Contra ReBirth WiiWare footage & Details

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  1. Hadrian
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    Last week it was announced that Contra will be the next title to get the WiiWare "ReBirth" treatment (after Gradius). Now there is a ton of footage and more details:

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    - hand-drawn cut-scenes
    - English voices
    - no waterfall or snowfield music
    - Weapons: Normal, Laser, Homing and Spread
    - Settings available: Volume for BGM & SFX, Diff. Easy-Normal-Hard (Nightmare is unlockable), Lives 3-5-7, etc.
    - Infinite Continues.
    - Controls: 1 is shoot, 2 is jump. Hold the shoot button to stand still and shoot in all 8 directions, A or B button for weapon switching
    - Cube and Classic controller support
    - unlockable characters
    - more than 5 stages
    - bosses will fight you multiple times
    - no wifi

    It was previously said that the game will feature co-op & will be released May 12th for 1000 points in Japan.





    Contra Rebirth 'Area 1' gameplay

    Contra Rebirth 'Area 1 Boss' gameplay

    Contra Rebirth 'Area 2' gameplay

    Contra Rebirth 'Area 2 Boss' gameplay


    Wouldn't it be great to have some other Konami games get the ReBirth treatment?
     
  2. cosmiccow

    cosmiccow Original Hippie

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    OH. MY. GOD.
    That looks friggin awesome!

    The only downside:
    Anyway, if this comes to the west, it's an instant-buy for me.
     
  3. GameDragon

    GameDragon Mugiwara RAWR!

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    This looks amazing! I'm surprised I haven't heard about this until today.
     
  4. Satangel

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    Always good to see more quality WiiWare titles pop up.
    Glad to see GC controller support too!
     
  5. Hadrian
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    You could always pretend you dont.
     
  6. ChaosBoi

    ChaosBoi Ushiromiya Battler

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    *drools* This is definitely a buy if it ever comes stateside. I haven't played any VC's nor Wiiwares yet, so this game has the honor of being the first!
     
  7. Ferrariman

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    AAwweesome. I be kill mah aliens with the spreader.