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Auto or manual?
Minibird and bee
Play with tentacles
Sliding penquin, hidden crab
Big enemy appears!
Flying pirate cat
Fight in space
Stage 1 beginning
Close to the end of stage 1
Stage 1 boss
"I am Octopus, programmer of hope and dreams."
"The Bug", arch-nemesis of the Octopus.
"The Bug" eats his way through the asteroid belt, on his way towards Earth.
The five heroes: Octopus, Penguin, Goemon, Popollon and Vic Viper.
Beginning of first level
Halfway through level 1
The Play Select screen.
A quote from the Octopus's diary.
Tako, the programmer.
The five heroes of the game: Tako, Pentarou the penguin, Goemon, Popolon and Big Viper. The famous Konami characters that appear in many of their games.
It's a parody, remember?
A huge Easter island statue.
Two end of level bosses.
Programming dreams seems not a very good idea.
Parodius title screen
Select Auto power-up or Manual power-up.
Start of level 1
Enemies on the ground.
Shoot the birds for power-ups.
Parodius Da title screen.
The statue heads of Easter island.
It's seems Tako is working in the circus.
Don't get hit by bullets.
A mid-level boss.
End of level boss of level one.
Penguin crowd and a smoking Moai
Choosing one of the four different characters
Selecting power-up type: Auto or Manual
Start of the game, very Gradius-like
Playing as Pentarou on stage 1 - Island of Pirates
Oh no, the Cat Battleship is burning
Playing as Twinbee on stage 2 - Las Vegas Circus. And that's my favorite bell power-up in this game: the bullhorn that spouts deadly catch phrases
Damn clowns and their bubbles
A giant Las Vegas showgirl is the mid-boss here
Playing as Octopus on stage 3: Candy Land
What's there in the background, you ask? A parody of Botticelli's "The Birth of Venus" of course
Title Screen (PAL / European version)
Player Select Game Options
Big guns in the Lollipop level
Death of an Octopus!
Title Screen (Japanese)
The skeletons are difficult, the pigs are easy
A horde of goblins attack!
A ghostly spirit of a boss
Inside the bathhouse, penguins take their showers
Interrupting an octopus washing his hair is just rude
Twinbee swims underwater unleashing many boxing glove punches!
Play as Vic Viper, Octopus, Twin Bee or Pentarou
The first level
Defeated the cat-ship
The first boss
Picked up a megaphone
Fly between the dancer's legs at the right moment
The second boss
Shoot your way through these bubbles
In-between levels, you can shoot some easy enemies to power up
If you collect a green bell, you become large and invincible
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