Contra: Shattered Soldier Review
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Even though they'll finish the game in a hurry, fans of the Contra series should by all means play Contra: Shattered Soldier.
"Contra: Shattered Solider" is in the tradition of the classic "Contra" asthetic. It's a third-person, side-scrolling shooter that can be ultra-tough. However, it's also an old-school game in which attack patterns must b... Read Full Review3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
15 years on and the same formula of gameplay is squeezed to death. Contra III was a classic and this gives the series a bad name. Admittedly the graphics are ok and the sountrack contains some fast paced dance but it is ... Read Full Review0 of 7 users found the following review helpful
There's no question that Contra: Shattered Soldier bears a heavy burden: the hopes and dreams of all old school gamers that 2-D gaming be resurrected from the dead. Indeed, upon playing this for the first time, your ini... Read Full Review0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
This was supposed to be a return to the great 2D sidescrollers of days past. Sadly, the game is not so much of a game as it is a memorization excercise. While we accept those things in many games for small portions (i.e.... Read Full Review3 of 7 users found the following review helpful
Contra: Shattered Soldier may just be the best Contra game ever. It's the logical follow-up to Contra III (although Hard Corps was good, it was too different) in terms of gameplay. If you've played and enjoyed Contra, ... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
This game is good but it has a major problem,which is the lack of levels.The lack of levels will probably make you bored after a while.Heck,there are only 7 levels!The graphics in this game are good,the water and explosi... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
Contra is a classic game. Super C was an awesome one as well. The Alien Wars was amazing...and then came the Playstation. But it looks like Konami has redeemed the series. Run N Gun is definitely present here with loads ... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
Believe it or not, Contra Shattered Solider is the best one in the series. It has incredible graphic effects as well as a superb soundtrack that fits the action quite well. The biggest issue is how short the game is, and... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
This is one of the few PS2 games that gave me faith that, perhaps, modern gaming won't go down the toilet after all. I have two words that describe Shattered Solider quite perfectly. KICK ASS In fact, that's the... Read Full Review5 of 8 users found the following review helpful
Anybody who liked the classic Contra games will need to give this game at least a try. the graphics are updated but Konami was smart by keeping the 2D element that made Contra a wonderful game. This game is also unbeliev... Read Full Review2 of 6 users found the following review helpful
If you are like me, then you've honestly and a little embarrassingly never actually played a Contra game in your life. But when you saw that article and those screenshots, that action packed trailer, you couldn't help bu... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
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