Related Web Sites

  • 411MANIA | Contra (Xbox Live Arcade) Review (Game review. (July 2008))
  • 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.)
  • CPC-Power (in French) (for Amstrad CPC: game database entry; package material; manual digitalizations; goodies; advertisement; magazine reviews; downloadable releases; music; additional material)
  • Lemon 64 (for C64: game entry database; reviews; magazine review; music; manual; cover art digitalizations; online version; additional material)
  • MSX Generation (for MSX: package material digitalizations; additional material)
  • The Contra Headquarters (archived) (A hosted fan "shrine" site devoted to all the games of the Contra series, including the original arcade/NES/PC game. Content includes game info/descriptions, plot summaries, various kinds of media (images, MP3s, etc.) and links to other Contra-related sites. )
  • The International Arcade Museum (Contra) (extensive information about the arcade game machine)
  • The International Arcade Museum (Gryzor) (extensive information about the arcade game machine)
  • Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Contra) (encyclopaedic entry for combined platforms)
  • World of Spectrum (for ZX Spectrum: downloadable releases; additional material including – cassette inlay, advertisement, instructions, game drafts; player reviews; magazine references; magazine adverts)
  • X360A achievement guide (X360A's achievement guide for Contra.)

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eBay ; Many older games listed on MobyGames are out of print. Auction sites like eBay are the best place to find them.

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