Tag: Konami

Contra Review

Contra, one of the all-time greatest run and gun platformers of all time. Just ask anybody alive during the mid-eighties and they will almost certainly tell you that Contra was one of their favorite games. In this case, we’re no different. Here is our take on it! We hope you enjoy the episode.


Classic NES Review: Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest

Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest might get a bad wrap, but really, it’s not such a bad game. It laid the groundwork for Symphony of the Night. It was one hell of a bumpy road, but the destination was glorious to say the least. The brutal difficulty, lack of clues, and unfair traps make its reputation……


Classic NES Review: Castlevania

Castlevania is a favorite for just about every retro gamer. From NES, all the way up to the PS3 and Xbox 360, there are great 2D entires for just about every system. People are plenty aware of the 3D outings made by Mercury Steam on PS3 and Xbox 360, but there are 2D games such……


Contra Review

Contra (NES, JP and NA February 1988)

Probotectors (NES, December 1990)

Contra, the run and gun classic for the NES. Famous for the rampant use of the “Konami Code”,……


Contra Hard Corps Review

Contra Hard Corps (Sega Genesis, Konami, 1994)

It saddens me that whenever anybody talks about Contra, they speak highly of the first two on NES, and Contra III on Super Nintendo, and most……


Sunset Riders Overview

Retro Cemetery Presents Sunset Riders

Sunset Riders (Super Nintendo, Konami, 1993)

The nineties were a great time to be a gamer, and one of the main reasons why was Konami. They had a constant flow of fantastic games coming out in……