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03/27/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Grab a 2nd Controller For This One

2 Player Co-op, a variety of weapons, and the Konami Code. Anyone who had a NES had at least played this game. What's great about this game is that you and a friend that play and beat this thing in one not so long sitting. Trying to spread of the wealth with weapons can be challenging, since everyone wants the spread. I'll tell you what though, the machine gun is quite useful, too.

Going through vertical levels in 2 player mode might be the most difficult because you have to be conscious of your comrade every time you jump.

If the Konami code didn't exist, this game probably wouldn't have been so popular. Having 30 guys instead of 3 gave most people a legit shot at beating the game, so it wasn't so frustrating.

This might be the best 2 player game on the NES, an absolute cla...

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