Someone remade the first level from the original Contra using Half-Life 2. You all should be extremely familiar with this level as you've died at least a thousand times in it. At least.
It's pretty awesome getting to see this level from a first person view. It's also a nice change of pace as I'm sick of seeing that stage how you normally view it. It's not that I suck at Contra. It's that I'm freaking impatient and just want to pew pew pew through the entire game as fast as possible.
What? Don't f**king judge me.
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Castlevania. Mega Man. And finally, Contra. With this, my holy trinity is complete. In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the greatest run and gun videogame series ever, Allistair Pinsof ranked the top five Contra games. ...more
While other kids were chasing mushrooms, leveling up mages, and debating boss orders, real tough guys were playing Contra. Though the series saw a dip in quality in the PlayStation generation, it still stands as one of the mo...more