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Parodius Da! ~Shinwa Kara Owarai he~
パロディウスだ! ~神話からお笑いへ~

25 Apr 1990


 
Parodius Da! - Shinwa Kara Owarai he
パロディウスだ! ~神話からお笑いへ~
SOUNDTRACK
DETAILS
Format Audio CD
Released 21 July 1990
Publisher King Records
Product ID KICA-1011
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
Official 1990 soundtrack CD for the arcade Parodius Da!.
Features the complete score, a couple of bonus 'arrange' tracks and a 'Sound Effects a la Carte!' bonus track.
This original print is now near-impossible to find - it has since been re-issued on 23 Sep 1998 [KICA-7904].

CD case, 36-track audio CD (46:51), inlay, spine card.

Parodius Da!
パロディウスだ!
FAMICOM
DETAILS
Format Famicom
Released 30 Nov 1990
Publisher Konami
Product ID RC849
Size (cm) 14 x 9.5 x 2
Weight (kg) 0.12
PRICE
STATUS
Konami always excel on the Famicom: this is an absolutely superb version of the arcade smash hit.
In a similar way to the Famicom versions of Gradius and Salamander, Konami make up for the Famicom's inferior hardware by introducing plenty of nice little extras, including an additional stage.

Standard FC cardboard packaging, 2Mbit cartridge, monochrome booklet.

Parodius Da!
パロディウスだ!
GAME BOY
DETAILS
Format Game Boy
Released 5 Apr 1991
Publisher Konami
Product ID DMG-PVJ
Size (cm) 10 x 9 x 2
Weight (kg) 0.06
PRICE
STATUS
The Game Boy does remarkably well too, coming up with an excellent little handheld shooting game.
Very much in the same vein as the GB Nemesis (1990), with all a charm of its own.

Standard small-size GB packaging, 2Mbit cartridge, monochrome manual.

Parodius Da!
パロディウスだ!
X68000
DETAILS
Format X68000
Released 19 Apr 1991
Publisher Konami
Product ID RA955
Size (cm) 25.3 x 16.5 x 4.4
Weight (kg) 0.55
PRICE
STATUS
The X68000 handles an excellent version of Parodius Da!.
Precise, super-sharp and pretty much arcade-perfect, this is a masterful conversion that has become quite a collector's item.

PC-style packaging, 2 x 5" floppies, manual.

Perfect Selection Parodius Da! - Shinwa Kara Owarai he
パーフェクト・セレクション パロディウスだ! ~神話からお笑いへ~
ARRANGE SOUNDTRACK
DETAILS
Format Audio CD
Released 21 June 1991
Publisher King Records
Product ID KICA-1032
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
Second official soundtrack release for Parodius Da!, this time featuring a 'Perfect Selection' of 11 remixed tunes.

CD case, 36-track audio CD (46:51), inlay, spine card.

Parodius Da!
パロディウスだ!
PC ENGINE
DETAILS
Format PC Engine
Released 21 Feb 1992
Publisher Konami
Product ID KM92003
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
Brilliant port of the arcade classic for the PC Engine.
It might be missing a level, but it still plays superbly, throwing in an all-new 'Omake' bonus stage at the end for good measure.

White PCE case, 8Mbit HuCard, colour booklet.

Parodius Da!
パロディウスだ!
SUPER FAMICOM
DETAILS
Format Super Famicom
Released 3 July 1992
Publisher Konami
Product ID SHVC-PD
Size (cm) 19 x 10.5 x 3
Weight (kg) 0.16
PRICE
STATUS
The SFC port of Parodius Da! is by far the most widespread and renowned version of the game.
It was released all around the world, and until the PS and SS Deluxe Pack came along this was the best version around.

Fun, challenging, and iconic to the last.

Standard SFC cardboard packaging, 8Mbit cartridge, colour booklet.

