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by Matthew Squaire 0
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42 Games, 1 Rush Of Pure Childhood.

SEGA Genesis Mini Slated for Sept 19 Release

Keeping up with all of the mini consoles on the market, SEGA has announced their SEGA Genesis Mini will become available on September 19, 2019. The teeny console comes packed with 40 games (and two “bonus” titles), all of the required cables, and 2 controllers so you and a friend can throw back to your playtimes of ol’ with Contra: Hard Corps, Golden Axe, Gunstar Heroes, Toejam and Earl, and so many more.

by Jason Love 0
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  • playstation 4
  • xbox one
  • nintendo switch
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No longer a side-scrolling run-and-gun, the franchise is shifting to third-person twin-stick shooter

[E3 2019] - Contra Will Return This Fall With CONTRA: ROGUE CORPS

Here's an interesting thing to come out of E3: Konami is releasing a new ContraCONTRA: ROGUE CORPS appears to be a sort of sequel to Contra III: Alien Wars, which you can now enjoy for the first time or all-over again in the Contra Anniversary Collection, as the official background for the game reads "two years after the Alien Wars had ended..." and the game's director is Nobuya Nakazato, who was also the director for Contra III and Hard Corps. Regardless of where it falls within the larger Contra canon, the game looks... pretty... interesting.

by John Bardinelli 0
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Using nothing more than a balloon, a pair of scissors, and a cat.

Contraption Maker Builds Itself into Beta

Contraption Maker, the sandbox puzzle game from the makers of The Incredible Machine, was first presented to the world back in the fall of 2013. Its alpha release was a little rough, but the dev team has been chugging along all these months with tweaks and improvements and additions. The official "beta" stamp means all of the core systems are in play and the big 1.0 release isn't far away!

by Taylor Killian 0
Or, "Why Pain is Your Friend."

In Defense of Difficulty

2,153 BC: A group of nomadic hunters banded together to hunt a wildebeest to provide food for their people. 1,274 AD: A cabal of noble knights united to rid the kingdom of the bandit menace plaguing the peasantry. 2014 (AKA, Present Day): Two intrepid explorers (colloquially named “Blue” and “Round Boy”) journeyed deep into ...

by Justin Reynolds 4
Hold off on racing till 2014, but blow stuff up at launch

Sony Says Sorry for DRIVECLUB Delay with Resogun on PlayStation Plus

It’s a tough start for launch titles. The new highly anticipated IP Watch_Dogs has already been delayed until 2014, and we’ve got word of another delay hitting the PlayStation 4 specifically. Evolution Studies announced that DRIVECLUB is delayed until early 2014, and that includes your PlayStation Plus Edition as well.

by Sam Tyler 0
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No Super Contra, but any Contra is better than none

Contra Shattered Soldier Infiltrates PSN This Week

When I play 2 player side scrolling shooters I just want to hang from a missile with a pal, is that too much to ask? Apparently not with the Contra series, as this is one of the selling points of the series.  You can now get your hands on the undercarriage of a SAM in the latest port of the PlayStation 2's Contra Shattered Solider on PSN.  

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