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Today's poll ~Contra~ and it's counterpart (Super C) on XBLA

#1knightimexPosted 2/9/2013 2:28:21 PM(edited)
The poll asked if you have ever completed contra with out the 30 men code.
I wondered to my self "I did didn't I?"

Before I made my vote I loaded the game up and gave it a go.
To my surprise I beat the game with my starting life.

Seriously happy about that.

I tried it with the arcade version of super C on Xbox live arcade and I found it to be much harder than expected.

Anyone else try to give it a go?
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#2TheFeshPincePosted 2/9/2013 2:37:12 PM
I remember playing contra co-op with my friends when I was a kid. I loved that game, but I don't think we ever beat it. We always got bored with it and did something else.
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#3MadDewgPosted 2/9/2013 5:00:21 PM
I did many times, both the nes versions and the arcade versions when I was growing up. Used to do it all the time both solo and on co-op playing with my older brother and dad. I didn't play the xbox live arcade version of contra much compared to back in the day, but I did however beat the living hell out of hard corps uprising, lol.
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#4Dragon NexusPosted 2/9/2013 5:33:08 PM
First time I played Contra was last year when it hit DotW.

I didn't get very far. I kept wishing it played a bit more like a 16 bit game...or a least a little less jerky and stiff. Something more like Sunset Riders.
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#5Xx5ILLYR4BBITxXPosted 2/9/2013 11:38:44 PM
They have the original contra on the arcade?
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#6Ryan2002Posted 2/9/2013 11:45:11 PM(edited)
Xx5ILLYR4BBITxX posted...
They have the original contra on the arcade?


Yes. You can also purchase it on disc as well. It's part of the Konami Arcade Classics Vol 2 IIRC. It's packaged with Rush N Attack and a track/field game.

Edit: Super C(ontra) was also part of Konami Classics Vol 1.
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#7Killah PriestPosted 2/9/2013 11:49:02 PM
it was NES contra tho

thats a bit different than the arcade version, more difficult to accomplish.

I've 1CC'd both contra and super C on xbla tho.
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