History VideoGame / Parodius

27th Feb '18 9:05:03 AM Antronach
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** And some are from other Konami properties, like the ''Castlevania'' theme remix and such. Holy fuck they just used [[VideoGame/DanceDanceRevolution Brilliant2u]] in the first stage of ''Jikkyō Oshaberi Parodius'' (originally That's the Way I Like It) in the PSP collection!

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** And some are from other Konami properties, like the remixes of ''Castlevania'' theme remix music (mainly from ''Kid Dracula'') and such. Holy fuck they just used [[VideoGame/DanceDanceRevolution Brilliant2u]] in the first stage of ''Jikkyō Oshaberi Parodius'' (originally even Brilliant2u ''VideoGame/DanceDanceRevolution'' that replaced That's the Way I Like It) It in the PSP collection!collection.
19th Feb '18 3:17:08 AM Kaabisteru
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Parodius plays much like the Gradius series, but much [[LighterAndSofter Fluffier]] and [[DenserAndWackier Nuttier]]. Many of the characters are drawn from other {{Creator/Konami}} games, including the [[VideoGame/{{Gradius}} Vic Viper]] (whose [[AttackDrone Option]] is itself playable in ''Sexy Parodius''), VideoGame/{{Twinbee}}, [[VideoGame/GanbareGoemon Goemon]], [[VideoGame/AntarcticAdventure Pentarou the penguin]], VideoGame/KidDracula, and Upa (the baby hero of ''Bio Miracle Bokette Upa''). Characters original to the series have included:

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Parodius plays much like the Gradius series, but much [[LighterAndSofter Fluffier]] and [[DenserAndWackier Nuttier]]. Many of the characters are drawn from other {{Creator/Konami}} games, including the [[VideoGame/{{Gradius}} Vic Viper]] (whose [[AttackDrone Option]] is itself playable in ''Sexy Parodius''), VideoGame/{{Twinbee}}, [[VideoGame/GanbareGoemon Goemon]], [[VideoGame/AntarcticAdventure Pentarou the penguin]], Penguin,[[note]]Who's the son of ''Penta Penguin'' from [[VideoGame/AntarcticAdventure Antarctic Adventure-series]][[/note]] VideoGame/KidDracula, and [[VideoGame/{{BioMiracleBokutteUpa}} Upa (the baby hero of ''Bio Miracle Bokette Upa''). the Baby Prince]].

Characters original to the series have included:
17th Feb '18 9:42:31 PM nombretomado
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* GroinAttack: The tanuki boss's secondary weakness in ''Sexy Parodius;'' fitting since [[spoiler: being a tanuki, he has a ridiculously large nutsack.]] Seriously, just ''try'' and resist [[NotCheatingUnlessYouGetCaught doing it to him while he's meditating.]] I dare you. ''[[PulpFiction I double dare you, motherfucker.]]''

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* GroinAttack: The tanuki boss's secondary weakness in ''Sexy Parodius;'' fitting since [[spoiler: being a tanuki, he has a ridiculously large nutsack.]] Seriously, just ''try'' and resist [[NotCheatingUnlessYouGetCaught doing it to him while he's meditating.]] I dare you. ''[[PulpFiction ''[[Film/PulpFiction I double dare you, motherfucker.]]''
5th Jan '18 12:51:16 AM Cryoclaste
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* SpiritualSuccessor: {{Otomedius}} seems to be this, what with two of the Parodius bosses appearing in Otomedius Gorgeous (Eliza the Mermaid and Yoshiko, Empress of Easter Island respectively). Parodius seems to live on through pachinko and pachislot games, however.

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* SpiritualSuccessor: {{Otomedius}} ''VideoGame/{{Otomedius}}'' seems to be this, what with two of the Parodius bosses appearing in Otomedius Gorgeous ''Otomedius Gorgeous'' (Eliza the Mermaid and Yoshiko, Empress of Easter Island respectively). Parodius seems to live on through pachinko and pachislot games, however.
29th Dec '17 1:15:20 PM nombretomado
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Parodius plays much like the Gradius series, but much [[LighterAndSofter Fluffier]] and [[DenserAndWackier Nuttier]]. Many of the characters are drawn from other {{Creator/Konami}} games, including the [[VideoGame/{{Gradius}} Vic Viper]] (whose [[AttackDrone Option]] is itself playable in ''Sexy Parodius''), VideoGame/{{Twinbee}}, [[GanbareGoemon Goemon]], [[VideoGame/AntarcticAdventure Pentarou the penguin]], VideoGame/KidDracula, and Upa (the baby hero of ''Bio Miracle Bokette Upa''). Characters original to the series have included:

