Contra Spiritual Sequel 'Hard Corps' Unveiled

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A spiritual sequel to Konami's 1994 run-and-gun shooter Contra: Hard Corps is being developed by Guilty Gear and BlazBlue maker Arc System Works, IGN has revealed.

Coming to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in downloadable form, the action game--dubbed Hard Corps, Uprising-- is described by Konami as an "homage to legacy Konami run-and-gun platformers."

"Gameplay is straight up what you would expect from Contra," adds IGN, which notes that the winer-due download will include both online and offline cooperative play.

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    June 4, 2010 1:44 PM

    HOLLY FREEKING SHIT!

    This is one of my favorite franchises Contra 3 = EPIC.

    Damn I am gona flip out in my cubical this just looks too good to be true, jesus any one else just shitting them selfs.

    2D amazing art freeking CONTRAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!

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      June 4, 2010 1:46 PM

      One more thing [ I swear I will shut up ] do this exact thing to Castlevania.

      I tell you E3 may be my favorite season of the year.

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        June 4, 2010 3:24 PM

        I agree, if they did the same with Castlevania it would be another instant purchase for me..

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      June 4, 2010 6:31 PM

      Hehe the screenshots do hold some promise. I wonder if it will have the same branching level design and multiple endings that Contra Hard Corps had.

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