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Contra 4 (Nintendo DS)

Contra 4 Screenshots

Nintendo DS version

Contra 4 Nintendo DS Title screen. With fire and FMV explosions.

Title screen. With fire and FMV explosions.

Contra 4 Nintendo DS Intro shot 1. Though the intro is presented using video - there is little to no animation in any of the shots.

Intro shot 1. Though the intro is presented using video - there is little to no animation in any of the shots.

Contra 4 Nintendo DS Intro shot 2. Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's... GONNA EAT US ALL!

Intro shot 2. Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's... GONNA EAT US ALL!

Contra 4 Nintendo DS Intro shot 3. Arriving on Cliché Island!

Intro shot 3. Arriving on Cliché Island!

Contra 4 Nintendo DS Intro shot 4. With a team so diverse, the only member missing is a guy in a wheelchair.

Intro shot 4. With a team so diverse, the only member missing is a guy in a wheelchair.

Contra 4 Nintendo DS Main menu. Gotta love the cheesy/lovely mode descriptions.

Main menu. Gotta love the cheesy/lovely mode descriptions.

Contra 4 Nintendo DS This short scene is as annoying as it is pretty. It stands between you and the action, and every time you restart the game (and it will happen often) - you have to watch it.

This short scene is as annoying as it is pretty. It stands between you and the action, and every time you restart the game (and it will happen often) - you have to watch it.

Contra 4 Nintendo DS The hero is delivered via helicopter.

The hero is delivered via helicopter.

Contra 4 Nintendo DS Shooting up level 1.

Shooting up level 1.

Contra 4 Nintendo DS Blowing up more stuff in level 1.

Blowing up more stuff in level 1.

Contra 4 Nintendo DS Fighting a miniboss of sorts

Fighting a miniboss of sorts

Contra 4 Nintendo DS Fighting the level 1 boss... looking exactly like the boss from the original arcade game.

Fighting the level 1 boss... looking exactly like the boss from the original arcade game.

Contra 4 Nintendo DS Once you kill it.. it just makes your life more difficult.

Once you kill it.. it just makes your life more difficult.

Contra 4 Nintendo DS Level 2 starts out in a lab. Watch out for mutants dropping from the upper screen.

Level 2 starts out in a lab. Watch out for mutants dropping from the upper screen.

Contra 4 Nintendo DS Zombies explode if not disposed of quick enough.

Zombies explode if not disposed of quick enough.

Contra 4 Nintendo DS Homing missile powerup is quite possibly one of the best weapons in the game.

Homing missile powerup is quite possibly one of the best weapons in the game.

Contra 4 Nintendo DS Riding a platform elevator to the top of the waterfall.

Riding a platform elevator to the top of the waterfall.

Contra 4 Nintendo DS Before facing the boss, the player is obligated to dispatch a bunch of humanoid goons.

Before facing the boss, the player is obligated to dispatch a bunch of humanoid goons.

Contra 4 Nintendo DS Ain't she pretty?

Ain't she pretty?

Contra 4 Nintendo DS Mama dead! Mama dead!

Mama dead! Mama dead!

Contra 4 Nintendo DS May I remind you that all your base are in fact belong to us?

May I remind you that all your base are in fact belong to us?

Contra 4 Nintendo DS This is as close to a 3D stage as you will ever get in Contra 4

This is as close to a 3D stage as you will ever get in Contra 4

Contra 4 Nintendo DS Level end boss in the Base stage. Kinda lame if you ask me. At least on the original he had multiple phases and some kind of protection turrets.

Level end boss in the Base stage. Kinda lame if you ask me. At least on the original he had multiple phases and some kind of protection turrets.

Contra 4 Nintendo DS Now, get ready for the game to abruptly stop babying you... and start kicking you in the face.

Now, get ready for the game to abruptly stop babying you... and start kicking you in the face.

Contra 4 Nintendo DS Mmm - pretty! The reflective-ish, distortion-producing water is especially nice.

Mmm - pretty! The reflective-ish, distortion-producing water is especially nice.

Contra 4 Nintendo DS Fighting a submarine miniboss. You'll be pretty screwed if you don't have the right weapons for this one.

Fighting a submarine miniboss. You'll be pretty screwed if you don't have the right weapons for this one.

Contra 4 Nintendo DS Just when you thought the stage should be about over, a giant rocket pops out of the ground, and scaffolding gets pushed from off-screen.

Just when you thought the stage should be about over, a giant rocket pops out of the ground, and scaffolding gets pushed from off-screen.

Contra 4 Nintendo DS This boss might initially appear tough, but once you figure out his pattern - he's a pushover. Just don't get greedy.

This boss might initially appear tough, but once you figure out his pattern - he's a pushover. Just don't get greedy.

Contra 4 Nintendo DS Oh, crap! You just know that what's coming up next will drastically deplete your 1-up supply.

Oh, crap! You just know that what's coming up next will drastically deplete your 1-up supply.