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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

  • "真魂斗羅" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Shin Contra" -- Japanese title

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Hard! I love it! PlayStation 2 Mike Fink (3)

Critic Reviews

Gaming Target PlayStation 2 Nov 07, 2002 10 out of 10 100
PSX Extreme PlayStation 2 Oct 22, 2002 8.6 out of 10 86 PlayStation 2 Mar 10, 2003 81 out of 100 81 PlayStation 2 Feb 10, 2003 16 out of 20 80
Deaf Gamers PlayStation 2 2003 7.8 out of 10 78 PlayStation 2 Feb 12, 2003 77 out of 100 77
Game Revolution PlayStation 2 Nov, 2002 B 75
GameSpy PlayStation 2 Nov 07, 2002 75 out of 100 75 PlayStation 2 Feb 19, 2003 75 out of 100 75
games xtreme PlayStation 2 Mar 24, 2003 7 out of 10 70


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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)
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