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Gradius

Class: Licensed
Cart ID: NES-GR-USA
Publisher: Konami
Developer: Konami
Region: United States (USA)
Rarity:
3  Cart: Very Common
4  Box: Common
3  Manual: Very Common
Peripherals: Standard or Compatible Controller
TV Format: NTSC
Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)
Released: 1986
Pak Type:
Standard Cart
Collector Stats & Tracking:
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Sources of Information

Hardware Profiles
1 - NES-CN-ROM-256-01
PCB
NES-CN-ROM-256-01
UNIF Board
NES-CNROM
INES Mapper
3
Mirroring
Vertical
Battery-backed
No
WRAM
0
VRAM
0
CIC Type
3193A

Rom Sets
Type Name Size CRC32
PRG0 NES-GR-0 PRG 32 KB 2FB0FF59
CHR0 NES-GR-0 CHR 32 KB 0DDDD32E
ROMs Combined: 64 KB 350D835E

Major Variations for Gradius:
Title Code
Gradius (5 screw) NES-GR-USA
Gradius (New Seal of Quality) NES-GR-USA

Associated Releases:
Reg. Title Code
Gradius NES-GR-UKV
Gradius NES-GR-ITA
Gradius NES-GR-EEC
Gradius NES-GR-NOE
Gradius NES-GR-FRG

Codes, Cheats & Spoilers
 =>Power Up: Once per level, press START to pause the game, then press
U U D D L R L R B A START to be powered up.
=>Continue: Press D U B A B A B A B A on the "Game Over" screen when the music
starts to play.
=>Level Skip: Kill the enemy ship at the end of each level within 5 seconds to
skip ahead 1 level.
Screenshots

Nintendo Power Top 30
We've recreated the Nintendo Power TOP 30 from Player's, Pro's & Dealer's, here on NintendoAge. Following are all of the issue #'s where this game appeared in the TOP 30, what score it received (# of #votes) and the rank it received in that issue.
Issue Date Score Rank
Nintendo Power #001 07/1988 7 23
Nintendo Power #003 11/1988 944 25