Briefly: But it’s got to be the prettiest mouthful I’ve ever seen. If you can’t stop looking at these mesmerising GIFs either, check in on its Kickstarter campaign while you still can.
After the vertical shoot-em-up’s arcade debut in 2001, it was ported over to several home consoles: the GameCube, the Dreamcast, and even the Xbox 360 via the Live Arcade. Heck, there was even an Android port released this January. Now, it’s the PC’s turn.
The side-scrolling shmup that’s part Gradius, part anime fetish fulfilment, Otomedius Excellent, is coming to the Xbox 360 later this year. Konami reassured fans of Gradius gameplay today that the brightly coloured arcade shooter that features girls-as-spaceships is still on the cards with a handful of new screen shots.