Its time once again to shine the spotlight on another beloved series. For many of us Contra was the action series of the 80s and 90s. What started out as a decent arcade game became a beloved classic on the NES and would continue to dazzle gamers until the late 90s. There are some dark years sandwiched in there where it seemed the series might disappear for good. Yes it was that bad. However Konami dug deep and managed to help it recover.Join me as I explore the highs and lows of one of gaming’s most legendary franchises.