Konami Announces the Full Lineup of the Contra Anniversary Collection


Next up in Konami’s Anniversary Collections is Contra and this collection is sure to please fans. Not only will the collection include 8 full titles for $20 some time this Summer, but it will also include 6 Japanese variants and a digital art book highlighting the history of the series as well.

The 8 core titles are as follows:

  • Contra (Arcade)
  • Contra (NES)
  • Contra (Famicom)
  • Super Contra (Arcade)
  • Super C (NES)
  • Contra III: The Alien Wars (SNES)
  • Super Probotector: Alien Rebels (SNES)
  • Contra: Hard Corps (Sega Genesis)
  • Probotector (Sega Mega Drive)
  • Operation C (Game Boy)

Then arriving in a free update are the 6 Japanese variants:

  • Contra (Arcade)
  • Super Contra (Arcade) – known as Super Contra: Alien No Gyakushu in Japan
  • Super C – known as Super Contra in Japan
  • Contra III: The Alien Wars – known as Contra Spirits in Japan
  • Operation C – known as Contra in Japan
  • Contra: Hard Corps – known as Contra: The Hard Corps in Japan

Our Take

There’s some great history in these collections and while some of the games can be a little dated today, it’s an absolute pleasure to go back to them thus remembering a different time in gaming. Do yourself the favor.


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