TGS 2005: Gradius to fly again on PS3

Konami's classic scrolling-shooter series will take to the skies once more on Sony's next-generation console.


Gradius (working title)

TOKYO--One of the classic side-scrolling shooting games responsible for the genre's explosive proliferation in the 1980s is making a comeback. According to a press release from Sony Computer Entertainment, Konami is currently developing a new Gradius game for the PlayStation 3. No details about the game have been disclosed yet.

Konami has announced six games for the PlayStation 3 thus far. Aside from Metal Gear Solid 4 and the new Gradius, the company is developing a new installment in its Jikkyou Pro Baseball series, as well as three unnamed games in different genres: a soccer game, a new action game, and a new role-playing game.

Stay tuned to GameSpot for additional PS3 game announcements.

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