Title Data

Action > Shooter > Shoot-'Em-Up > Horizontal
ESRB Descriptor(s):
Mild Fantasy Violence
Wikipedia (EN):

Release Data

Box Title
Region Publisher Product ID Distribution / Barcode Release Date Rating
Gradius III
JP Konami SHVC-G3 4988602564501 12/21/90  
Gradius III
US Konami SNS-G3 083717150008 08/13/91  
Gradius III
JP Konami SHVC-G3 Nintendo Power 12/01/97  
Gradius III
US Konami JAME Virtual Console Wii 04/23/07 E
Gradius III
JP Konami JAMJ Virtual Console Wii 09/25/07 A
Gradius III
EU Nintendo JAMP Virtual Console Wii 09/28/07 7+
Gradius III
KO Konami JAMK Virtual Console Wii 04/26/08 ALL


The gentle Gradians thought they were cured of Bacterion's contemptible curse after generation of germ-free living. Guess again. That wretched fiend is once again wreaking havoc on Gradius and the surrounding planets. It's your destiny to put an end to it. Unless maybe you think life as an amoeba would be pleasant!
In the final forum, you'll have to be as tough as Orakian ore to confront Bacterion and disintegrate its hailstone of a heart. If you do, all that is good in the universe will breathe a sigh of relief. And if you don't, you'll hear the echo of a solitary clap and the final Dark Curtain will fall.


Data and credits for this game contributed by Y0u , Phediuk , Not Dave , Starwolf_UK , steamliner88 , Blueberry Buttface , Guard Master , odino , theclaw135 , WarioFan63 , oliist , hydao , and Djungelurban .

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