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Gradius (グラディウス)

Released in 1985

Developer: Konami
Manufacturer: Konami
Distributor: Konami

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Game Summary

Classic shoot-em-up. A.K.A "Nemesis."

Hardware Info

Controls: 1 Joystick / Button(s)
Horizontal-mounted Raster monitor
256 x 224 Resolution
Colors: 2048 Color

Additional Hardware Info (from Mame)

68000 cpu @ 8 Mhz
Z80 cpu @ 3 Mhz
AY-8910 audio @ 1 Mhz
AY-8910 audio @ 1 Mhz
Namco audio
VLM5030 audio @ 3 Mhz

Mame ROMs

gradius, Gradius

Game Details

This game rewrote the rules for shoot-em-ups with its innovative power-up system and sharp graphics. (This was the first game with serious power-ups.)

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This game page was created 8/3/1998 12:00:00 AM and last updated 6/27/1999 10:58:15 AM