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If Konami Makes A New Contra It Has To Do "Something New" Says Castlevania Producer

By Spencer . August 12, 2013 . 7:20pm

“I think if you’re going to bring Contra back you’ve got to be able to do something unique and intuitive that hasn’t been done before. You can’t just bring out a generic shooter,” said Konami producer Dave Cox.

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Konami Bringing Contra, Pro Evo Soccer, And Frogger To Nintendo 3DS

By Ishaan . October 18, 2010 . 9:26am

Konami’s European division say to stay tuned for more news in the coming months.

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Contra Rebirth Impressions Catapult From A Helicopter

By Denpa no Sekai . May 25, 2009 . 9:08am

Contra Rebirth may be available now, but the majority of hardcore Contra fans outside of Japan still probably have no idea that a new episode is wreaking havoc on Nintendo’s retro-friendly virtual platform. But how much of Contra Rebirth is actually new?

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Konami Stealthily Brings Contra Rebirth On WiiWare

By Spencer . May 8, 2009 . 1:36am

Following the footsteps of Gradius ReBirth, Konami quietly announced Contra ReBirth on a product page. The WiiWare game goes on sale in Japan on May 12 for 1,000 Wii Points and has two player co-op play.

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Contra 4 for the DS does updating old-school games right

By Dan . November 20, 2007 . 10:43am

[originally appeared at thebbps.com]    Talk about taking me back to the old days. Quite simply Contra 4 does everything to pay homage to the old 2-D sidescrollers while avoiding the pitfalls of copying them exactly. I mean let's be honest, those games WERE great, but they definitely had problems that we really wouldn't (or […]

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Contra 4, mobile phone edition

By Spencer . October 24, 2007 . 7:49am

The Nintendo DS isn’t the only way to play Contra 4. Some variation of Contra 4 is heading to a cell phone near you minus the NES ports and virtual museum. In the picture above, Contra 4: cell phone is on the left and a scaled down picture of Contra 4 DS is on the […]

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Hands on Contra 4

By Spencer . July 14, 2007 . 7:51pm

Contra 4 brings the Contra series back to its arcade roots with a long vertical screen and throws in a grappling hook with good measure. The E3 demo pushed players in a jungle level where alien troops run towards you, just like the arcade game. You run over a bridge that explodes and saucers fly […]

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Twenty years later, Contra 4

By Spencer . June 20, 2007 . 9:21am

Konami announced they are developing Contra 4 (working title) for the Nintendo DS. Contra 4 takes place after the events of Contra III: The Alien Wars and introduces a new alien force, the Black Viper. Contra 4 sticks to the series 2D side scrolling shooter roots and it introduces a dual screen battlefield. The other […]