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Re: New Contra Announced for PSN and XBLA

by Mr.White555 Wed Feb 09, 2011 7:51 pm

My problems with the game:

1. The game is a supposedly influenced by hard corps but the gameplay looks more like Contra Rebirth or Contra 4.

2.The creators seem to have ignored that the protagonist is a goddamn villain. This guy tried to destroy the entire fucking planet! This is the sort of power hungry general who sees everything except himself as expendable. He unleashed the horrors of the alien cell upon his own soldiers!

3. A run-n-gun in which you are a villain could have the potential for some very awesome role reversal moments. Instead of choosing a branching path to save people or go after the bad guy but instead have the option of destroying a city or getting revenge on a dissenting member of your organization. They seems to have gone in the exact opposite direction and painted Colonel Bahamut as a disillusioned freedom fighter for villagers...

4. Disregarding all the potential awesomeness that could have been made if it was a Contra game where you were a villain and are trying to start a successful coup, the game looks really really slow. It looks slower than Operation C. Thats right a goddamn gameboy game from 1991 looks faster than a game coming out 20 years later.

Further more I don't like the art style or the general anime-ishness or whatever have you. Regardless though this looks like a bastard follow up to an awesome game.
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Re: New Contra Announced for PSN and XBLA

by sevin0seven Wed Feb 09, 2011 7:54 pm

i'm glad Contra: Rebirth came out for the Wii. :P
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Re: New Contra Announced for PSN and XBLA

by GSZX1337 Wed Feb 09, 2011 8:01 pm

Mr.White555 wrote:1. The game is a supposedly influenced by hard corps but the gameplay looks more like Contra Rebirth or Contra 4.

Nah, it looks more like Metal Slug Advance.
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Re: New Contra Announced for PSN and XBLA

by wip3outguy7 Fri Feb 11, 2011 12:35 pm

Bradtemple87 wrote:XBLA should post one, they always do for the arcade games

PS3 only here.
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Re: New Contra Announced for PSN and XBLA

by Bradtemple87 Fri Feb 11, 2011 6:49 pm

wip3outguy7 wrote:
Bradtemple87 wrote:XBLA should post one, they always do for the arcade games

PS3 only here.


well if its psn only then probably not
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Re: New Contra Announced for PSN and XBLA

by Hobie-wan Mon Feb 14, 2011 5:06 pm

*finally watching this*

Oh geez. Way too slow. Runs like a prissy pants. The voices are stupid and the guns have no impact at all. Booooo. :(
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Re: New Contra Announced for PSN and XBLA

by Erik_Twice Sat Feb 19, 2011 5:23 pm

Oh god it's really is slow! That really hurts the game, since speed is such a vital component of any shooter and can't be overlooked.
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Re: New Contra Announced for PSN and XBLA

by jfe2 Thu Feb 24, 2011 1:04 am

Got it tonight... it's really hard! I actually ran out of continues before I could get through the first stage. I keep making it to the end and always die the same pretty cheap death. Reminds me more of Gunstar Heroes overall though.
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Re: New Contra Announced for PSN and XBLA

by Bradtemple87 Thu Feb 24, 2011 4:04 am

jfe2 wrote:Got it tonight... it's really hard! I actually ran out of continues before I could get through the first stage. I keep making it to the end and always die the same pretty cheap death. Reminds me more of Gunstar Heroes overall though.


I tinkered in the demo, but there are too many games to purchase before that one.
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