DescriptionThe Famicom/NES versions of Contra are an expanded port of the arcade version, developed in-house. The biggest difference is that the levels are restructured and significantly longer, with stages 5 through 8 being derived from and expanded from areas in the arcade version's final stage. The plot is altered as well, being set in the year 1987 in the Amazon, rather than 2633 in the Galuga archipelago. Weapons are slightly different in function and frequency, and the Konami Code makes a famous appearance. The Famicom version has additional graphical effects and between-mission cut-scenes not seen in the NES version.
- "Probotector" -- European NES title
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|Retro Game Reviews||Dec 27, 2014||100|
|HonestGamers||Mar 19, 2005||10 out of 10||100|
|Video Game Den||Apr 16, 2012||100|
|1UP!||May 11, 2002||92 out of 100||92|
|NES Archives||Mar 15, 2008||A-||91|
|NES Times||Jul 27, 2007||9 out of 10||90|
|Power Play||Dec, 1988||88 out of 100||88|
|Video Games||Mar, 1991||88 out of 100||88|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Mar, 1991||7 out of 12||58|
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