Konami showed a trailer of the new game from the cult series Contra. According to information on the official website of the Japanese branch of the publishing house, the sequel to the legendary arcade shooter with elements of a platformer designed for iOS and Android.
The game is developed in cooperation with a major Chinese ISP Tencent. The authors have kept the spirit of the series, but from the point of view of gameplay the new part of Contra is very similar to its ancestor from 1987. Contra has kept the genre is a horizontal scrolling shooter.
To spread the project will be conditionally-free model with the option of purchasing items for real money. Currently mobile “counter” is declared only for China, but it is possible that in the future it will be released in other regions of the world.
At the moment were not disclosed any official details. The publisher confirmed that it plans “to continue promoting their popular brands in a variety of devices and gaming platforms that gamers around the world can enjoy these wonderful games”.
Contra has a rich history since 1987, when it was released a version for arcade machines. The latest game in the series Contra is Hard Corps: Uprising. It was released in early 2011 on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
Release date mobile Contra unknown. Most likely will be released in the near future, but precisely this claim is impossible, it remains to wait for new details.