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RELEASE INFORMATION

Title: Super C

Media/Formats: Game Card

Developer: Konami

Publisher: NTSC-J: Konami

NTSC-U: Konami

PAL: Unreleased

Release: NTSC-J: March 13, 2008

NTSC-U: November 13, 2007

PAL: Unreleased

 
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OVERVIEW

Contra 4 on the DS features emulated versions of NES Contra and Super Contra (North American versions). The setup is the use of both game ROM’s that run on an internal emulator, a modified version of PocketNES. Before starting the game, the player can select the aspect ratio for playing, between full screen and vertically stretched (like the arcade screens). The emulation is near-perfect. The game screen is misaligned, so the entire playing field cannot be seen. There are also occasional flickers in the graphics and clicks in the sound effects. More importantly, multiplayer functionality is greatly reduced. Both player characters are controlled by the same D-pad (thus, they move synchronously), while jumping and shooting are distributed to the 4 action face buttons for each player.

Covers: This is an emulated version of NES Super Contra, included with Contra 4.

NTSC-J

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NTSC-U

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STAGES

See the Stages section of the NES version of Super Contra.

 
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ARSENAL

See the Arsenal section of the NES version of Super Contra.

 
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OPPOSITION

See the Opposition section of the NES version of Super Contra.

 
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CHEATS, ASSISTANCE

Cheats

Note: This port of Super Contra contains specifically mapped controls. use the following legend when inputting the following code:

D-Pad – D-Pad
A – A or X
B – B or Y
Select – Select
Start – Start

10 Lives: At the main menu, press RIGHT, LEFT, DOWN, UP, A, B, START. 10 lives are provided at the start of the game, as well as when continuing after a Game Over.

Sound Test Menu: At the main menu, hold A+B and press START.

 
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FULL PLOT

NTSC-J/NTSC-U:
See the NTSC-U plot of the NES version of Super Contra.

 
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SOUNDTRACK

See the Soundtrack section of the NES version of Super Contra.

 
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VARIANTS

There are currently no known variants of this port of Super Contra.

 
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REGIONAL DIFFERENCES

NTSC-J: Super C

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The versions of Super Contra (Super C) featured in the Japanese and North American releases of Contra 4 are identical. The instruction shown on the bottom screen is written in the region’s language.

NTSC-U: Super C



 
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DEVELOPMENTAL MATERIAL

There is currently no known developmental material to present.

 
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TECHNICAL INFORMATION

See the Technical Information section of the NES version of Super Contra.

This version of Super Contra is the NTSC-U NES Super Contra’s ROM running on a modified version of the PocketNES emulator. The emulation isn’t perfectly accurate. For example, there are jitter issues with the sound and graphics. Additionally, true multiplayer is impossible as the D-pad of the primary DS controls both players’ movement.

 
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TRIVIA

See the Trivia section of the NES version of Super Contra.

No trivia specific to this port yet.

 
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PROMOTIONAL MEDIA

There is currently no known promotional media to present.

 
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