|Released By||A&L Soft|
|Patching Information||No Special Requirements|
|Genre||Action > Shooter|
|Release Date||11 October 2002|
|Last Modified||09 January 2016|
Parodius is an action shooter game for the MSX.
A&L Soft originally released this as a translated ROM image. The Whirlpool took this and created an IPS patch, so that people with a legitimately obtained original Japanese ROM image could play this game with a clear conscience. Romhacking.net is hosting this patch with the Whirlpool’s exclusive permission.
Keep in mind that this is only for the ROM version of the game. If you go to the A&L website you’ll find other distributions, including a disk image more easily playable on real MSX systems. Not that we would suggest such a thing, of course.
The difference with this Parodius is it has a lot more story than most iterations. And while it’s not translated all too well (Big Viper?! Blasphemy!), it’s understandable enough. More than its original Japanese, at any rate. Translator Takamichi Suzukawa has also translated the manual for your loving enjoyment.
ROM / ISO Information:
- Parodius (1988) (Konami) (J).ROM
- CRC32: 9BB308F5
- MD5: 790972D4E53FCBC2EE46317A583FB52E
- SHA-1: 2220363AE56EF707AB2471FCDB36F4816AD1D32C
- SHA-256: 52FE4700C10F91167A5D2F0596772D1081E8D4D5B529C732B907C15B31170511