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Contra is a classic arcade side-scrolling shooter from the early console/arcade days that was known for being on the rather challenging side of things when talking about its difficulty level. Since the original game’s release, there have been a few add-ons to the franchise, all of which being challenging in their own right and keeping that difficulty level tradition alive.
Konami has brought a little Star Wars love to Contra with a new Star Wars themed mini-game that has now gone live today. If you are a fan of either franchise, you will want to check this out, especially if you like anything related to Chewbacca, since the big hairy beast is the main character of this new mini-game.
Back in June we brought word that Konami’s would be bringing the first full licensed Contra game to Android called Contra: Evolution. The porting / remaking of the original Contra game was done by CocoaChina/Chukong who secured the rights to handle this project and since our last article about Contra: Evolution making its way to Android, the game has already been released onto iOS. It is, however, now available for Android users as well.
While of the more popular platform shooters from back in the day has been the Contra series of games. CocoaChina/Chukong have secured the rights to publish the game worldwide from Konami, making this the first fully licensed mobile version on a Contra game. Contra Evolution has been out since January in China but now that the rights to publish worldwide have been secured it will be coming to the US soon.