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For other uses, see Alien Wars (disambiguation).

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

Version and gameplay differences

In this port, the level structure has been altered in some stages, with some areas having been either slightly 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 feature the same ending.

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


  • This port was the last Contra game to be released for an 8-bit system.

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