is a turn-based strategy video game
produced by Konami
in 1997. It features characters and conflicts based upon the popular Parodius series
of video games which in turn is a parody of the long running Gradius series
. It is the sixth installment of the Parodius
series and is the Parodius
equivalent to Cosmic Wars
, a turn-based strategy game set in the Gradius
universe, or R·Type Command
, set in the R·Type
The "second great world war Parodius" that led the world into a fit of laughter ended more than 50 years ago. Three military organizations: "The Alliance Penta", "Organization Koitsu and Aitsu" and "Alliance Araji" will control each other in secret, and as a result of peace is maintained through this exquisite balance. However, this stability began to alter when a mysterious cat named John Myan Jiro begins to interfere in these relationships. Win the "third great war of the world Parodius" for peace and honor of your country!
The object of Paro Wars
is to utilize an army composed of Parodius
characters (penguins, octopuses, etc.) and battle enemies on various 3D
-rendered battlefields. There are many different unit types, ranging from troops, to planes, to tank-like vehicles. A single scenario may take multiple hours to complete.