This Version of Contra Stars Luke Skywalker and It’s Awesome

The NicksplosionFX YouTube channel is known for taking retro video games and giving them a fresh spin, so it’s no surprise that its latest animated gaming video, Contra Wars, is the best mashup yet.

Contra Wars is one part NES Contra, and one part Star Wars, with a whole bunch of awesomeness infused in its short runtime. Rather than starring as Bill or Lance, this version of Contra puts players in control of Luke Skywalker and his green lightsaber from Return of the Jedi. Luke cuts his way through hordes of Empire flunkies en route to killing a Rancor to proceed to the second level.

You have to check this mashup out above, because it’s simply fantastic. Both Contra and Star Wars fans will appreciate it, so don’t limit your fun if you’re only a fan of one of the pop culture franchises. Make sure to hit the link for Nick’s channel above and subscribe if you like what you see.


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Matt Heywood is the founder and EIC of where he strives to make you a better geek, one post at a time! When he’s not scouring the Internet for interesting nuggets of awesomeness he can be found in his secret lair enjoying the latest and greatest video games, taking pictures of toys, or talking Star Wars on EB’s Star Wars Time podcast show.