Tag Archives: Treasure

Game music: Gradius V

Gradius V ThumbnailThere was no way I could post Ikaruga last week and not follow up with my other favourite shmup. I bought an Xbox to play Ikaruga, but the console saw plenty of other uses. On the other hand, I bought a PS2 purely and solely to play Gradius V. It’s that good. And unlike Ikaruga, I’m not entirely awful at it.
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Game music: Ikaruga

Ikaruga ThumbnailIf you were to plot all the games I’ve ever played on a graph, with one axis representing enjoyment and one representing competence, I dare say there’d be a reasonably clear pattern. There would, however, be one clear outlier. Treasure’s Ikaruga.
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