For the Super NES version, see Contra III: The Alien Wars.

Contra: The Alien Wars, known in Japan as Contra Spirits and Probotector 2 in the PAL region, is a simplified Game Boy version of Contra III: The Alien Wars.

Version and gameplay differences

In this port, the level structure has been altered in some stages, with paths in some areas having been changed or shortened.

Changes include:

This version consists of four difficulty levels: Easy, Normal, Hard and Maniac, with Easy mode cutting the game's length at the third stage. All three remaining modes yield the same ending.

The game features Super Game Boy support, which provides a custom color scheme and enhanced sound effects.

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