Jett Plays Hard Corps: Uprising

Hard Corps: Uprising came and went with little fanfare, but that doesn’t mean you should let this Contra: Hard Corps prequel pass you by. As I play through level 3, I also talk about my thoughts on the Contra franchise, my recent fascination with board games and some of my early impressions of Assassin’s Creed IV.

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Hard Corps: Uprising Review


As much as I love the first and third iterations of the franchise, Contra as a whole has way more misses than hits. The franchise has struggled to find new ways to freshen up the formula, especially when it haphazardly forayed into 3D. As a spiritual successor to Contra, Hard Corps: Uprising gives the series an anime twist thanks to the handy work of Arc System Works, who are best known for Guilty Gear and BlazBlue.

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