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Gradius II

Gradius II Screenshots

Arcade version

Gradius II Arcade Intro #1

Intro #1

Gradius II Arcade Intro #2

Intro #2

Gradius II Arcade Intro #3

Intro #3

Gradius II Arcade Title screen ("Vulcan Venture", overseas release)

Title screen ("Vulcan Venture", overseas release)

Gradius II Arcade Title screen ("Gradius II: Gofer no Yabô", Japan release)

Title screen ("Gradius II: Gofer no Yabô", Japan release)

Gradius II Arcade Power Meter Select

Power Meter Select

Gradius II Arcade Stage 1 "Artificial Suns"

Stage 1 "Artificial Suns"

Gradius II Arcade Boss 1 "Phoenix"

Boss 1 "Phoenix"

Gradius II Arcade Stage 2 "Alien"

Stage 2 "Alien"

Gradius II Arcade Boss 2 "Big Eye"

Boss 2 "Big Eye"

Gradius II Arcade Stage 3 "Crystal"

Stage 3 "Crystal"

Gradius II Arcade Boss 3 "Crystal Core"

Boss 3 "Crystal Core"

Gradius II Arcade Stage 4 "Volcano" - Part 1

Stage 4 "Volcano" - Part 1

Gradius II Arcade Stage 4 "Volcano" - Part 2

Stage 4 "Volcano" - Part 2

Gradius II Arcade Boss 4 "Death mkII"

Boss 4 "Death mkII"

Gradius II Arcade Stage 5 "Moai" - Part 1

Stage 5 "Moai" - Part 1

Gradius II Arcade Stage 5 "Moai" - Part 2

Stage 5 "Moai" - Part 2

Gradius II Arcade Stage 5 "Moai" - Part 3

Stage 5 "Moai" - Part 3

Gradius II Arcade Boss 5 "Big Moai"

Boss 5 "Big Moai"

Gradius II Arcade Stage 6 "High-Speed Maze"

Stage 6 "High-Speed Maze"

Gradius II Arcade Boss 6 "Big Core mkII"

Boss 6 "Big Core mkII"

Gradius II Arcade Stage 7 "Boss Rush" - Part 1 "Big Core"

Stage 7 "Boss Rush" - Part 1 "Big Core"

Gradius II Arcade Stage 7 "Boss Rush" - Part 2 "Golem"

Stage 7 "Boss Rush" - Part 2 "Golem"

Gradius II Arcade Stage 7 "Boss Rush" - Part 3 "Cruiser Tetran"

Stage 7 "Boss Rush" - Part 3 "Cruiser Tetran"

Gradius II Arcade Stage 7 "Boss Rush" - Part 4 "Gaw"

Stage 7 "Boss Rush" - Part 4 "Gaw"

Gradius II Arcade Stage 7 "Boss Rush" - Part 5 "Intruder"

Stage 7 "Boss Rush" - Part 5 "Intruder"

Gradius II Arcade Boss 7 "Covered Core"

Boss 7 "Covered Core"

Gradius II Arcade Stage 8 "Inside Gofer's Warship"

Stage 8 "Inside Gofer's Warship"

Gradius II Arcade Sub-Boss 8 "Demos"

Sub-Boss 8 "Demos"

Gradius II Arcade Sub-Boss 8 "Crab"

Sub-Boss 8 "Crab"

Gradius II Arcade Stage 8, before Gofer

Stage 8, before Gofer

Gradius II Arcade Boss 8 "Gofer"

Boss 8 "Gofer"

Gradius II Arcade Final Cutscene Part #1

Final Cutscene Part #1

Gradius II Arcade Final Cutscene Part #2

Final Cutscene Part #2

Gradius II Arcade Final Cutscene Part #3

Final Cutscene Part #3

Gradius II Arcade Final Cutscene Part #4

Final Cutscene Part #4

Gradius II Arcade Final Cutscene Part #5

Final Cutscene Part #5

Gradius II Arcade Final Cutscene Part #6

Final Cutscene Part #6

Gradius II Arcade Credits

Credits


Gradius II Screenshots

NES version

Gradius II NES Intro

Intro

Gradius II NES Title screen

Title screen

Gradius II NES Power meter select: in this screen you choose what kind of equipment your ship will acquire along the game.

