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Contra

Average Rating: 7.42/10
Video Game Rank: 303
Xbox 360 Rank: 97
NES Rank: 14
Wii Rank: 55
Arcade Rank: 11
Amstrad CPC Rank: 7
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Primary Name
Contra
Alternate Names
Gryzor
Probotector
魂斗羅
Platform
Genre
Theme
Series
Mode
Minimum Players
1
Maximum Players
2
Release Date
1987-02-20
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Wii Virtual Console (MSX) edition
Rel Date: 2010-02-02
Publisher: Konami
Wii
Developer: Konami
Media: Downloadable Content
Region: 
Rating: CERO: A (All ages)
Japanese
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Xbox 360 XBLA edition
Rel Date: 2006-11-08
Publisher: Konami
Xbox 360
Developer: Backbone Entertainment
Media: Downloadable Content
Region: 
Rating: ESRB: E10+
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US NES edition
Rel Date: 1988-02-00
Publisher: Konami
NES
Developer: Konami
Media: Cartridge
Region: North America
Rating: 
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Arcade edition
Rel Date: 1987-02-20
Publisher: Konami
Arcade
Developer: Konami
Media: Arcade Machine
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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魂斗羅
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Japanese Famicom edition
Rel Date: 1987-02-20
Publisher: Konami
NES
Developer: Konami
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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English/European Amstrad CPC Floppy Disk edition
Rel Date: 1987-00-00
Publisher: Ocean Software
Amstrad CPC
Developer: Ocean Software
Media: 3" Floppy Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English, French, German
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European Amstrad CPC Cassette edition
Rel Date: 1987-00-00
Publisher: Ocean Software
Amstrad CPC
Developer: Ocean Software
Media: Compact Cassette
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English, French, German
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Spanish Amstrad CPC edition
Rel Date: 1987-00-00
Publisher: Erbe Software, S.A.
Amstrad CPC
Developer: Ocean Software
Media: Compact Cassette
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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User Summary:
Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, B, A, [Select for 2 Players], Start. Need I say more? This was the game that made the Konami code famous. Seriously, they expected you to be able to fight through an endless swarm of bullets and nasty enemies with only 12 lives (3 lives per credit with up to 3 continues)? Even with 30 lives per credit, you'd probably end up continuing at least once (or more...). A single bullet kills you. Falling off the scrolling screen kills you. Touching an enemy kills you. The list goes on, and if you're playing this with quarters, it's sucking them up.

You're some sort of commando fighting some sort of alien and/or terrorist force in a jungle and military complex setting. Enough of a setting and plot to justify adrenaline-packed romp through this 8-bit classic. So, grab nearly endless lives, grab a friend, and fight your way up the screen, into the screen, across the screen, and through a glorious adventure. Along the way you'll find a variety of weapons that increase your killing power and the style of shots (spread, fireballs, etc). Keep firing, do your best to dodge bullets, and be glad you remembered to enter the code before the adventure began.

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Statistics
Video Game Rank: 303
Xbox 360 Rank: 97
NES Rank: 14
Wii Rank: 55
Arcade Rank: 11
Amstrad CPC Rank: 7
Num Ratings: 308
Average Rating: 7.42
Standard Deviation: 1.40
Num Views: 1692
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Avg. Game Weight: 3.8
Fans: 3
Personal Comments: 40
Users Owning: 176
Users Wanting: 4
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