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Otomedius Excellent

Platform(s): Xbox 360
Genre: Action
Publisher: Konami Europe (EU), Konami (US)
Release Date: 2010

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'Otomedius Excellent' (X360) Gets Special Edition And Release Date

by Rainier on June 1, 2011 @ 7:48 p.m. PDT

Otomedius Excellent features classic Gradius-style, shoot-em-up gameplay that is complemented by a dazzling array of stunning visuals, as well as an improved upgrade system, exclusive downloadable content and thrilling local and online multi-player action.

In Otomedius Excellent, gamers will be able to choose from nine stunning characters as they battle through all-new stages in an expanded world full of intense 2D sidescrolling shooter action. Players can team up for the experience with up to three players locally or online via Xbox Live Arcade. Additionally, an expanded gallery mode allows players to view their unlocked wallpapers and graphics in a gallery that grows as they progress through the game. Gamers will also be able to tap into a wealth of exciting downloadable content to be announced later.

The Special Edition version includes a 2-sided pillowcase featuring the girls of Otomedius, an exclusive art book, and a single disc Otomedius soundtrack. The standalone game will retail for $29.99 while the Special Edition will be available for $49.99. More details of the Special Edition will be revealed at a later date.

Key Features:

  • Classic Gradius-style gameplay gets a stunning update. Experience 2D side-scrolling shoot-em-up gameplay like never before.
  • Brilliant graphics and an excellent soundtrack. Environments are rendered in hi-definition and complemented by thrilling music.
  • Lovely characters to pilot through an expanded world. Choose from nine characters on-disc to battle through all-new stages of thrilling shmup action!
  • Three's company! Team up with a friend or two over Xbox Live Arcade or on one Xbox 360 to have help obtaining hard-to-get items!
  • Eye-popping Gallery mode. View your unlocked stills and graphics in a new Gallery that grows as you progress through the game.

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