Power meter select: in this screen you choose what kind of equipment your ship will acquire along the game.

Gradius II NES Starting a game.

Starting a game.

Gradius II NES That symbol over the ship is an upgrade.

That symbol over the ship is an upgrade.

Gradius II NES Flying among asteroids.

Flying among asteroids.

Gradius II NES Shooting a dragon which comes out of those flaming planets.

Shooting a dragon which comes out of those flaming planets.

Gradius II NES The ship with an orbital-weapon upgrade.

The ship with an orbital-weapon upgrade.

Gradius II NES Game over

Game over


Gradius II Screenshots

Sharp X68000 version

Gradius II Sharp X68000 Title screen

Title screen

Gradius II Sharp X68000 Intro

Intro

Gradius II Sharp X68000 Scene from the end of the first game

Scene from the end of the first game

Gradius II Sharp X68000 Configuration, amongst other things you can choose between Japan and US title screens here

Configuration, amongst other things you can choose between Japan and US title screens here

Gradius II Sharp X68000 And this is the US title screen - Vulcan Venture

And this is the US title screen - Vulcan Venture

Gradius II Sharp X68000 Selecting the weapon configuration

Selecting the weapon configuration

Gradius II Sharp X68000 Start of the game

Start of the game

Gradius II Sharp X68000 Stage 1: Burning Heat

Stage 1: Burning Heat

Gradius II Sharp X68000 First boss - Phoenix

First boss - Phoenix

Gradius II Sharp X68000 Stage 2: Synthetic Life, featuring an H. R. Giger inspired layout

Stage 2: Synthetic Life, featuring an H. R. Giger inspired layout

Gradius II Sharp X68000 Stage 3: Crystal World - a field of crystals, which can be shattered and broken up into smaller pieces

Stage 3: Crystal World - a field of crystals, which can be shattered and broken up into smaller pieces

Gradius II Sharp X68000 The boss here is Crystal Core

The boss here is Crystal Core

Gradius II Sharp X68000 Classic volcano-themed stage 4

Classic volcano-themed stage 4

Gradius II Sharp X68000 Fourth boss is Death MK II, the giant laser is his second attack

Fourth boss is Death MK II, the giant laser is his second attack

Gradius II Sharp X68000 Stage 5 with lots of pissed off Moai, plus these red ones can also turn around

Stage 5 with lots of pissed off Moai, plus these red ones can also turn around

Gradius II Sharp X68000 This is the first Gradius game to feature the Option Hunter which, as the name suggests, steals Options from the player

This is the first Gradius game to feature the Option Hunter which, as the name suggests, steals Options from the player

Gradius II Sharp X68000 Fifth boss: Big Moai, jeez... say it, don't spray it!

Fifth boss: Big Moai, jeez... say it, don't spray it!

Gradius II Sharp X68000 The fast scrolling sixth stage

The fast scrolling sixth stage

Gradius II Sharp X68000 Stage 7 is just one big Boss Rush, featuring several bosses from both the original Gradius and Salamanader. This is Brain Golem, he was the first boss in Salamander

Stage 7 is just one big Boss Rush, featuring several bosses from both the original Gradius and Salamanader. This is Brain Golem, he was the first boss in Salamander

Gradius II Sharp X68000 Tetran

Tetran

Gradius II Sharp X68000 Final stage

Final stage

Gradius II Sharp X68000 A gigantic mechanical crab, which is completely invincible... the only thing you can do is dodge beneath its legs and wait until it leaves the screen

A gigantic mechanical crab, which is completely invincible... the only thing you can do is dodge beneath its legs and wait until it leaves the screen

Gradius II Sharp X68000 Primary antagonist and final boss: Gofer, just like the brain in the first game, he doesn't attack

Primary antagonist and final boss: Gofer, just like the brain in the first game, he doesn't attack


Gradius II Screenshots

TurboGrafx CD version

Gradius II TurboGrafx CD The good old Konami logo

The good old Konami logo

Gradius II TurboGrafx CD Title screen

Title screen

Gradius II TurboGrafx CD Upgrading before the real deal

Upgrading before the real deal

Gradius II TurboGrafx CD First level

First level