Gradius Alternatives

Gradius

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Gradius is a 1984 Arcade, Horizontally-Scroll, Single-player, and Shoot ‘em up video game developed and published by Konami. It is the first entry in the series of Gradius and lets the player to drive a spacecraft named Vic Viper and go on a journey to protect himself and his homeland… read more
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3 Gradius Alternatives & Similar Games for PSP

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1. Gradius III

Gradius III is a 2D, Rail Shooter and Single-player video game by Konami. The gameplay of the game is almost same of the most popular video game of Galaga. Assume the role of a pilot of the unique starfighter to battle against the powerful enemy onslaughts of the Bacterion Empire. The game offers total ten challenging levels, and each level of the game consists of four levels with a bounce level. Take control of his Vic Viper and get into the game world to rescue his empire. During the gameplay, the player must collect all the power-ups and weapons which make the game more interesting and enjoyable. After the progress of the game, the player can face two hidden levels in which the player can face most powerful enemy fighters. Gradius III features different themes, enhanced game mechanics, improved visuals and dynamic background music.

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2. Raiden

Raiden is an Arcade, Scrolling-Shooter, Single and Multiplayer video game developed by Seibu Kaihatsu. The game takes place in the futuristic world in the year of 2090 where the Alien force attack on the human world and try to rule on them. The game allows the player to take on the role of a pilot of a unique aircraft and start his adventure to save the earth. The gameplay of the game consists of the eight different missions, and in each mission, the player can destroy the specific amount of enemy bases, buildings ground, and air targets in order to progress. It allows the player to collect all the power-ups and weapons in during the gameplay to earn score. In end of the each mission the player can face a powerful enemy boss that will try to destroy the player craft. If the player loses his life, the fighters remain become missiles that destroy the enemies. Raiden includes core features such as epic boss fight, different kinds of weapons, replay ability and upgrades, etc. With impressive gameplay, well-written storyline and brilliant visual details. Raiden is an excellent Scrolling Shooter game to play and enjoy.

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3. Einhänder

Einhänder is an Adventure-based, Side-Scrolling, Shooter and Single-player video game created and published by Square. The game is based on the story of Endymion and Selene and takes place in the fictional future during the battle between the Earth and the Moon. In this game, the player is part of the Moon’s force and must invade the enemies to gather reconnaissance of enemy weapons. The gameplay of the game is inspired by the traditional game of Gradius in which the player can control a fighter spacecraft that must eliminate all the enemy crafts to progress. The game feature multiple difficulty levels and three different models of the Einhänder fighter. During the play, the player’s fighter moves at different speeds and is equipped with the machine gun as well as the powerful arm which is used to gather gun pods that will help the player in gameplay. The gameplay of the game consists of multiple stages and at the end of each stage, the player must defeat a powerful boss to unlock the new stage. Einhänder offers immersive and quite addictive gameplay, well-written storyline and beautiful visual details. Do try it out, you’ll enjoy it.

More About Gradius

Gradius is a 1984 Arcade, Horizontally-Scroll, Single-player, and Shoot ‘em up video game developed and published by Konami. It is the first entry in the series of Gradius and lets the player to drive a spacecraft named Vic Viper and go on a journey to protect himself and his homeland. According to the story, the galaxy is invaded by different alien factions who try to dominate the entire galaxy by destroying planet by planet and their next target is the homeland of the player. The game offers a chance to the player to assume the role of the hero and save her planet by destroying the aliens. He can drive a spacecraft equipped with dual weapons and can use to attack enemies. Explore the space environment, earn experience points by defeating foes and buy upgrades and weapons. The game becomes tougher as the player progress. He has to complete each level and face boss combat to complete a stage and unlock further. To make ship more powerful, the player has to collect power-ups during the battle and use them against enemies. With detailed graphics, addictive gameplay and superb sounds, Gradius is the best game to play and enjoy.

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