Gradius V Player Count and Stats (2024)

Gradius V player count Stats and FactsHere are a few of the most interesting Gradius V facts and stats I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Gradius V player count:

56,000 game units sold in Japan

Last updated 2/4/13

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Game Description

“Gradius V” is a classic shoot ’em up video game developed by Treasure and published by Konami. It was released for the PlayStation 2 in 2004. As part of the long-running “Gradius” series, the game stays true to its roots, delivering intense side-scrolling shooter action that is both challenging and rewarding.

In “Gradius V,” players take control of the Vic Viper spacecraft, piloted by the brave fighter pilot known as the Gradius Team. The game is divided into multiple levels, each featuring a variety of enemies, obstacles, and powerful bosses. As players progress through the game, they can collect power-ups known as “Options” to customize their spacecraft with different abilities and weapons.

The gameplay follows the classic shoot ’em up formula, where players must navigate through waves of enemy attacks while shooting down foes and avoiding incoming bullets. Timing, precision, and strategic use of power-ups are essential to surviving the intense enemy onslaughts.

One of the highlights of “Gradius V” is its challenging difficulty level, which is a hallmark of the series. The game rewards players who master the intricacies of the gameplay and memorize enemy attack patterns.

“Gradius V” received praise from both critics and fans for its exceptional graphics, fast-paced gameplay, and faithful adherence to the traditional shoot ’em up genre. The game’s soundtrack, composed by Hitoshi Sakimoto and Michiru Yamane, also received acclaim for its memorable tunes that complement the action on screen.

The release of “Gradius V” was significant for fans of the “Gradius” series, as it had been almost a decade since the previous main entry in the franchise. The game’s success reaffirmed the enduring appeal of classic shoot ’em ups and solidified “Gradius V” as a beloved addition to the iconic series.

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