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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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Contra: Shattered Soldier Other Page 12-13

Alternate Titles

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

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User Reviews

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

Critic Reviews

Gaming Target PlayStation 2 Nov 07, 2002 10 out of 10 100
GamePro (US) PlayStation 2 Nov 25, 2002 4.5 out of 5 90
Game Over Online PlayStation 2 Nov 15, 2002 86 out of 100 86
Diehard GameFan PlayStation 2 Oct 29, 2002 8 out of 10 80
Deaf Gamers PlayStation 2 2003 7.8 out of 10 78 PlayStation 2 Mar 18, 2003 77 out of 100 77 PlayStation 2 Feb 12, 2003 77 out of 100 77
GameSpy PlayStation 2 Nov 07, 2002 75 out of 100 75
GameZone PlayStation 2 Nov 04, 2002 7.4 out of 10 74
The Video Game Critic PlayStation 2 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)
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