Gradius V Review
Gradius V is a loving tribute to a classic series and to a style of gaming that may be old fashioned, but judging by how fun this game is, one ...
Space. The final frontier. Also, a very common place for purveyors of fine videogames to find themselves getting eaten up. No, not by awesomely horrible space demons or black holes, but by a genre that has long gone unlo... Read Full Review11 of 12 users found the following review helpful
Long time fans of Gradius since the late 80's will find much to enjoy with this latest installment. The new 3D graphics are marvelous, and even when there are lots of objects on the screen, no frame rate slow downs are s... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
I'm a bit biased when it comes to Konami's side scrollers. I've been playing such games since the first Nemesis game in the MSX and I'm still a big fan. Bias aside, Gradius V is surely not just a game for fans. Even i... Read Full Review2 of 11 users found the following review helpful
This game is a classic! This game will have you galvanized. It is very captivating and will have you on the edge. However, this game is not easy in any sense of the word. Even on VERY EASY it is difficult. So, on c... Read Full Review0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
If you liked Gradius I - IV, you'll love this game...Konami capitalizes once again on the formula that has made this series such a success. The gameplay really hasn't changed in all these years...still side scrolling, s... Read Full Review1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
[after my last ship on last continue dies] Me: God dammit! [sound of dropping controller on hardwood floor] Girlfriend: [calling out from other room] What's wrong? In Game Voice: "You need some practice!" Me... Read Full Review1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
Gradius V is somewhat short (as always the case with games like this from Konami) but aside from that this game RULES! For the first time ever, you can now play two player simultaneously like you could in Life Force for ... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
Gradius has a long and proud history that goes back all the way to the NES era ( wow am I really that old?) and has reached the pinnacle of what is likely to be one of the last great traditional 2-D shooters ever made... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Until a few weeks ago, I honestly didn't even know that there have been Gradius games released on the PS2. I thought that the side-scrolling shooter genre was dead. Then I'm just browsing through Gamespot and I see tha... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Another masterpiece from the veteran action game designers from TREASURE. This game has the best looking graphics (wich is understandable) AND artwork of all the Gradius games so far in my opinion. As expected from i... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
I enjoy side-scrolling shooters and when something like this comes out for the PS2 I'm particularly excited. But had Gradius V came out before R-Type Final then I would not be so disappointed. R-Type Final has set the ... Read Full Review0 of 4 users found the following review helpful
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