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Parodius plays much like the Gradius series, but much [[LighterAndSofter Fluffier]] and [[DenserAndWackier Nuttier]]. Many of the characters are drawn from other {{Creator/Konami}} games, including the [[VideoGame/{{Gradius}} Vic Viper]] (whose [[AttackDrone Option]] is itself playable in ''Sexy Parodius''), VideoGame/{{Twinbee}}, [[GanbareGoemon [[VideoGame/GanbareGoemon Goemon]], [[VideoGame/AntarcticAdventure Pentarou the penguin]], VideoGame/KidDracula, and Upa (the baby hero of ''Bio Miracle Bokette Upa''). Characters original to the series have included:
3rd Oct '17 3:02:00 PM Kaabisteru
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* [[{{Expy}} Exported Weapons]]: The angelic pig Michael (and even moreso Mike in ''Jikkyō Oshaberi Parodius'') has the attacks of ''VideoGame/{{Darius}}'''s Silver Hawk, and Hikaru uses weapons from the ''Thunder Cross'' ship. And Ran is the [[VideoGame/RType R9 Leo]]. Mambo has Screw Laser from MSX's ''Nemesis''-series and Search Laser from ''Xexex''.

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* [[{{Expy}} Exported Weapons]]: The angelic pig Michael (and [[note]]and even moreso Mike in ''Jikkyō Oshaberi Parodius'') Parodius''[[/note]] has the attacks of ''VideoGame/{{Darius}}'''s Silver Hawk, and Hikaru uses weapons from the ''Thunder Cross'' ship. And Ran is the [[VideoGame/RType R9 Leo]]. Mambo meanwhile has Screw Laser from MSX's ''Nemesis''-series and Search Laser from ''Xexex''.
26th Jun '17 5:15:47 PM Berrenta
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->'''''[[YouBastard Do Not Play Seriously!]]'''''
-->-- Closing line of opening cutscene from ''MSX Parodius''.
29th Apr '17 4:34:29 PM nombretomado
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* ShoutOut: Even past the [[{{Expy}} exported characters]] and ShootEmUp homages. Starting with the third game, many levels have been based on other Konami properties, including but not limited to ''TokimekiMemorial'', ''VideoGame/GanbareGoemon'', ''VideoGame/LethalEnforcers'', ''Taisen Puzzle Dama'', ''Franchise/{{Castlevania}}'', ''VideoGame/YieArKungFu'', and ''[[VideoGame/LivePowerfulProBaseball Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu]]''.

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* ShoutOut: Even past the [[{{Expy}} exported characters]] and ShootEmUp homages. Starting with the third game, many levels have been based on other Konami properties, including but not limited to ''TokimekiMemorial'', ''VisualNovel/TokimekiMemorial'', ''VideoGame/GanbareGoemon'', ''VideoGame/LethalEnforcers'', ''Taisen Puzzle Dama'', ''Franchise/{{Castlevania}}'', ''VideoGame/YieArKungFu'', and ''[[VideoGame/LivePowerfulProBaseball Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu]]''.
15th Mar '17 6:39:22 PM nombretomado
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* ''Parodius ~Tako wa Chikyū o Sukū~''[[labelnote:translation]]"The Octopus Saves the Earth"[[/labelnote]] (1988, for {{MSX}})

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* ''Parodius ~Tako wa Chikyū o Sukū~''[[labelnote:translation]]"The Octopus Saves the Earth"[[/labelnote]] (1988, for {{MSX}}){{UsefulNotes/MSX}})
26th Feb '17 2:43:07 PM nombretomado
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Parodius plays much like the Gradius series, but much [[LighterAndSofter Fluffier]] and [[DenserAndWackier Nuttier]]. Many of the characters are drawn from other {{Konami}} games, including the [[VideoGame/{{Gradius}} Vic Viper]] (whose [[AttackDrone Option]] is itself playable in ''Sexy Parodius''), VideoGame/{{Twinbee}}, [[GanbareGoemon Goemon]], [[VideoGame/AntarcticAdventure Pentarou the penguin]], VideoGame/KidDracula, and Upa (the baby hero of ''Bio Miracle Bokette Upa''). Characters original to the series have included:

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Parodius plays much like the Gradius series, but much [[LighterAndSofter Fluffier]] and [[DenserAndWackier Nuttier]]. Many of the characters are drawn from other {{Konami}} {{Creator/Konami}} games, including the [[VideoGame/{{Gradius}} Vic Viper]] (whose [[AttackDrone Option]] is itself playable in ''Sexy Parodius''), VideoGame/{{Twinbee}}, [[GanbareGoemon Goemon]], [[VideoGame/AntarcticAdventure Pentarou the penguin]], VideoGame/KidDracula, and Upa (the baby hero of ''Bio Miracle Bokette Upa''). Characters original to the series have included:



* GorgeousGorgon: One serves as the end boss of one of two possible third levels in ''Sexy Parodius''. Of course, given that level pays homage to ''Franchise/{{Castlevania}}'', and [[{{Konami}} who made both]], this is a given.

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* GorgeousGorgon: One serves as the end boss of one of two possible third levels in ''Sexy Parodius''. Of course, given that level pays homage to ''Franchise/{{Castlevania}}'', and [[{{Konami}} [[{{Creator/Konami}} who made both]], this is a given.
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