Konami has unveiled a brand new Contra game due for launch on the Japanese WiiWare store tomorrow. There are no European plans yet, a spokesperson for the publisher told us this afternoon.
Dubbed Contra Rebirth, the game retains the run/jump/shoot core and has at least one boss bigger that's bigger than the screen, according to Konami Japan's statement (spotted by Offworld). Other details are scarce.
The series begun on NES in 1987 and has appear on just about every other platform since. The action follows heroes Bill Rizer and Lance Bean, who fight off an alien invasion in sleeveless t-shirts and headbands.
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