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The Contra series has been a popular action game for many people. Now the original creators have come back to bring the series back to the life. It has the same feel of the other Contra games, but it has never looked anything like this before. The gameplay is the same fast 2D style, but enriched with 3D environments and effects. You can play two players simultaneously as in the past games. Wide array of weapons are available, many of the oldies, some enhanced, some new. Unlockable endings and levels give it even more replay value.


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Alternate Titles

  • "įœŸé­‚æ–—įž…" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Shin Contra" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

Hard! I love it! PlayStation 2 Mike Fink (3)

Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) PlayStation 2 Nov 25, 2002 4.5 out of 5 90
PSX Extreme PlayStation 2 Oct 22, 2002 8.6 out of 10 86 PlayStation 2 Mar 10, 2003 81 out of 100 81
Diehard GameFan PlayStation 2 Oct 29, 2002 8 out of 10 80 PlayStation 2 Feb 12, 2003 77 out of 100 77
GameSpy PlayStation 2 Nov 07, 2002 75 out of 100 75
Digital Press - Classic Video Games PlayStation 2 Oct 25, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
Game Revolution PlayStation 2 Nov, 2002 B 75
games xtreme PlayStation 2 Mar 24, 2003 7 out of 10 70 (UK) PlayStation 2 Feb 12, 2003 4 out of 10 40


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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: Shattered Soldier (Official website.)
  • Wikipedia: Contra: Shattered Soldier (Information about Contra: Shattered Soldier at Wikipedia)
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