Konami's Contra Games Get Live-Action Film, Show From China
posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Konami's Contra video game series is inspiring a live-action film and television series. The Beijing-based company Starlight is producing the film and series, and production is underway in China.
The original Contra action arcade game debuted in 1987, and it received various ports for the Nintendo Entertainment System, Nintendo DS, and PC. Hamster released the game for PlayStation 4 as part of its Arcade Archives series in 2016.
The Super Contra sequel arcade game debuted in 1988, and the series includes many other sequels and ports. The Contra III: The Alien Wars game, which originally shipped for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) in 1992, shipped as a game on the SNES Classic Edition console in North America on September 29. The console shipped in Australia on September 30 and in Japan on October 5.