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Some Contra Returns Screenshots (Android)

I wanted to really like the recently released Contra Returns on Android but just couldn't get into it. It's not very challenging and the long load time every time you start the game takes you out of the moment.  The game does have a lot of content and customization and doesn't really require purchasing anything although purchases heavily promoted throughout the game. For me the biggest problem was that touch screen controls just don't work great with this type of game. I may revisit the game in the future and see if it's been cleaned up or improved though. 

Upcoming Retro Android Game: Contra Returns (July 26 Release)

I'm semi-interested in checking out Contra Returns when it releases on Monday although it does appear to potentially be a F2P cash grab style game. Pre-registration does net you some extra items to get you going. The game is also releasing on iOS.  It looks like this game adds to the arcade/console classic with an updated look, online multiplayer options, new characters, many new weapons, new story lines and has 200 levels. That all sounds great but from what I can tell, the extra characters and weapons will possibly be part of a micro-transaction scheme so my hopes aren't real high but it's Contra so I'm still checking it out. It does look good!  From PROXIMA BETA: Contra Returns is a classic side scrolling shooter game Remember the secret code: Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, B, A to get extra lives? After a 30-year hiatus, the Contra you know and love is back! Developed by famous Japanese game company KONAMI and worl