Contra Alternatives

Contra

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Contra is 1987’s best 2D Action, Single-player, Co-op, Run and Gun video game. Developed by the famous konami, this super thriller offers an amazingly Action-packed game-play, a wonderful plot and hours of entertainment. According to the storyline, Contra allows you to set yourself up into the character of Pfc… read more
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117 Games Like Contra

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Broforce

Broforce is a cool Platform-based, Side-Scrolling Run and Gun video game by Free Lives. The game sets you up into the character of a Hypermasculine Action-hero and a Commando named as Bro who goes on a journey to save his Bro Teammates and to kill the terrorists.
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Metal Slug

Metal Slug or also known as Super Vehicle 001: Metal Slug is a 2006 Action, Side Scroller Run and Gun video game by Nazca Corporation. With a super cool sense of humor, amazing hand drawn visuals, hardcore side scrolling action, adventure and a blasting nature, Metal Slug is one of the mega Hits of the time.
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Metal Slug 3

Metal Slug 3 is an amazingly Addictive Action and Thrill packed Run and Gun video game by SNK. The game allows you to engage yourself into a truly immersive game-play ever. Following the mechanics and game-play style of the previous games in the series, Metal Slug 3 allows you to get into a world of chaos, kill waves of continuously coming enemies and make your way through the blasting environment, eliminate enemy bosses into epic combats and move to the next and challenging level of the game.
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Super Cyborg

Super Cyborg is an indie, 2D Action, Side-Scrolling Shooter and Run and Gun video game by Arthur Games. The game lets you be a heroic being whose ultimate goal is to save the humanity from the notorious Xirxul Life Form and emerge as a true savior the populace.
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Bleed

Bleed is a cool Side-scrolling Action and Run and Gun MMORPG game similar to the popular Metal Gear video game that lets you be a girl named Wyrn who has a big arsenal of weapons and she wants to be a true hero.
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Cuphead

Cuphead is an Action, Side-scroll, Run and Gun, Single-player and Multiplayer video game published and developed by StudioMDHR Entertainment. The game offers a beautiful world, in which you assume the role of the titular character known as Cuphead, who must battle his way against a set of bosses through a variety of levels to repay a debt to the devil.
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Castle Crashers

Castle Crashers is a 2D Action-Adventure, RPG, Hack and Slash and Beat ‘em’ Up video game by The Behemoth. The game is set in a Fictitious Medieval Era Kingdom and lets you be the Ultimate Savior who frees the Kidnapped Princesses and kills the Evil Magician by the use of his bravery, Sword and intuition.
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Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night is a marvelous Action Role-playing, Puzzle-Platform and Single-player video game developed and published by Konami. It is the direct sequel to Castlevania: Rondo of Blood and includes the son of Dracula named Alucard as the protagonist.
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Rochard

Rochard is an engaging Action-Adventure, Puzzle-Platform and Sci-Fi Run and Gun video game by Recoil Games. The story of the game focuses on the main character of the game John Rochard leader of astro-miners who gets hired by the Skyring Corporation to explore and gather resources from an asteroid.
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Mercenary Kings

Mercenary Kings is another great title that offers aesthetics similar to Contra series games and provides with a brillian Action filled Shooting and Run and Gun experience. This addictive Action, Side-Scrolling, Run and Gun video game offers fantastic Crafting options and allows you to loot whatever you want.
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Ultionus

Ultionus is a masterpiece if we compare it to a lot of titles of this specific genre. With a lot of similarities to some of the biggest names such as Metal Slug 3, Raze and Brawlhalla, Ultionus offers enhanced gameplay and mechanics.
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Intrusion 2

Intrusion 2 is a cool MMORPG game like “Hero Siege” that lets you be a true soldier in a Sci-Fi environment. Your task is to travel to a hostile planet, conduct a military operation and destroy an illegal weapon manufacturing facility, kill the hostiles and capture the heroes, tame them and bring them back to your planet to train them.
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Cave Story

Cave Story is an Adventure, Platform and Single-player Shooter video game developed and published by Nicalis. The story takes place in the cave and revolves around the protagonist who awaken in this cave.
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Super Contra

Super Contra is a Run and Gun, Single and Multiplayer video game developed and published by Konami in 1988. It is the sequel to Contra and a marvelous game in the series of Contra video game.
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Super Metroid

Super Metroid is an Action-Adventure, Side-scroll, and Single-player video game by Nintendo Research and Development. It is the third title in the series of Metroid, and the plot takes place after the event of Metroid II: Return of Samus released in 1991.
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Contra: Hard Corps

Contra: Hard Corps is a Side-scroll, Run and Gun, Single-player and Two-player video game developed and published by Konami. The game serves as the first title in the series of Hard Corps video game, and it was the first title in the series of Contra, released for Sega platform.
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Aliens: Infestation

