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Gradius Gaiden
グラディウス外伝
(1997)



 
Gradius Gaiden
グラディウス外伝
PLAYSTATION
DETAILS
Format PlayStation
Released 28 Aug 1997
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPM-86042
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
Konami's PS-exclusive Gradius 'Side Story' is a masterful shooting game in every possible way: it's stylish, epic, playable, fun, 2-player, and downright perfect.
More, please.

CD case, PlayStation CD-ROM disc, 20-page colour booklet, spine card.

Gradius Gaiden Perfect Guide Operation Program
グラディウス外伝 パーフェクトガイド オペレーションプログラム
KONAMI OFFICIAL GUIDE - PERFECT SERIES
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 16 Oct 1997
Publisher Konami
Product ID ISBN-88317-687-8
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 0.7 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.20
PRICE
STATUS
Official Konami guide book for the PS Gradius Gaiden, one of the most sought after books in Konami's guide book library.
Craft profiles, enemy data, stage-by-stage guide with tactics and strategies, special columns and staff interviews.
Nice.

96 pages, full colour, Japanese.

Gradius Gaiden Original Game Soundtrack
グラディウス外伝 オリジナル・ゲーム・サントラ
SOUNDTRACK
DETAILS
Format Audio CD
Released 22 Dec 1997
Publisher King Records
Product ID KICA-7817
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
'Original Game Soundtrack' release for Gradius Gaiden.
Quite a good score, and a very sought-after Gradius CD.

CD case, 23-track audio CD, booklet, spine card.

Gradius Gaiden [Best]
グラディウス外伝 [ベスト]
PLAYSTATION THE BEST
DETAILS
Format PlayStation
Released 30 July 1998
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPM-86103
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
'PlayStation the Best' re-issue of the excellent Gradius Gaiden.
Content remains the same as the original edition.

CD case, PlayStation CD-ROM disc, 20-page colour booklet, spine card.

Gradius Gaiden [PSone Books]
グラディウス外伝 [PSoneBooks]
PLAYSTATION
DETAILS
Format PlayStation
Released 20 Nov 2003
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPM-87323
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
Third printing of the PS-exclusive Gradius, this time for the 'PSone Books' budget label.
Content remains the same.

CD case, PlayStation CD-ROM disc, colour booklet, spine card.

Gradius Portable
グラディウス ポータブル
PSP
DETAILS
Format PSP
Released 9 Feb 2006
Publisher Konami
Product ID ULJM-05091
Size (cm) 17.7 x 10.5 x 1.5
Weight (kg) 0.08
PRICE
STATUS
The complete Gradius collection:
- Gradius (1985)
- Gradius II (1988)
- Gradius III (1989)
- Gradius Gaiden (1997)
- Gradius IV (1999)
A lavish package, presented with bonus options, galleries, movie theatre, music test, hints... the only problem it is VERY hard to play this kind of game on a handheld machine... Any chance of a PS2/PS3 version?

PSP case, PSP UMD disk, colour manual.

Gradius Portable Kōshiki Guide
グラディウス ポータブル 公式ガイド

KONAMI OFFICIAL BOOKS
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 28 Mar 2006
Publisher Konami
Product ID ISBN4-86155-111-0
Size (cm) 25.7 x 18.2 x 1.2 (B5)
Weight (kg) 0.50
PRICE
STATUS
Luxury 'Official Guide' book for the PSP Gradius Portable.
Includes complete level layouts for all 5 games illustrated with tons of official art, in-depth hints, secrets, interviews, design sketches and more.
A superb book in every way - the bible for all things Gradius.

192 pages, full colour, Japanese.

Gradius Portable [Konami The Best]
グラディウス ポータブル [コナミ・ザ・ベスト]
PSP
DETAILS
Format PSP
Released 25 Jan 2007
Publisher Konami
Product ID ULJM-05222
Size (cm) 17.7 x 10.5 x 1.5
Weight (kg) 0.08
PRICE
STATUS
'Konami the Best' re-issue of the PSP Gradius collection, released on the same day as Salamander Portable.
- Gradius (1985)
- Gradius II (1988)
- Gradius III (1989)
- Gradius Gaiden (1997)
- Gradius IV (1999)
Content remains identical to the original release.

PSP case, PSP UMD disk, colour manual.

 

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