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Contra III: The Alien Wars

The Ranking

86.35% Overall Rank: 1533
Super Nintendo Rank: 15
1992 Games Rank: 1524
1992 Super Nintendo Rank: 15
Score based on 10 reviews


Welcome to 2636, the year the Notorious One gets even, with an unprecendented alien onsalught orchestrated to push 16-bit technology and its commandos to their ultimate reaches. Plunge through a molten hot massacre on a high speed voyage to the guts of the archenemy alien. Scope out the side and top perspectives and backgrounds that do a 360 to engulf you in 3-D sensation. Pick off solar slimedogs like the Mutant Megasquitos and the Psycho Cyclers while you scale over walls, swing from girders and ropes, hitch rides on a missile, whatever it takes. Sweat through six gut splitting stages, including the Battle of the Blazing Sky and the Mucho Grande Badlands. The graphics are so real the explosions will nearly knock you off your feet. And the Boss Enemies are so gigantic, your screen can hardly hold them. You'll need to wrap both hands around artillery powerful enough to make today's weapons look like squirt guns. The Contra legacy is alive and dangerous!
Release Date: April 1992

Latest Reviews

GameSpot 02/02/07 Review 7.2 out of 10
Nintendo Life 01/20/07 Review 9 out of 10
Eurogamer 06/09/07 Review 8 out of 10
Super Play 12/09/92 Review 90 out of 100
IGN 01/29/07 Review 8 out of 10
Nintendo Power 05/01/92 Review 4.225 out of 5
Cubed3 09/27/03 Review 9.1 out of 10
EGM 06/27/03 Review 9 out of 10
GF3K 06/15/03 Review 9.6 out of 10
PGNx Media 05/10/03 Review 9 out of 10