TiMi Studios Wants Your Input on if ‘Contra Returns’ Should Get a Wider Release

The legendary Contra sequence of run-and-gun shooters isn’t any stranger to the App Retailer, and I’m not simply speaking concerning the numerous unauthorized releases of the unique NES ROMs which have snuck previous Apple’s approval course of through the years. Again in early 2013, Konami partnered up with Punchbox Studios for Contra Evolution, a reimagining of the unique recreation that featured a brand new 3D visible model, new weapons and playable characters, and extra. Initially launched in China solely, Contra Evolution did make its way worldwide in June of that 12 months. It was… okay-ish, as we noted in our review. Controls have been serviceable although not excellent, and Contra Evolution retained so much that made the unique so nice, but additionally injected a reasonably gross free-to-play system into the combination.

Contra Evolution caught round for just a few years however ultimately was despatched off to that nice App Retailer within the sky, and within the spring of 2016 Konami announced a brand new partnership with Tencent to create a model new cell Contra recreation. That recreation would in the end be referred to as Contra Returns, and for the previous few years it has turn out to be one thing of a success in numerous international locations all over the world. It’s developed by Tencent’s in-house TiMi Studios, who’re answerable for current video games like Honor of Kings/Area of Valor and Name of Obligation: Cell in addition to upcoming titles like Pokemon Unite and the tentatively titled Metallic Slug: Code J. Right here’s the trailer for Contra Returns.

As you’ll be able to see, Contra Returns takes an identical method to updating the Contra franchise as Contra Evolution did again within the day. It retains the look of the sequence however updates it with 3D visuals, and naturally it retains the run-and-gun gameplay as that’s the essence of Contra. It’s additionally free-to-play as heck, however in a extra up to date means than Evolution. Mainly you may have tons of single-player story content material to play by, plus quite a few on-line multiplayer modes. The weapons system is the large progress sink with a number of rarity ranges of weapons, weapon shards for upgrading, and all that. There are additionally a freakishly massive variety of unlockable characters to play as. For those who’ve performed any of the larger character-collector free-to-play video games of the previous few years, like Marvel Contest of Champions for instance, you recognize what to anticipate right here.

TiMi Studios recently asked if gamers exterior of the areas the place Contra Returns is accessible can be fascinated by a wider launch. If that’s you, then head over here to fill out this short survey and allow them to know that you simply’re . As I stated earlier than the sport has turn out to be fairly a success within the locations it has launched. For those who’re a kind of sorts who’ve a bunch of iTunes logins for numerous App Shops all over the world, then you’ll be able to really click this link right here to see if Contra Returns is accessible in one in every of them. The sport can also be available on Android. I personally am testing the model from the Philippines App Retailer. Nonetheless, for those who’d moderately have this recreation launched formally in your individual area, you should definitely fill out the survey and let TiMi know that that’s one thing you wish to see.