OCDgamer.dk: Contra III: The Alien Wars
The style of this cool game is, like many other arcade games from this era, reminiscent of 80's post-apocalyptic sci fi movies, e.g. Escape from New York. There are top-down stages switching to a reasonably well-implemented multi-directional shooter that rotates the screen instead of your guy. This is the best use of Mode 7 graphics I have seen, and the gameplay actually works quite well.
- Completed Stage 1/6 - The Streets.
- Completed Stage 2/6. Stage 3 has this horrible robot-thing that blocks your progress while firing missiles at you. That guy sucks.
- Jeppe N and I played this on his SNES Mini connected to his projector. We reached the end boss of stage 3.