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Contra Advance: The Alien Wars EX (Game Boy Advance)

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Description

Based on the SNES classic, Contra III: The Alien Wars, your job is to clean out 6 levels filled with aliens and humans who all wish to see you dead, and stopping the Red Falcon from taking over the world.

2 player's can play side by side in each level, upgraded from the original designs in the SNES title, as well as new levels based on those from Contra: Hard Corps (originally released on the Genesis).

Screenshots

Contra Advance: The Alien Wars EX Game Boy Advance In war times, it is necessary to be totally armed! Bad to the bone...
Contra Advance: The Alien Wars EX Game Boy Advance Having a little trouble with a double of weird aliens.
Contra Advance: The Alien Wars EX Game Boy Advance What a hasty robot! I think that it's searching the next victim...
Contra Advance: The Alien Wars EX Game Boy Advance The fight seems good, but the enemies are attacking beyond the limit!

Alternate Titles

  • "Contra: Hard Spirits " -- Japanese Title

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User Reviews

A Contra conversion that leaves much to be desired Diogo Ribeiro (329) 3.25 Stars3.25 Stars3.25 Stars3.25 Stars3.25 Stars

The Press Says

PGNx Media May 10, 2003 9 out of 10 90
N-Zone Mar 27, 2003 74 out of 100 74
Jeuxvideo.com Mar 17, 2003 14 out of 20 70
Kombo.com Nov 17, 2003 7 out of 10 70
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Jun 11, 2005 7 out of 10 70
IGN Dec 05, 2002 7 out of 10 70
Game Over Online Jan 02, 2003 70 out of 100 70
GameSpy Nov 29, 2002 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GamesCollection Jan 13, 2009 5 out of 10 50
Eurogamer.net (UK) Feb 13, 2003 5 out of 10 50

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Related Web Sites

  • Contra Encyclopedia (Fan site dedicated to the official games in the Contra series. All versions of each game are covered. Information includes release dates, detailed game descriptions, regional differences, lots of trivia and interesting information about the games' developmental stages. There is also plenty of screenshots, links and additional resources)
  • Konami: Contra Advance (Official website.)
Kartanym (10780) added Contra Advance: The Alien Wars EX (Game Boy Advance) on May 25, 2003