Join our Discord to chat with fellow friendly gamers and our knowledgeable contributors!

antstream
Not an American user?

Description

Contra 4 for the Nintendo DS is a direct sequel to 1994 SNES Contra III: Alien Wars. Two years after the defeat of Red Falcon - the first wave of the alien colonization fleet, the main invading force Black Viper approaches Earth. The heroes of the original Contra series - Billy Rizer and Lance Bean as well as two newcomers - Mad Dog and Scorpion are now humanity's last line of defense against total annihilation.

This installment of the long-running series adds dual screen gameplay, enabling the player a wider view, and a 2-player co-op mode via local Wi-Fi connection. Each player is now given two weapon slots which can be filled with any one of the game's many weapon power-ups and switched at will with a press of a shoulder button. The game features nine levels set in such classic Contra locations as Jungle, Waterfall and a pseudo-3D Base. As a bonus, the cartridge contains an illustrated history of Contra, as well as the Contra and Super C original NES games.

Screenshots

Contra 4 Nintendo DS Mama dead! Mama dead!
Contra 4 Nintendo DS Ain't she pretty?
Contra 4 Nintendo DS Now, get ready for the game to abruptly stop babying you... and start kicking you in the face.
Contra 4 Nintendo DS Before facing the boss, the player is obligated to dispatch a bunch of humanoid goons.

Promo Images

There are no promo images for this game


Alternate Titles

  • "魂斗羅 Dual Spirits" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Contra: Dual Spirits" -- Japanese title

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

There are no reviews for this game.


Critic Reviews

Gaming since 198x Feb 17, 2009 5 out of 5 100
Game Informer Magazine Jan, 2008 9.25 out of 10 92
Hooked Gamers Jan 09, 2008 9 out of 10 90
Worth Playing Jan 03, 2008 9 out of 10 90
GameZone Dec 07, 2007 8.9 out of 10 89
Daily Game Dec 20, 2007 8.5 out of 10 85
Gamer 2.0 Nov 30, 2007 8.3 out of 10 83
IGN Nov 13, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Gamernode Dec 08, 2007 7.5 out of 10 75
Deeko Dec 04, 2007 6.5 out of 10 65

Forums

There are currently no topics for this game.


Trivia

1001 Video Games

Contra 4 appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2007 – #7 Nintendo DS Game of the Year

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)
DarkFalzX (4874) added Contra 4 (Nintendo DS) on Nov 19, 2007
antstream