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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

  • "įœŸé­‚æ–—įž…" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Shin Contra" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

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

Critic Reviews

PSX Extreme Oct 22, 2002 8.6 out of 10 86 Mar 10, 2003 81 out of 100 81 Feb 10, 2003 16 out of 20 80
IGN Oct 22, 2002 8 out of 10 80 Feb 12, 2003 77 out of 100 77
Game Revolution Nov, 2002 B 75
Gamereactor (Sweden) May 11, 2003 7 out of 10 70
Games TM Dec, 2002 5 out of 10 50 (UK) Feb 12, 2003 4 out of 10 40
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 (489) added Contra: Shattered Soldier (PlayStation 2) on Oct 30, 2002
Other platforms contributed by Charly2.0 (129946)