Itís hard to find a video game enthusiast who does not know about the Contra game. Right after its launch for the classic NES consoles, Contra shortly became one of the most famous games and earned a big name for itself in the entire industry. The game enjoyed an unparalleled popularity till the time when advanced gaming consoles came into light in the 1990s. But the fun factor of this game still persists and due to which, we have seen hundreds of versions of this game developed for various modern day gaming platforms. The first version of this game has been re-introduced for its hardcore fans in the form of Contra Game v.1.0.
Contra Game v.1.0 by Mario Games is a freeware Windows PC based remake of the classic Contra. As this game aims to bring back the same old excitement on your PC, there are no major changes in the gameplay or the interface. On the upper left hand corner, you will find a display of the lives left, which are three in number when you start the game. You control your character to jump, run and shoot down all the enemies that come in your way to liberate your land from the shackles of evil alien invasions. You start off from the first stage named as jungle and proceed through the other seven stages which are Base1, Waterfall, Base2, Snowfield, Energy Zone, Hangar and finally Alien Lair. At the end of every level, you will find a big boss which is necessary to defeat in order to proceed to the next level.
Contra Game v.1.0 is aimed at bringing the same old thrill from your NES console to your computer screen. The game doesnít come with any modifications over the original game, so you can just start off without getting into the complications of mastering any tips and controls, leading it to score a decent rating of three and a half points on the scale of five.