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GF Rating
7.0

596 ratings

Game Details

  • Number of Players 1
  • Online Players 2
  • Wireless Players 2

Blood and Gore, Fantasy Violence, Language

Game Description

Twenty years after their first jungle mission, the legendary soldiers of Contra are still battling. The platform celebrates its 20th anniversary with this classic-style side-scrolling adventure for Nintendo DS. Guns-for-hire Bill Rizer and Lance Bean are up against a new alien threat. The battle explodes across the dual screens of the DS with frantic, fast-paced action, massive bosses, and insane environments. Play through a variety of game modes, including classic Contra co-op play through the main storyline. Combine the abilities of multiple power-ups to create supercharged weapon combos, use a new grappling hook to get to places you couldn't reach before, and defeat the relentless alien army.

Critic Reviews

GamesRadar Review (9.0 out of 10)

Contra 4 The alien-blasting, run-and-gun legend returns - complete with "the code" Nov 19, 2007 Playing like a long-lost gem, Contra 4 recaptures the best of an era, while introducing today’s gamers to the real meaning of "challenge" (swearing like a sa...more

User Reviews

Average Member Rating: 7.0 out of 10

Almost perfect hand held Contra game. (8 out of 10)

posted by megumegu (Lakewood, WA) on Nov 29, 2007
Member since Dec 2003
6 out of 6 gamers (100%) found this review helpful
As a lover of the Contra franchise, I have to say, this step back to produce a love letter sequel to Contra III came out very well. While I miss the bombs and the double firing, I like the ability to dump carried weapons for your companion and the ability to upgrade weapons. The grapple hook is a ...more

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Specs & Requirements

Modes Wi-Fi Co-op 2, Story, Full Mission Single-Player, Arcade, Challenge

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