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Gradius V
7.5 out of 10

Gradius V

Konami's longest running shooting franchise returns on Sony Play Read more

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Overall 9
9.0

Gradius V

Game Over Online
27 December 2005
  • Excerpt: This is gaming history. Shooters, at some point in the last few years, mutated from one kind of twitch game to another. The endlessly inventive bastardry of the 8- and 16-bit period turned into the real-time bullet mazes you see in Ikaruga or Mars Matrix .
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Overall 9
9.0

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RewiredMind.com
30 November 2005
  • Excerpt: Nostalgia can be a wonderful thing at times; reminiscing when games used to be challenging rather than bloated with a number of useless extras to keep up the pretence that a game contains longevity.
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Overall 9
9.0

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GamesAreFun
18 August 2005
  • Excerpt: Up to four multiples can be earned to follow your ship around. How they behave is up to you. Before starting any game of
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Overall 9
9.0

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GamesAreFun
18 August 2005
  • Excerpt: Up to four multiples can be earned to follow your ship around. How they behave is up to you. Before starting any game of
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Overall 9
9.0

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GamesAreFun
18 August 2005
  • Excerpt: Up to four multiples can be earned to follow your ship around. How they behave is up to you. Before starting any game of
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Overall 10
10

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The Laser
17 August 2005
  • Summary: At long last, players have the chance to pilot the legendary Vic Viper in Konami's flawless Gradius V for the PS2. Updating the classic series with new twists while remaining true to the spirit, renowned developers Treasure have given the franchise a contemporary feel with new weapons and power-ups.
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Overall 10
10

Gradius V review (PS2)

HonestGamers
13 February 2005
  • Excerpt: A single red strawberry... luscious, juicy and sweet. Pop one in your mouth and it literally oozes goodness, the taste lingering on long after the bowl has been left bare. Try dipping it in a soft sweetened cream however and you'll soon find a taste explosion the likes of which simply cannot be...
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Overall 10
9.5
Features 10
10
Gameplay 10
10
Graphics 10
9.5
Sound 9
9.0
Lifespan 10
9.5

Gradius V

Gaming Target
2 December 2004
  • Summary: An Ikaruga sequel by any other name would still smell as sweet
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Overall 9
9.2
Gameplay 10
9.5
Graphics 9
9.0
Sound 8
8.0

Gradius V

GamersHell.com
21 October 2004
  • Excerpt: There are many who would have you believe that the 2D Shoot-em-up is a dead or dying genre. Hardly any such games are being released for the current generation of consoles, particularly outside of Japan.
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Overall 10
10
Value for money 8
8.0
Gameplay 10
10
Graphics 10
10
Sound 9
9.0
Addiction 10
10

Greatful Gradius

GIN
27 September 2004
  • Excerpt: Whoever says that classic shooters are dead should be subjected to Gradius V. For the last few years I have heard the same bull about the 2D shooter being a dying genre now that 3D has taken over.
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