HG101 Presents: The Unofficial Guide to Konami Shooters


Cover artwork by Rusty Shackles

Shoot the core! Hardcore Gaming 101 Presents: The Unofficial Guide to Konami Shooters includes 154 pages with full reviews of nearly fifty Konami shoot-em-ups – starting from the 1981 arcade game Scramble, through GradiusTwinBee and Parodius, and up to Otomedius – plus reviews of clone games, homages, soundtracks, trivia, and more!

To Purchase:

Paperbacks

US Amazon – $25.00
US Amazon: Kindle – $6.99

UK Amazon: Color – £17.00
UK Amazon: Kindle 

Also available on all other Amazon Europe sites for retail price of 21 euros.

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The contents are based on the following articles from the site, rewritten and reedited with even more insight and information!

Gradius
Life Force / Salamander
Parodius
TwinBee
Otomedius
Assorted Konami Shooters including:
Scramble / Super Cobra
Time Pilot
Gyruss
Ajax
Falsion
Crisis Force
Knightmare: Majou Densetsu
Hi no Tori
Axelay
Thunder Cross
Trigon / Lightning Fighters
Space Manbow
Quarth
Xexex
The Shooting Minigames of Tokimeki Memorial
Satazius
Hydorah

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