Gokujyō Parodius Da! Deluxe Pack
極上パロディウスだ! デラックスパック
PLAYSTATION
DETAILS
Format PlayStation
Released 3 Dec 1994
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPS-00002
Size (cm) 14.2 x 13 x 1.7
Weight (kg) 0.16
PRICE
STATUS
Konami's very first release on the PlayStation is this superbly produced 'Deluxe Pack', featuring:
- Parodius Da! (1990)
- Gokujyō Parodius (1994)
Both games are replicated perfectly - and given how good they both are, this comes highly recommended!

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

Gokujyō Parodius Da! Deluxe Pack
極上パロディウスだ! デラックスパック
SEGA SATURN
DETAILS
Format Sega Saturn
Released 19 May 1995
Publisher Konami
Product ID T-9501G
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
The Sega Saturn also gets its taste of top-class Parodius action:
- Parodius Da! (1990)
- Gokujyō Parodius (1994)
This is great stuff: both games remain a tremendous challenge, up there with some of the best shooting games ever designed.

CD case, Sega Saturn CD-ROM disc, colour booklet, spine card.

Gokujyō Parodius Da! Deluxe Pack [Best]
極上パロディウスだ! デラックスパック [ベスト]
PLAYSTATION THE BEST
DETAILS
Format PlayStation
Released 20 Mar 1997
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPM-86031
Size (cm) 14.2 x 13 x 1.7
Weight (kg) 0.16
PRICE
STATUS
'PlayStation The Best' re-issue of the excellent 2-in-1 Parodius pack.
- Parodius Da! (1990)
- Gokujyō Parodius (1994)
Game disc content remains identical, in other words - essential stuff!

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

Parodius Da! - Shinwa Kara Owarai he
パロディウスだ! ~神話からお笑いへ~
SOUNDTRACK [RE-ISSUE]
DETAILS
Format Audio CD
Released 23 Sep 1998
Publisher King Records
Product ID KICA-7904
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
1998 re-issue of the arcade Parodius Da! soundtrack.
Content remains the same as the original print listed above [KICA-1011] but the packaging is slightly altered (spine card, back cover etc).

CD case, 36-track audio CD (46:51), inlay, spine card.

Gokujyō Parodius Da! Deluxe Pack [PSone Books]
極上パロディウスだ! デラックスパック [PSoneBooks]
PLAYSTATION
DETAILS
Format PlayStation
Released 20 Nov 2003
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPM-87329
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.15
PRICE
STATUS
Konami's Parodius Deluxe Pack gets itself a 3rd outing, courtesy of the 'PSone Books' label.
- Parodius Da! (1990)
- Gokujyō Parodius (1994)
Parodius is alive and well in 2003!

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

Parodius Portable
パロディウス ポータブル
PSP
DETAILS
Format PSP
Released 25 Jan 2007
Publisher Konami
Product ID ULJM-05220
Size (cm) 17.7 x 10.5 x 1.5
Weight (kg) 0.08
PRICE
STATUS
The complete Parodius collection for the handheld PSP. Includes all 5 entries in the series:
- Parodius (1988)
- Parodius Da! (1990)
- Gokujyō Parodius (1994)
- Jikkyō Oshaberi Parodius (1995)
- Sexy Parodius (1996)
Each game is luxuriously presented along with menus, art galleries, and extensive BGM collections.

PSP case, PSP UMD disk, colour manual.

Parodius Portable [Konami the Best]
パロディウス ポータブル [コナミ・ザ・ベスト]
PSP KONAMI THE BEST
DETAILS
Format PSP
Released 13 Mar 2008
Publisher Konami
Product ID ULJM-05324
Size (cm) 17.7 x 10.5 x 1.5
Weight (kg) 0.08
PRICE
STATUS
'Konami The Best' re-issue of the PSP Parodius collection.
- Parodius (1988)
- Parodius Da! (1990)
- Gokujyō Parodius (1994)
- Jikkyō Oshaberi Parodius (1995)
- Sexy Parodius (1996)
Content remains the same.

PSP case, PSP UMD disk, colour manual.

 



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