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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.

Two players 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 Robotic double-trouble!
Contra Advance: The Alien Wars EX Game Boy Advance To destroy the laser shield, eliminate the two lateral cannons.
Contra Advance: The Alien Wars EX Game Boy Advance Now, the next target to eliminate is a little and malicious "cyber-arachnid"...  :S
Contra Advance: The Alien Wars EX Game Boy Advance Title screen.

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Contra Advance: The Alien Wars EX Screenshot
Contra Advance: The Alien Wars EX Screenshot
Contra Advance: The Alien Wars EX Screenshot
Contra Advance: The Alien Wars EX Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "魂斗羅ハードスピリッツ" -- Japanese spelling
  • "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

Critic Reviews

PGNx Media May 10, 2003 9 out of 10 90
GamePro (US) Dec 09, 2002 4 out of 5 80
64 Power / big.N / N Games Feb, 2003 75 out of 100 75
N-Zone Mar 27, 2003 74 out of 100 74
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Jun 11, 2005 7 out of 10 70
IGN Dec 05, 2002 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxvideo.com Mar 17, 2003 14 out of 20 70
Kombo.com Nov 17, 2003 7 out of 10 70
Deaf Gamers 2002 6 out of 10 60
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 (10705) added Contra Advance: The Alien Wars EX (Game Boy Advance) on May 25, 2003
Other platforms contributed by Michael Cassidy (17899)