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Contra Hero Returns

Contra Hero Returns is a free-to-play side-scrolling shooter where players can choose from over four different characters to light up enemies. Play through the PvE stages and multiple PvP modes for loot to improve weapons and armor.

Publisher: Tencent
Playerbase: TBD
Type: Mobile Side-Scrolling Shooter
Release Date: TBA
Pros: +PvE stages and PvP game modes. +Over 4 different characters with unique abilities. +Extensive loot and weapons/armor system.
Cons: -Limited information available. -No Western release announced.

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Contra Hero Returns Overview

Konami partners with Tencent to bring Contra Hero Returns, a free-to-play side-scrolling shooter that brings the classic Contra IP to mobile platforms. Choose to play as one of four different characters, each with their own abilities. Blast through intense PvE story stages in the solo campaign. Tackle various PvP game modes like real-time ranked 3v3. Shore up on both premium currency and in-game gold to acquire gear of higher rarities for better firepower and survivability. Equip characters with armor and weapons, with certain characters having up to six slots for armor and three slots for weapons. Enhance gear with loot such as EXP tickets and gather the necessary materials to evolve it.

Contra Hero Returns Key Features:

  • Contra for Mobile – the classic Contra IP is transported onto mobile platforms.
  • 4+ Unique Characters – play as one of over four characters, such as Bill Rizer or Brad Fang.
  • PvE Stages – tackle the main campaign through intense PvE stages.
  • Ranked 3v3 – compete against other players online in competitive 3v3 battles.
  • Gear Up – acquire gear of higher rarities, enhancing and evolving them for better power.

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Contra Hero Returns Links

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System Requirements

Contra Hero Returns System Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

Operating System: Android 4.4 and up / iOS 8.0 or later.

Official system requirements have not yet been released for Contra Hero Returns. The requirements above our based on our experience and will be updated when official numbers become available. 


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Additional Info

Contra Hero Returns Additional Information

Chinese Title: 魂斗罗:英雄归来
Konami and Tencent
Publisher(s): Tencent

Platform(s): iOS, Android

Language(s): Chinese

Release Date: TBA

Development History / Background:

Contra Hero Returns is a free-to-play mobile side-scrolling shooter developed by Konami and Tencent using the classic IP of Konami's Contra games. Konami and Tencent announced their partnership in this project in November 2015. Both Konami and Tencent are giant gaming companies based in Japan and China respectively.