Nemesis (ネメシス Nemeshisu?) is the first portable game in the Gradius series, released for the Game Boy in 1990. This is not the same game as Nemesis of Europe and Japan 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.

Gradius (グラディウス Guradiusu?) is a horizontally-scrolling shoot ’em up, produced by Konami, originally released as a coin-operated arcade game in 1985. It was the first game in the Gradius series of shoot ’em ups. In Gradius, the player must maneuver a spacecraft known as the Vic Viper that must defend itself from the various alien enemies. The game featured a power-up system in which a weapon selection meter called the “power meter”, based upon collecting capsules to ‘purchase’ additional weapon

The arcade version of Gradius was released internationally outside Japan under the title of Nemesis, although later releases kept the original title. Home versions were released for various platforms, such as the Famicom/NES, the MSX home computer, and the PC Engine, among other formats. The original arcade game and some of the home versions has also been included in various compilation releases and are available for download in services such as the Virtual Console and PlayStation Network.

Nemesis Remakes

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This 1985 Konami classic is one that set a standard. Nemesis, also known as Gradius, is a trendsetting sideway shooting game. Originally release for MSX, this Windows version was done for the retro remakes competition.


Nemesis Remakes

>Remakes Online by Kotai , that’s NEMESIS



>Another and last remake of the 1985 Classic Shooter Nemesis by Konami  :

Nemesis (Gradius I) is a horizontally-scrolling shoot ’em up released by Konami in 1985 for video arcades. It was the first game to be released in the Gradius series and the second in terms of chronology.

Nemesis, AKA Gradius, revolutionized shoot-em-ups when it appeared in 1985. A sort of semi-sequel to Konami’s earlier Scramble, Nemesis set many of the precedents for the Golden Age of shooters. Its awesome array of collectible weaponry influenced many games, particularly R-Type.

Nemesis spawned a long-running series of follow-ups such as Salamander, Vulcan Venture all the way to 2004’s Gradius V.

System Requirements:

1.2MHZ CPU or higher
Sound Card
DX7 or higher
3d hardware accelerated GFX card (TNT2/Geforce2 or above)


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