Hamster publishes Arcade Archives Super Contra for Switch & PS4

Jerry on 2024-01-18
Hamster Corporation has published old school run-and-gun title Arcade Archives Super Contra for Nintendo Switch and PS4 consoles.

Konami's two-player co-op title Super Contra debuted in arcades in Japan on December 29th of 1987. Protagonists Bill Rizer and Lance Bean go head-to-head against a hostile alien invasion by the Gigeresque military organization "Red Falcon."

The direct sequel to Contra is included in Konami's compilation title Contra Anniversary Collection for consoles and Steam. Super Contra received a modified console port for the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1990. Adding three console-exclusive unique stages, the localized release was titled "Super C" in North America, and "Probotector II: Return of the Evil Forces" in Europe.

Music from the run-and-gun title, composed by Kazuki Muraoka and Motoaki Furukawa of the Konami Kukeiha Club, is streaming on Apple Music and Amazon Music Unlimited in Japan. Contra Anniversary Collection is available for Windows through Steam, along with PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch consoles.

From the product page:
"SUPER CONTRA" is an action game released by KONAMI in 1988. The Contra soldiers Bill and Lance were successful in fighting off mysterious alien forces in the previous title, only for the alien forces to recover a year later, forcing our heroes back onto the battlefield. Fight airborne and terrestrial enemies through side-scrolling stages, use free mobility in sprawling top-down stages, and fight your way to the aliens' headquarters!
Apple Music Japan - SUPER魂斗羅 エイリアンの逆襲 サウンドトラック (アーケード版)

Nintendo - Arcade Archives SUPER CONTRA