Otomedius Excellent (オトメディウスX（エクセレント！） Otomediusu X (Ekuserento!)) is an Xbox 360 game and the sequel to the 2007 arcade game Otomedius by Konami, which is a spin-off of the side-shooting game Gradius series. It was released in March of 2011 in Japan and early November of 2011.
Otomedius Excellent features a single player campaign with a new story, and a Multiplay mode in which 2 other players can play in. Players with an Xbox Live subscription can play online with other players in Score Attack mode and check their scores against other players on the Leaderboard. Alternate costumes and new stages were made available after release.
In the year 2011 A.D., after the civilization war between the Angel Squadrons and the Gofer Sisters before their memories taken the music box has been forbidden. The Inter-Dimensional Organization G is now continue of the new Bacterian Army with 4 new member squadrons to defeat the unknown Bacterian Force and the Dark Force was taken to earth and revolved their destruction but the Squadrons has going back in time to finished their most powerful forces among the real world of planet Gradius.
New Characters playable
- Arnval, pilot of Anthurium. From Busou Shinki.
- Strarf, pilot of Alpinia. From Busou Shinki
- Gesshi Hanafuuma, pilot of Axelay Viper. From Getsu Fuuma Den.
- Kokoro Belmont, pilot of Stavros. From Castlevania.
- Stage 1: The Big Wave (Coastline Beach)
- Stage 2 : Midnight Tetran (Tokyo 66)
- Stage 3 : Spelunker of Hell (Underground Cave)
- Stage 4 : The Ancient Bacterian (Somewhere in the Forest)
- Stage 5 : The Return of Cosmic War (Space Battle with the Gradian's Fleet)
- Stage 6 : Dark Force's Ambition Part 1: Boss Rush (Space-Time Warp)
- Stage 7 : Dark Force's Ambition Part 2: The Death Bringer (Bacterian Mothership)
- Final Stage: Dark Force's Ambition Part 3: The Final Hope (Ruin Cores and Landed on Earth for the Last Battle)
Extra Stage 1: Skills to the Test (St. Gradius Academy)
Extra Stage 2: Message from Emon-5 (Yebisuboshi ~Emon-5's Hometown~)
Extra Stage 3: The Reunion (Donburi Island)
Final Stage: Dark Force (Human Form)
For more information on Weapon Cards, please go here.
Otomedius X Opening
USA:T (13 and up)
Japan:C (15 and up)
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|Spin-offs||Salamander (Life Force) (MSX ver.)• Salamander 2 • Nemesis (MSX) • Nemesis 2 (Nemesis '90 Kai) • Nemesis 3 • Nemesis (Game Boy) • Cosmic Wars • Solar Assault|
|Parody games||Parodius • Parodius Da! • Gokujō Parodius! • Jikkyō Oshaberi Parodius • Sexy Parodius • Paro Wars • Otomedius (Otomedius Gorgeous) • Otomedius X: Excellent!|
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