Gradius Series

Gradius Series

The Gradius (pronounced: Grah-dee-us) games, first introduced in 1985, make up a series of scrolling shooter video games published by Konami for a variety of portable, console and arcade platforms. In many games in the series, the player controls a ship known as the Vic Viper. In other games of the series, ships the player controls include the Lord British Space Destroyer, Metalion, Sabel Tiger, Thrasher, Vixen, Alpinia, Super Cobra, Jade Knight, and the Falchion β.

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Gradius Series - Critical Reception and Legacy
... Hideki Kamiya stated in an interview that Gradius is one of the top three key inspirational games from his past ... The Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game features many cards based on the series ... This includes the cards of "Gradius", "Boss Rush", "Option Hunter", and several of the bosses known in the card game as B.E.S type machines ...

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