Contra Hard Corps IT.GAMER Ultra Hack

Contra Hard Corps IT.GAMER Ultra Hack is an extensive hack of the Sega Genesis game Contra: Hard Corps which makes multiple changes to core game mechanics and even presents new playable characters.

I played this game for a couple of hours and I really enjoyed it.  All the bugs that were in the original hack have been fixed (Well I didn’t run in to any)

New Game Features

This game has the following new features

  • Seven Playable Heroes
  • Play The Same Character In Co-op
  • Extended Character Health (4 HP)
  • All Character Have Unique Weapons
  • Rebalanced Damage Tables
  • Rebalanced Boss HP And Behavior
  • All Alternate Paths Present In Core Gameplay

Game Description

If you want to check out Contra Hard Corps IT.GAMER Ultra Hack in action check out this video I found on youtube

YouTube video

IT.GAMER’s Ultra Hack is a complete rework of Contra: Hard Corps which adds a slew of features and gameplay tweaks for the ultimate

Where this hack excels up front is its inclusion of seven heroes which greatly expands on the original game’s cast; furthermore, each hero has their own unique equipment and some abilities to give them all their own nuanced feel.

With heavy damage and mechanic reworks to weapons, enemies, and bosses, the game has also been beefed up with an expanded life bar as well as starting the player with ten (10) lives at the start.

Contra games are known for there difficulty, in this game they make things a little easier for you like being able to choose to start with up to 30 lives.  Weapon damage is also reduced by half.

Each of Contra: Hard Corps alternate pathways that were present in the original title have been streamlined creating a seamless flow from start to finish.

You can also expect some new weapons in the game.

Title Screen

The title screen has slightly changed from the original game as seen below.

Graphics

No graphic changes have been made in this game.  You can expect the same original graphics that were in the first game.

Gameplay

For me the original Contra game was far to hard and I never managed to complete the game.  This game makes things easier for you by reduced damage taken, more lives as well as giving out more damage which makes the game much more playable.

Sound

No improvements / changes were made to the sound.

Download

If you wish to play this game you can download the IT.GAMER’s Ultra Hack Rom from here

Conclusion

So is this game worth a try? IT.GAMER’s Ultra Hack is an impressive reworking of the beloved Contra: Hard Corps game and a must for long time fans; with new characters and weapons, this provides a breath of fresh air into an old title.

If you have played this game please let us know what you thought of the game by rating it below and also leave us a comment.

 

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