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Nemesis is the first portable game in the Gradius series, released for the Game Boy in 1990. This is not the same game as the European and Japanese Nemesis on the MSX. The game has five stages and plays similarly to previous Gradius games. It was released in North America and Japan.

This game allows the player to select the stage and the number of available extra lives from the very start.

This is also the only game in the series to use the European name of the Gradius series, "Nemesis", internationally.

The game was later included in the compilation Konami GB Collection Vol. 1, where it is titled Gradius.

The sequel to this game is Gradius: The Interstellar Assault, also know as Nemesis II: Return of the Hero.

Stages

StageNameMid-BossBossMusic
1 VolcanoVolcanoSuper Big CoreFree Flyer ~ Challenger 1985 (medley)
2 CellZub RushCrawlerFortress
3 MoaiZigzagStrikerThe Old Stone Age
4 BoneAmbRecklessFossil With Intention
5 FortressNoneMother Computer ZDon't Leave Me Alone

Enemies

Gallery

See also

Game Boy Gradius games
Ships Vic ViperCoreship
Nemesis Stages VolcanoCellMoaiBoneFortress
Gradius: The Interstellar Assault Stages RemainsBattleship InteriorAsteroid BeltPlanet SurfaceFortress
Nemesis Bosses VolcanoSuper Big CoreZub RushCrawlerZigzagStrikerAmbRecklessMother Computer Z
Gradius: The Interstellar Assault Bosses Infected StatueCore ReactorVolcano CoreFortress GateGuardian CoreEscape Ship
Gradius Video Games
Gradius series GradiusGradius IIGradius IIIGradius GaidenGradius IVGradius GalaxiesGradius VGradius ReBirthGradius: The Interstellar AssaultGradius NEOGradius NEO Imperial
Spin-offs Salamander (Life Force) (MSX ver.)• Salamander 2Nemesis 2 (Nemesis '90 Kai) • Nemesis 3Nemesis (Game Boy)Cosmic WarsSolar Assault
Parody games ParodiusParodius Da!Gokujō Parodius!Jikkyō Oshaberi ParodiusSexy ParodiusParo WarsOtomedius (Otomedius Gorgeous) • Otomedius X: Excellent!
Other games ScrambleFalsionThunder CrossThunder Cross IISpace ManbowForce GearTrigonXexex
Pachislot Gradius: The SlotCR Parodius Da! EXGokuraku Parodius
Cancelled Vic ViperGradius ArcSalamander HD Remaster