Aliens: Infestation is a Metroidvania-type Side-Scrolling Shooter, Run and Gun and Action video game by WayForward and Gearbox Entertainment. The game allows you to recruit your own team of marines and go fighting against the enemies in a truly action oriented and fast-paced game-play.
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8-Bit Commando

8-Bit Commando is a great 2D Contra clone according to its Action, Side-Scrolling, Run and Gun Shooting and Platforming aesthetics. This crazy addictive game is developed by 2DEngine offers epic enemy encounters along with action-packed boss battles and takes you on a totally new side of Side-Scrolling and Shooting gaming.
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Expendabros

Expendabros is a cool Action, Side-Scrolling, Platform and Run and Gun video game. The game offers all the Expendables level of the game and lets you go in epic missions to fin and kill the ruthless and cunning arms dealer named as Conrad Stonebanks.
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Strider

Strider is a marvelous new Action-Adventure, Platform, Stealth and Hack and Slash video game by Double Helix Games. The game offers an amazingly fast-paced and action filled game-play in which you act as the finest Ninja Assassin named as Strider Hiryu who works for the Strider Organization.
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Duck Game

Duck Game takes you to the Futuristic Year of 1984 where the Ducks are going Wild for the glory. A huge battle is going on between the Ducks and there is no hope for the ones who fear.
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Oniken

Oniken is a Fast-paced Action, RPG and Side-Scrolling Run and Gun Shooter and Sword Fighting video game by JoyMasher. The game offers 6 challenging missions, 11 bosses and a lot of other enemies to fight, 2 main game modes (Hardcore and Boss Rush) along with a brilliant game setting, cool visuals and an engaging game-play.
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GunLord

GunLord is another great Action, Side-Scrolling, Run and Gun Shooter and Platform video game. The game offers 9 main game stages, amazing game-play consisting of fast-paced and action oriented aesthetics, over 40 unique enemy characters, epic boss battles and a lot of other great things.
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Aztez

Aztez is a wonderful Upcoming side-scrolling, Turn-based Strategy and hardcore Brawler video game that lets you engage yourself into an amazing game-play in which your duty is to save Aztez Empire.
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Dragon’s Lair 2: Time Warp

Dragon’s Lair 2: Time Warp is an Adventure, Interactive Drama and Single-player video game developed by Digital Leisure. The game takes place after the event of the first game, in which the protagonist named Dirk has married with his love named Daphne and produced many children.
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Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project

Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project is an Action, Side-scroll, Platform and Single-player video game developed by Sunstorm Interactive and published by Ubisoft. The game puts you in the role of the protagonist named as Duke Nukem, struggling to fight against Mech Morphix, who is a mad scientist and trying to transform mysterious creatures into brutal monsters using a radioactive slims.
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Metal Slug 7

Metal Slug 7 is an Action, Run and Gun, Single and Multiplayer video game created by SNK Playmore and published by Nintendo. It is the 8th installment in the series of Metal Slug and the 1st in the series that would be released without an arcade version.
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3D Gunstar Heroes

3D Gunstar Heroes is an Action-Adventure, Run and Gun, Single-player and Multiplayer video game developed and published by Sega. The game takes you in the stunning environment and puts you in the experience of side-scroll shooter gameplay.
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Velocity 2X

Velocity 2X focuses on Shoot ‘em up, Side-scroll and Puzzle gameplay developed and published by FuturLab. The game supports Single-player mode only and available to play on multiple platforms. The story follows the female protagonist, who is abducted by a race of hostile alien, LT.
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The Mummy Demastered

The Mummy Demastered is an Action-Adventure, Metroidvania, and Single-player video game published and developed by WayForward. The game offers brilliant gameplay based on the movie The Mummy, released in 2017. The game takes place with the events of the move, with the player assuming the role of the Pradigium soldier under the control of Dr.
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Cave Story 3D

Cave Story 3D is an Action-Adventure and Single-player video game created by Nicalis, Inc. and published by NIS America. It mixes the Puzzle-Platform and Side-scroll elements inspired by the 2D original game.
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Contra: Shattered Soldier

Contra: Shattered Soldier developed by KCET and published by Konami is Shoot ‘em up video game available to play on PlayStation. The game supports both Single-player and Multiplayer modes and main gameplay focuses on Run-and-Gun element.
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Azure Striker Gunvolt 2

Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 is an Action, Platform, and Single-player video game for Nintendo Switch developed and published by Unti Creates. The game acts as the sequel to Azure Striker Gunvolt and comes with new mechanics, improved graphics, and new features.
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Wild West C.O.W.: Boys of Moo Mesa

Wild West C.O.W.: Boys of Moo Mesa is an Arcade, Side-scroll, Shooting and Single-player video game developed and published by Konami. The game comes with exciting gameplay loosely based on huge forgotten cult cartoon series.
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Contra III: The Alien Wars

Contra III: The Alien Wars is a Single-player and Co-op Run and Gun video game created and published by Konami. The game acts as the 3rd installment in the marvellous series of Contra, and it follows the original title Contra, released in 1987 and Super Contra, released in 1998 for the NES.
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Gunstar Heroes

