The Original Contra For NES Is Up For Auction Boxed & Sealed

When it comes to Contra, very little beats the original The game was one of the biggest success stories on the NES and became a must-play Many of us writing for the website have wasted months worth of time in our lives playing this title because it doesn't matter how many times you die, or[...]

Funko is Bringing the 80's Back to Life with Contra Pops!

Funko is Bringing the 80's Back to Life with Contra Pops!

Funko is ready for some long nights and possibly some broken screens as they announce Komani's Contra is next on their reveals Both main characters from the classic side scrolling game will be coming soon to add to your Pop Games collection Both Bill and Lance are modernized with 3D modeling and really pulls the characters[...]

"Contra" and "Bomberman" Board Games Licensed by Konami

"Contra" and "Bomberman" Board Games Licensed by Konami

In 2020, Blacklist Games and IDW Games will be looking to release board games based on the Contra and Bomberman franchises, respectively These two franchises are owned and licensed by Konami Cross Media NY, and are based on video games The release is geared towards North American crowds.[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="1280"] Source:[/caption]Contra is a[...]

Exploring The New Gear My Arcade Brought To E3 2019

My Arcade Officially Partners With Konami For "Contra" Arcade Products

Today, Konami and My Arcade made it official as they will partner together to release mini arcade version of Contra to be sold for the public This will include the Contra Micro Player and the Contra Pocket Player, both of which you can see here We got a look at these back at E3 2019,[...]

Contra Rogue Corps Announced By Nintendo and Konami at E3

"Contra: Rogue Corps" Announced By Nintendo and Konami at E3 2019

Today we got an action-packed trailer from Konami and Nintendo as Contra Rogue Corps was announced during the Nintendo Direct feed for E3 While the trailer says a lot about the story, now know the game will be a twin stick, third-person action game drawing upon its roots in fast and focused combat It will be released[...]

Konami Reveals The Full Lineup For Contra Anniversary Collection

Konami Reveals The Full Lineup For Contra Anniversary Collection

Konami has officially revealed the massive lineup of games coming to the Contra Anniversary Collection this summer, and it is a Contra fan's dream The game was announced a couple of months back along with the Arcade Classics and Castlevania collections, but beyond the idea that it would have the first game and it was[...]

Konami Releasing Several Classic Editions for 50th Anniversary

Konami has got some awesome digital releases coming for their 50th Anniversary, including special editions of Contra and Castlevania On April 18th for $20, the company will release an Anniversary Collection of Arcade Classics, with several titles released in the arcades refreshed for HD and brought to console and PC But that's not all, in[...]

The Secret Origin of Red vs Blue in Video Game Multiplayer

Speedball, Salamander, Twin Cobra, even Contra all used red and blue to differentiate the first and second players.However, Atari’s Control! just might be the first ever use of the red vs blue dichotomy in video games Released in 1977, Control! Has different colored tanks, planes, and jet fighters for each player Including, you guessed it,[...]

Konami To Revive Contra Franchise As A Movie And TV Show Made In China

Now, it seems, they're stealing our formula of lazily rebooting video games as movie franchises! What's next? Are they going to elect Donald Trump?! maker Konami officially announced today that they're developing a Contra movie and television show Konami will be based out of Beijing for the operation, and partnered with China's Starlight Films, as[...]

On This Day In Pop Culture History For February 9 — This Day In Comics (@thisdayincomics) 9 February 2017  Notable Video Games releases include Contra on the NES (1988), Bioshock 2 (2010), and Metroid: Zero Mission (2004).[gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="608648,608659"]Here is Bleeding Cool's own Maddie Ricchiuto on the Metroid Zero Suit: Zero Suit Samus- continuing the tradition of Metroid-style fanservice since 2004Today in Bleeding Cool History, Rich[...]