &t=66s &ab_channel=SHMUPMaster
Gradius NES – No-Death Run with commentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOqspvj4_0g &t=307s &ab_channel=NefariousWes
Gradius II Famicom / NES – No-Death Run with commentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXBXscjDVNc &ab_channel=NefariousWes
My Contra Collection + A synopsis of each Konami classic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jw6w6Z52FvY &ab_channel=NefariousWes
Let There Be Shooters Ep.1 – Gradius, Gokujou Parodius & Einhänder: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RkKj0xTgMOE &t=1s &ab_channel=NefariousWes

And thanks to RoCKbOy245 for telling me about the Salamander OVA. Check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XYQ25WVLHck &t=2576s &ab_channel=AlexHoch

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0:00 Intro
0:54 Gradius NES/Famicom
3:13 Salamander Arcade
4:07 Life Force NES
5:34 Gradius II Famicom
8:55 Gradius II Famicom commercial
9:12 Gradius II Wii Virtual Console/PC Engine
10:13 Nemesis GB
11:15 Gradius: The Interstellar Assault GB
12:09 Gradius III SNES
15:57 Gokujou Parodius Super Famicom
18:27 Gokujou Parodius Super Famicom commercial
18:43 Gradius III & IV PS2/Arcade
20:01 Gradius Galaxies GBA
21:43 Gradius Collection / Gradius Gaiden PSP
23:55 Gradius V PS2
28:06 Gradius Rebirth Wii
29:13 Outro
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Heavy Barrel NES – Quickie Review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j0H4xFUNw_k &ab_channel=NefariousWes
Vincon 2019 – Colorado’s Annual Video Game Convention ft. DubiousGamingOnline: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=58aqBoc8_O4 &ab_channel=NefariousWes
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Denver Retro Gamers Swap Meet July 2019 ft. DubiousGamingOnline & Bargain Bin Hobo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Q6v_W3YxZo
Five Most Valuable Sega Genesis Games in My Collection: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3gg92e8Al0 &ab_channel=NefariousWes
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My Contra Collection + a synopsis of each Konami classic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jw6w6Z52FvY
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Gradius Collection PSP review

Our thoughts on the ultimate collection of Gradius games, Gradius collection for the PSP.
Gameplay from all titles is shown.