Summary: With Gradius III & IV, the old side scroller proves it still has a trick or two up its well played sleeve. ********** When I first picked up my controller to play Gradius III & IV, I was immediately transported back to younger days. My friends and I would spend hours dropping coins in the video game machines scattered around the local fun houses. Of course, in those days, the arcade was the only place to play any real games.
Gradius III & IV is the pinnacle of shooter evolution
2 December 2000
Summary: Gradius III & IV is a collection of 2 classic games on one CD, and while it doesn't show much of the graphical power your shiney new Playstation 2 is capable of, it's still the systems best game out so far. Both versions are perfect replicas of their arcade counterparts. Gradius III saw release in the US on the Super Nintendo back in the early 90s, but up until now, Gradius IV, which came out in late 98 in japanese arcades, has never seen the light of day in the US...