Arcade Archives bringing Vs. Gradius to Switch tomorrow

Tom Brown

HAMSTER continues to bring the arcade goods home to the Nintendo Switch, with the studio confirming that yet another classic conversion is landing tomorrow – Vs. Gradius.

The beloved Konami “shmup” originally started as an arcade release, but this isn’t a port of that version. Instead, as Siliconera reports, it’s a port of the arcade converted NES game. It’s all a bit complicated.

ファミコンからアーケードに移植された『VS. グラディウス』がPS4/Switchで配信 #アーケードアーカイブス #アケアカ

— 電撃オンライン (@dengekionline) August 14, 2019

Hamster has also confirmed that Nintendo’s own Vs. Pinball is on the way, as well as the 1983 Taito game Water Ski.

You’ll be able to grab Vs. Gradius via the Nintendo eShop tomorrow, August 15th.

Written by Tom Brown

Always excited to see something a little bit different, Tom is ready to report on games of all shapes and sizes, whether they be wonderful or weird (or, better yet, both.) Rest assured, if Nintendo ever announces Elite Beat Agents 2, he’ll be there.

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