Contra Archive

  • Star Wars as a Run-and-gun Contra Game, Starring Chewbacca

    Continuing to spread Star Wars fever in the wake of last week’s The Force Awakens trailer and Star Wars: Battlefront announcement, Konami has released a special update for its free-to-play Android and iOS card battle game Star Wars: Force Collection. This free update adds in […]

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  • Konami Teases the Return of Contra

    Konami Teases the Return of Contra

    Konami streamed a pre-E3 video showcase earlier this evening — which you can watch here, if you can get the site to actually load — and during the closing sequence an animation of a fireball shooting across the screen played before taking the shape of […]

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  • Review: Contra 4

    Review: Contra 4

    Platform: Nintendo DS Publisher: Konami Developer: WayForward Technologies Release Date: 11/06/07 Genre: Arcade Players: 1 – 2 Mention Contra to a group of gamers and you’ll see eyes widen as war stories flow forward about the times they busted controllers or kicked an NES across […]

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  • MGS: Portable Ops Plus, Contra 4 Assault Store Shelves

    MGS: Portable Ops Plus, Contra 4 Assault Store Shelves

    Continuing its run of triple-A portable game releases, what with the likes of Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles and Silent Hill Origins dropping in recent weeks, Konami has launched Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops Plus for the PSP and Contra 4 for the DS. Both […]

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  • E3 2007: Contra 4 Screenshots

    E3 2007: Contra 4 Screenshots

    26 new screenshots from Contra 4 for the DS.  

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  • Contra 4 Exploding Onto DS

    Contra 4 Exploding Onto DS

    Konami has released word today announcing Contra 4 for the Nintendo DS. In development by WayForward Technologies in honor of the famed franchise’s 20th anniversary this year, Contra 4 (which is still a working title) picks up two years following Contra III: The Alien Wars […]

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  • <i>Contra</i> is Live, but Kinda Broke

    Contra is Live, but Kinda Broke

    It seems that the arcade and NES Konami classic isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Though I haven’t had the chance to play it, with that Gear of War game and everything, others are finding that the online cooperative play is seriously messed up. […]

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  • <i>Contra</i> Headed for Live Arcade

    Contra Headed for Live Arcade

    One of my favorite games from my youth, Contra, will be making its appearance once more as a downloadable offering on the Xbox 360. Due to hit consoles this Wednesday morning, it will only cost you 400 Microsoft Points ($5) to keep and relive all […]

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