Gunstar Heroes is a Run and Gun, Single-player and Co-op video game created by Treasure and published by Sega. The storyline revolves around the Gunstar, the mercenary family who is struggling to fend off the Empire, a dictatorship that is searching to revive an ancient weapon using the four powerful gems buried throughout the planet.
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Super Time Force

Super Time Force is a brilliant Action, Side-Scrolling, 2D Retro Shooter and Run and Gun video game. The game takes you on an Action and Thrill filled journey where your task is to be part of a team of Elite Soldiers who are destined to manipulate the Space and Time in order to eliminate the enemies.
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Mark of the Ninja

Mark of the Ninja by Klei Entertainment is an Action-Adventure, Side Scrolling Puzzle-Platform, Run and Gun Style Stealth video game. The story of the game kicks off with an attack on a DOJO by a strange force that leaves the protagonist half dead.
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Shadow Complex

Shadow Complex is a 2009’s top trending Action, Platform, Adventure and Run and Gun video game by Microsoft game Studios. The game features the main character named as Jason Flemming and his Girlfriend Claire.
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Shadow Complex Remastered

Shadow Complex Remastered is the Remake of the famous Shadow Complex video game. Developed by the same developer, ChAIR Entertainment, Shadow Complex Remastered offers a brilliant combination of Action and Side-Scrolling Platform, Adventure and Run and Gun elements and an entirely new Amplified and modernistic gameplay.
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Dungeons and Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara

Dungeons and Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara offers a super-fast-paced 2D Run and Gun Style Sword Fighting game-play in which you as a Warrior have to go on slaying your enemies while going through a Side-Scrolling environment.
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Doodle Army 2: Mini Militia

Doodle Army 2: Mini Militia is an Action, Shooting, Online and Multiplayer video game by Appsomniacs LLC. The game takes place in different locations and lets the player get into the role of the character and complete a variety of levels.
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Boid

Boid by Mokus Games is a brilliant new Action, Side-Scrolling, RTS and Fighting and run and Gun video game like Metal Slug 3. The game is about an advanced Bio Organic Drone who crash lands on a planet, releases countless life forms to mutate and evolve just according to the environment, develop special abilities and skills, fight against the native enemies and conquer the world to dominate.
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Dino Cap 2 HD

Dino Cap 2 HD is an Action, Side-Scroll, and Single-player Shooting video game created by Triniti Interactive Limited. There are five unique character classes, and the game focuses on Dino combat and non-stop action.
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Zombie Diary 2: Evolution

Zombie Diary 2: Evolution focuses on battle against humans and zombies. Lots of survivors have already fallen, but you’ve struggled to survive. The game uses side-scroll perspective and combines the elements of Fast-paced, Shooting, and Fighting.
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Black Magic

Black Magic is a 1987 Action-Adventure, Single-player, and Side-scroll video game created and published by Datasoft. The game offers an exciting story, in which the bad wizard named Zahgrim came back and turned the good wizard known as Aganar into stone, stolen his six magical eyes and hidden them in six different places across the world.
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Dragon’s Lair

Dragon’s Lair is a 1983 Action-Adventure, Interactive Drama, and Retro Single-player video game created and published by Digital Leisure Inc. The game takes place in the stunning environment consists of dungeons, caves, etc.
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Metal Assault

Metal Assault is a Free-to-play, 2D Side-scroll, and Massively Multiplayer Online Shooting game created by Aeria Games. The game offers the similar gameplay to Metal Slug series and introduces awesome modes including PvE and PvP.
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Castlevania

Castlevania is an Action, Platform and Single-player video game developed and published by Konami. It offers the historical-themed world in 1691 where the game takes place and puts you in the role of the protagonist named as Simon Belmont as he attempts to defeat the antagonist named Dracula.
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Out of This World

Out of This World (also known as Another World) is an Action-Adventure, Platform and Single-player video game developed by Delphine Software. The story centers on the protagonist named as Lester, a scientist who finds himself in a strange world filled with brutal aliens when his experiment goes wrong.
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More About Contra

Contra is 1987’s best 2D Action, Single-player, Co-op, Run and Gun video game. Developed by the famous konami, this super thriller offers an amazingly Action-packed game-play, a wonderful plot and hours of entertainment. According to the storyline, Contra allows you to set yourself up into the character of Pfc. Bill Rizer or Pfc. Lance Bean, well trained and skilled CONTRA operatives and tasks you to eliminate the enemy forces along with their controlling Alien Entity. With a blasting nature, Contra offers a huge stash of endless entertainment and fun.Being one of the most popular and a totally addictive Action and Run and Gun game, Contra broke all of the previous records and it is still pacing up in the market. With a number of cool missions, loads of Weapons, beautiful 2D visuals, an immersive and Action-packed game-play to enjoy.