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Contra: Hard Corps

Contra: Hard Corps (XSX) game cover art
Platform: Genesis
Tags: Shooter, Run 'n Gun
Developer: Konami
More Platforms: Game Boy, NES
AKA: Probotector (EU), Contra: The Hard Corps (JP)

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Staff Reviews

Contra: Hard Corps review

Reviewed September 18, 2004

Zigfried says: "You may say you're not impressed by scenes like the one where you stand on a wooden bridge and fire clash beams through a waterfall at a cretaceous beast while it tries to shake you off the bridge... but I know the truth. From the first minute you saw the famous 3D "highway" scene where your hero runs from a ball-and-chain swinging robot, you were hooked."
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Reader Reviews

Contra: Hard Corps review

Reviewed December 07, 2007

arkrex says: "I hate to say it, but Contra: Hard Corps is HARDCORE. Dozens of enemy soldiers swamp you right from the get-go and huge robotic monstrosities tear through the cityscape in order to blast you to hell. Bullets whizz by loud and fast and explosions from countless wreckages fill the screen with dazzling pyrotechnics. With all the carnage going on there's very little time to sit down and think about how you're going to save the world. Oh, and forget about keeping an eye on your life..."
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Contra: Hard Corps review

Reviewed October 17, 2010

dementedhut says: ""Restore order!" "
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Contra: Hard Corps review

Reviewed September 19, 2004

denouement says: "Contra. Forgive me the mild cliché, but the Nicaragua connection is too good not to bring up first thing, every time. Really now: the Contras were rapists, murderers, and terrorist thugs who plagued the countryside of a hapless Central American nation – and incontestably were the good guys. Equally the digital Contras, for all that they are an elite force dedicated to defeating the extraterrestrial aggressor, are mangy, despicable, homicidal-glint-in-the-eye folks you cross to the ..."
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