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'Contra Run and Gun' trademarked in US

Konami has submitted a trademark application for Contra Run and Gun. Noticed by NeoGAF user Rösti, the USPTO application points to some new Contra game, but we've yet to hear anything out of Konami at this year's E3 about a new installment in the run and gun franchise. A new Contra was...

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MercurySteam wants to leave Castlevania, to take on Contra next

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow studio MercurySteam will be ready to leave Castlevania behind after Mirror of Fate and Lords of Shadow 2, Konami EU head of development Dave Cox tells VG247. "Well, I think it's about wanting to leave a legacy," Cox said. "And I don't want to be in charge of a series...

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Reverb to publish Exis Interactive's Majestic 12, revealed at PAX East

Reverb Publishing is the publishing wing of Reverb Communications, a PR agency for video games that's helped launch titles like Rock Band and Zen Pinball. The latest published title from the company will be called Majestic-12, Reverb has announced. The game is developed by Exis Interactive, and is...

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Konami pre-E3 presentation teases new Contra with a fiery 'C'

If you didn't make it to the end of Konami's pre-E3 presentation, you might have missed one of the most exciting clips therein. In the last few seconds, a fireball flies in from off-screen, forming the Contra "C," and teases: "They're coming." Not soon enough! Check out at 54:30 in the video...

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Hard Corps: Uprising priced, screenshotted

Leading the charge on February 16 in XBLA's House Party promotion is Konami's "not-Contra" title, Hard Corps: Uprising, for 1200 MS points ($15). Alongside the news of the game's price, Konami dropped off a gaggle of new screenshots as well. No Bill or Lance to be found, unfortunately....

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Konami confirms 3DS lineup for Europe

Konami has announced four titles for the 3DS in Europe, including Pro Evolution Soccer, Frogger, Contra, and Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater. Of those, we've seen screens or video of precisely one, Snake Eater, with the others first revealed as in development during E3. The non-Metal Gear games...

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Expendables gets retro-inspired Facebook game

The film which critics are hailing as "the muscliest video escapade in the whole of cinematic history" now has a similarly masculine video game adaptation. The Expendables – an upcoming summer blockbuster starring Sly Stallone, Jet Li, Bruce Willis, Jason Statham, Brock Stonejaw and Mickey...

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College Humor reveals the 'super easy' modes of classic games

You might find College Humor's latest video game parody clip, posted just past the jump, a hilarious look at what might have been had classic games been laughably more accessible. We see it as a haunting vision of things to come. That easy mode included in Mega Man 10? That's how it all starts....

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Hard Corps: Uprising videos show the value of friendship

GameVideos recently got its hands on a pair of video demonstrations of Arc System Works and Konami's spiritual Contra successor, Hard Corps: Uprising. One features a single-player run-through of the game's opening level, while the other fills us with the capacity to love again....

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Hard Corps: Uprising is new Contra for XBLA and PSN

It's Contra in all but name. That's what IGN asserts about Hard Corps: Uprising, a new PSN and XBLA run-and-gun expected for release this year. Despite the fact that the side-scrolling shooting gameplay we expect from a traditional Contra is present, and despite the fact that this is actually a...

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