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gradius game

Take control of an advance space craft known as Vic Viper and maneuver between enemy fire and alien spacecrafts in this old school arcade shooter – Gradius! Collect capsules and fill your power meter to unlock new weapons and unleash even more powerful attacks!

Gradius (also known as Nemesis) is a classic horizontal side scrolling arcade shooter released back in 1985 for the Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES). This shoot’em up video game is famous for its extreme difficulty and varied power-ups. In this game, the player takes control of the trans-dimensional spaceship called Vic Viper. The player must then battle waves of enemies through various environments and emerge victorious. The game’s space ship starts off as relatively weak and unfit for combat, however, with enough power ups, you can upgrade your ship to become a mean fighting machine. Have fun!

Click inside the screen to activate controls

Arrow Keys – Directional Buttons / Movement
Press “Z” Key – A button
Press “X” Key – B button
Space – Select
Enter – Start

To save your game:hover over the emulator screen and use the icons to save your progress.
Down arrow icon (save), Up arrow icon (load).

There have been 9 likes from 12 votes on this game.

Game Controls

Click screen to activate.
    = Directions
Z = A   X = B
 enter ↵  = Start
  space   = Select

Game Reviews


Play Gradius game online in your browser free of charge on Arcade Spot. Gradius is a high quality game that works in all major modern web browsers. This online game is part of the Arcade, Shooting, Emulator, and NES gaming categories. Gradius has 9 likes from 12 user ratings. If you enjoy this game then also play games Gradius III and Gradius 2. Arcade Spot brings you the best games without downloading and a fun gaming experience on your computers, mobile phones, and tablets. New arcade games and the most popular free online games are added every day to the site.