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Gradius Collection (PSP)

Gradius Collection (PSP)
alaScore 85

30 reviews

Oct, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 reviews of Gradius Collection (PSP). The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other PlayStation Portable Games (PSP) for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other PlayStation Portable Games (PSP) the Gradius Collection (PSP) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Oct, 2015

Expert review by: Matt Swider (

Gradius Collection


The honor of most impressive goes to next game in the compilation: Gradius Gaiden. It actually released before Gradius IV, despite the compilation's ordering of games and the superior presentation and options of Gaiden. However, it never made it out of...

May, 2007

Expert review by: Richard Grisham (

Gradius Collection


Has old-school punishment gone out of style?

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Jul, 2006

Expert review by: Matt James (

Gradius Collection Review


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. Sporting some welcome enhancements,...

Many many options and bonuses, excellent Save file system

Very Very hard

As a standard warning for this kind of game, if you aren't down for some old school, side-scrolling shooter gaming your not gonna be into Gradius Collection. If you are, this collection is a real treat. Fans should have much love for Konami for...

Jul, 2006

Expert review by: James 'Prophet' Fudge (

Gradius Collection Review


Konami's classic space shooter collection is just plain cool.

Ultimately the Gradius Collection is a must have for anyone that wiled away countless hours with these wonderful shooters in the 80's and 90's. If you love space shoot 'em ups and like challenging classic games then this collection is for you.

Jul, 2006

Expert review by: Keith C. Smith (

Gradius Collection on PSP


2-D Shooters

Gradius is one of those titles that (for better or worse) has just as much appeal today as it did when it first came out. In fact, it’s even harder to find this kind of action today when 2D games are considered inferior. But this series proves there...

Jul, 2006

Expert review by: Jared Black (

Gradius Collection


I must admit, I had never played a game of Gradius in my life before Gradius Collection showed up. I decided to finally give it a try due to the series' excellent reputation, my own past enjoyment of other shooters such as R-Type, and the excellent...

The horizontal shooter genre hasn’t changed much over the years, but with games such as this it’s pretty easy to see that it doesn't really need to.

Jul, 2006

Expert review by: Jake McNeill (

Gradius Collection


The Gradius series has defined the side-scrolling space shoot-‘em-up since its arrival on the scene back in the 8-bit era. While the genre began with the likes of Galaga and Galaxian, and has expanded with fine titles like Ikaruga and the R-Type...

Five great, genre-defining games in one package ; Great presentation ; Nice set of options and extras

Only the arcade versions ; Full-screen mode looks fuzzy ; Some slowdown issues

The Vic Viper rides again, in fine style. A great collection of classic arcade games that’s well worth having with you on the go.

Jun, 2006

Expert review by: Todd Douglass Jr. (

Gradius Collection


When it comes to the shooting genre few franchises are as revered as Konami's Gradius. Since it originally came out back in 1985 the series has seen several installments and spin-offs. While a "new" Gradius is reportedly in the works for the...

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...

Jun, 2006

Expert review by: Brian Peterson (

Gradius Collection


Old school shmup action on the go!

There really isn't much more to say than if you are a fan of the classic side scrolling shooter series and you own a PSP, then this really should be in your collection if you have a soul.

Jun, 2006

Expert review by: Robert Workman (

Gradius Collection Review


Konami graciously gratifies us with Gradius games for the PlayStation Portable.

Gradius Collection has very few flaws working against it. Despite the fact some entries are missing, the collection here is still varied and show how much the series has evolved over the years. The number of options and bonus goodies that are...

Jun, 2006

Product Specifications

Gradius Collection is a compilation of five beloved games in the Gradius series available for the first time on the PSP system. Spanning more than 20 years, the five games Gradius, Gradius II, Gradius III, Gradius IV, and the long awaited Gradius Gaiden, deliver hours of classic 2D shooting action on the go. In the Gallery Mode gamers can listen to the pumping music from each title and view movies and trailers from some of the original releases.


Elements:Action - scrolling shooter
ESRB Rating:Everyone (6+)
Max Number of Players:1
USK Rating:Freigegeben ab 6 Jahren gem


Compatibility:Game console
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Gradius


Package Type:Retail


Game Console Compatibility:Sony PlayStation Portable
License Category:Shrinkwrap
License Pricing:Standard
License Qty:1 user
License Type:Complete package
Subcategory:Games - action