Contra

Critic Score User Score
Amstrad CPC
82
3.3
Wii U
...
5.0
DoJa
...
5.0

The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 1 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

Gameplay
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
4.0
Graphics
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
3.7
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
4.0
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
3.8
Overall User Score (174 votes)3.9

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
Amstrad CPC 10 3.3
      Gameplay 3.5
      Graphics 3.0
      Personal Slant 4.1
      Sound / Music 2.7
Arcade 8 3.8
      Gameplay 3.6
      Graphics 3.8
      Personal Slant 3.8
      Sound / Music 3.9
Commodore 64 9 3.2
      Gameplay 3.1
      Graphics 2.9
      Personal Slant 3.6
      Sound / Music 3.1
DOS 11 3.2
      Gameplay 3.2
      Graphics 2.9
      Personal Slant 3.5
      Sound / Music 3.1
DoJa 1 5.0
      Gameplay 5.0
      Graphics 5.0
      Personal Slant 5.0
      Sound / Music 5.0
MSX 10 3.5
      Gameplay 3.3
      Graphics 3.0
      Personal Slant 3.5
      Sound / Music 4.3
NES 104 4.2
      Gameplay 4.3
      Graphics 4.0
      Personal Slant 4.2
      Sound / Music 4.1
Wii 1 5.0
      Gameplay 5.0
      Graphics 5.0
      Personal Slant 5.0
      Sound / Music 5.0
Wii U 1 5.0
      Gameplay 5.0
      Graphics 5.0
      Personal Slant 5.0
      Sound / Music 5.0
Xbox 360 9 3.6
      Gameplay 3.8
      Graphics 3.3
      Personal Slant 4.0
      Sound / Music 3.4
ZX Spectrum 10 2.7
      Gameplay 2.8
      Graphics 2.4
      Personal Slant 3.0
      Sound / Music 2.6


User Reviews

Congratulations! You've designed the best run-and-gun platformer in the universe. Consider yourselves heroes. NES J. P. Gray (111)
20 years later, Contra still shines like a brand new shell casing. NES DarkBubble (370)
A freaking good old action shooter NES Bregalad (916)
If you haven't played this game yet, I feel sorry for you. NES Jeff Koerner (32)
Contra, No Iran NES ETJB (447)