The game has hundreds of traditional rpg elements many of which you pioneered decades ago when Sakaguchi was still a part of the team. No need for re-inventing yourself, or coming up with fancy new terms for a new battle system.
And most of all, it's selling out everywhere in all territories, as a platform exclusive!
And Yoichi Wada continues to figure out what went wrong this generation.
Gradius V - 2-2 2,796,400Type 3 Gradius III - 9,999,999