The Queensrÿche is the boss of stage 10 in Nemesis 3. It is the only boss in Nemesis 3 to have multiple cores and forms. It requires any person playing the game to use the Back beam to destroy it. It is possible to utilize the multiples without Back beam if you are using the SHADOW-type option and at maximum speed, but if not, your only choice is Back beam.

Attack Patterns

Form 1: The Front Of The Queensrÿche

The front of the Queensrÿche will simply move up and down, occasionally shooting a huge beam. It will continue doing this until it is destroyed. Be warned however, that its core shields will release bullets.

Form 2:The Queensrÿche's Main Body

The Queensrÿche will start moving around the screen, almost unavoidably. The Vixen must enter it's back, but the turrets there are only destroyable with a Back beam. If the turrets are destroyed, the Queensrÿche is defenseless except for attempting to crush the player.


  • The name Queensrÿche is a reference to the heavy metal band of the same name.


Characters James Burton (Metalion) • David Burton (Vixen) • GaudieVenomVenom's Aides
Nemesis 2 stages Colossus PlanetPlant PlanetAncient PlanetFloating ContinentsPlanet of FireLiving PlanetSinVenom Mothership
Nemesis 3 stages Stage 1Stage 2Stage 3Stage 4Stage 5Stage 6Stage 7Stage 8Stage 9Stage 10Stage 11
Nemesis 2 bosses Statue GuardiansRiot WarshipMisfit WarshipAsteroid FieldBig Core X10Prominence ZoneMayhem WarshipBiological OrganismBlock CoreAbandon WarshipVenom
Nemesis '90 Kai exclusive bosses Lizard CoreLASER CoreBig Core MK II KaiBeta Core
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Core Warships
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