Advanced Attack and Defense Maneuvers

Attack the Red Fnemy craft without letting them escape, then steal their power capsules. Ray careful attention to the power boost selection indicators at the bottom of your screen. Choose the appropriate power boost considering the stage you are in at the time The enemy projectiles are intelligent weapons they will anticipate your flight path and follow your escape maneuvers. Be careful not to get caught napping See Fig. IJ When you are in the Volcarwc Stage, it is not enough just to escape...

The Story

The planet Gradius, a peaceful Earth-like world, is now under all-out space attack from their old nemesis, beings from tfie sub-space star cluster of Bacterion. The people of Gradius are in danger of being completely destroyed by the amoeboid Baaerions. To save them, you have just launched the prototype hyper-space fighter, the Warp Rattler. The entire galaxy awaits your duel to the death with the evil Baaerions. Your objective is the Bacterion superfortress, Xaerous. To reach this, you must...

Power Boosting

Flach time you capture a red-colored enemy power capsule, a series of power boost selection indicators will light up at the bottom of your screen. M* n a desired indicator lights up, hit the power boost button (Button BJ to activate that power boost. Equ'ps you with alr-to-surfacc missies. Equps ' Gu with dcut> te C* am cannon effective against cfif riy attacks from atxrA . Equps ' Gu with dcut> te C* am cannon effective against cfif riy attacks from atxrA . towers IK Wsrp Jfattfer with a...

Characters And Components Of The Game

The galaxy's most sophisticated starship. Pride of the Gradius Defense Forces This tiny craft has been jam-packed with amazing armament and speed capabilities LENGTH 49 5ft WIDTH 51 Oft HEIGHT. 20.0* WEIGHT 381 ENGINE. IMPULSE POUiR OtttVE WEAPONS flEAM. LASER. MISSILE. 2 OPTIONS LENGTH 49 5ft WIDTH 51 Oft HEIGHT. 20.0* WEIGHT 381 ENGINE. IMPULSE POUiR OtttVE WEAPONS flEAM. LASER. MISSILE. 2 OPTIONS 100 punts NKjt'.H *CT> e p3t'Ol craft lOOponts Xaercus hKjtvspcW pursuit spacecraft Jumper Dai...