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Encyclopedia > Operation C
Operation C
Developer(s) Konami
Publisher(s) Konami (Japan)
Ultra Games (North America)
Mattel (Europe)
Designer(s) Toru Hagihara, Y. Hayano (programmers)
Release date(s) JP January 8, 1991
NA February, 1991
Genre(s) Run and gun
Mode(s) Single player
Platform(s) Game Boy
Media Cartridge

Operation C is an original scrolling shooter and platform game released in 1991 by Konami for the Nintendo Game Boy. It is the third game in the Contra series, following the previous two arcade/NES installments. The Japanese version is simply titled Contra (コントラ Kontora?, written in katakana as opposed to original game's ateji spelling of 魂斗羅). In the PAL region, it was released as Probotector. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (640x630, 272 KB) Summary http://spoonman. ... A video game developer is a software developer (a business or an individual) that creates video games. ... Konami Corporation ) (TYO: 9766 NYSE: KNM SGX: K20) is a leading developer and publisher of numerous popular and strong-selling toys, trading cards, anime, tokusatsu, slot machines and video games. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Konami Corporation ) (TYO: 9766 NYSE: KNM SGX: K20) is a leading developer and publisher of numerous popular and strong-selling toys, trading cards, anime, tokusatsu, slot machines and video games. ... The Ultra Games logo. ... Mattel Inc. ... A game designer is a person who designs games. ... This article is about the country in East Asia. ... is the 8th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Notable events of 1991 in computer and video games. ... North America North America is a continent[1] in the Earths northern hemisphere and (chiefly) western hemisphere. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... Video games are categorized into genres based on their gameplay. ... A run and gun (also known as run n gun or for some variants, overhead shooter) is a sub-genre of video games that incorporates elements from shoot em up games and platform games. ... In computer games and video games, single-player refers to the variant of a particular game where input from only one player is expected throughout the course of the gaming session. ... The Game Boy ) line is a line of battery-powered handheld game consoles sold by Nintendo. ... Cartridge for the VIC 20 homecomputer In various types of electronic equipment, a cartridge can refer one method of adding different functionality or content (e. ... Scrolling shooters are a type of video game, a subgenre of shoot em up . ... A simple platform sequence from the game Wonder Boy Platform game, or platformer, is a video game genre characterized by jumping to and from suspended platforms or over obstacles. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... Konami Corporation ) (TYO: 9766 NYSE: KNM SGX: K20) is a leading developer and publisher of numerous popular and strong-selling toys, trading cards, anime, tokusatsu, slot machines and video games. ... Nintendo Company, Limited (任天堂 or ニンテンドー Nintendō; NASDAQ: NTDOY, TYO: 7974 usually referred to as simply Nintendo, or Big N ) is a multinational corporation founded on September 23, 1889[1] in Kyoto, Japan by Fusajiro Yamauchi to produce handmade hanafuda cards. ... The Game Boy ) line is a line of battery-powered handheld game consoles sold by Nintendo. ... Contra, NES version 1988 The Contra series (é­‚æ–—ç¾… in Japanese) is a well-known line of run and gun shoot em up games created by Konami from 1987 through 2004. ... Katakana ) is a Japanese syllabary, one component of the Japanese writing system along with hiragana, kanji, and in some cases the Latin alphabet. ... Ateji (当て字 ) guessed characters are Kanji selected to write a borrowed non-Chinese or native Japanese word with the intent of implying an etymology, which is fanciful or false. ... The PAL region is a video game publication territory which covers Australasia and the majority of Eurasia. ...


The game was rereleased in 1997 and 2001 as part of Konami GB Collection. The 2001 rendition was exclusively for the Game Boy Color and only on sale in Europe. That collection contained a colorized version of Operation C that used a very unglamourous palette. The title screen remained as Probotector while the main characters were portrayed as human, instead of robots as they normally are portrayed in the Probotector releases. For the band, see 1997 (band). ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... The Game Boy Color , shortened to GBC) is Nintendos successor to the Game Boy and was released on October 21, 1998 in Japan and in November of 1998 in the United States and 1999 in Europe. ...


Plot

Set after the events of Super Contra, the plot varies between versions of the game. In the original Japanese plot (the plot followed by the universal canon in Contra: Shattered Soldier), an unnamed hostile nation has taken a sample of an alien's cell with the purpose of developing new kinds of biological weapons. The Federation's chief gives a confidential order to veteran alien fighter, Bill Rizer, to prevent this plan. In the North American localization, the unnamed hostile nation is replaced by the "Black Viper", a sister organization of Red Falcon's. Super Contra , The Aliens Counterattack) is the sequel to the smash hit Contra, developed by Konami and originally released in 1988 as an arcade game. ... Biological warfare, also known as germ warfare, is the use of any organism (bacteria, virus or other disease_causing organism) or toxin found in nature, as a weapon of war. ...


Gameplay

The playable character launches a three-way spread on an enemy emplacement.

The game has a total of five levels, many of which share design similarities to Super Contra. The second and fourth levels are overhead, and the remaining are either side or vertically scrolling. The music, with the exception of a few songs, is mostly remixed from the first Contra. There are four main weapons in the game: the default machine gun, the fire ball, a homing gun, and an upgradeable spread shot. Also, there are three cheat codes that can be entered before play; "up up down down left right left right B A B A start" for level select up to level 4,"up up up up down down down down left left left left right right right right B A start" for starting with 10 lives instead of the normal 3,and "up down left right A B Start" for Sound Test. Image File history File links Opc1. ... Image File history File links Opc1. ... Contra ) is an arcade game released in 1987 by the Konami corporation. ...


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