Contra: Evolution review | Thunderbolt

Joseph Ford, Thunderbolt writes:
Contra comes to iPad trailed not only by a succession of earlier remakes, but a devoted following. For these people, the process of assessing the latest game will inevitably be comparative, an automatic balance sheet of pluses and minuses, additions and subtractions. To judge the game on its own terms given this history is a tricky task, made trickier by a game which is itself divorced from the cultural context in which it was made - semi-naked bodybuilders hauling large guns through jungles had a greater cultural resonance in the late ’80s.

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