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Contra: Shattered Soldier (PlayStation 2)

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Description

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

  • "Shin Contra" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

Hard! I love it! Mike Fink (3) unrated

The Press Says

Gaming Target Nov 07, 2002 10 out of 10 100
Game Over Online Nov 15, 2002 86 out of 100 86
PSX Extreme Oct 22, 2002 8.6 out of 10 86
The Next Level Nov 18, 2002 B 75
GameZone Nov 04, 2002 7.4 out of 10 74
games xtreme Mar 24, 2003 7 out of 10 70
Gamereactor (Sweden) May 11, 2003 7 out of 10 70
Svenska PSW (PlayStation World) 2003 6 out of 10 60
Games TM Dec, 2002 5 out of 10 50
The Video Game Critic Jan 07, 2003 D- 16

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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)
vism (427) added Contra: Shattered Soldier (PlayStation 2) on Oct 30, 2002