Excerpt: Ever looked through old baby pictures? Or, if you are lucky enough to have a baby and like to shoot lots of pictures, you can get the same effect. Watching changes over the years, some dramatic and some subtle...
Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is Just as the world moves ahead to plunge into an obfuscating wonderland of Next Gen Electronics, our oldest buddies in the game industry take a step back in time and resonate a nostalgia so good its gamegasmic!
the games themselves might seem a bit dated by today's standards, less cynical
players will most likely find that the games have held up remarkably well.
Playing through these seminal installments in the Gradius series, you are
immediately struck by just how brilliant they are in terms of...
Excerpt: Vic Viper sets out on yet another journey to save the galaxy. For
better or for worse, this time the journey is more of a repeat
performance. In this PSP compilation, you can take on any of the
legendary ship’s first 5 games: Gradius Gradius II Gradius III Gradius IV Gradius Gaiden Gradius III...
Excerpt: Konami's latest retro anthology, Gradius Collection, brings a long legacy of side-scrolling shooter mayhem to the PSP. For fans of the classic space-cave action Gradius made popular, this is a must-have collection.
Pros: ups: Many many options and bonuses, excellent Save file system
Conclusion: All hail the PSP, king of the retro compilation. Five games, all with options to make them easier and more newbie-friendly, crammed onto a UMD with CG clips and a jukebox? What's not to love here?
Conclusion: I have always loved the Gradius franchise and have fond memories of playing the games throughout my childhood. To say I grew up on games like this would be a grievous understatement and I'm sure many of you out there reading this review could say the same thing.