Super Nintendo shooter Contra 3: Alien Wars is bound for the European Wii U Virtual Console.
The game was originally released in the region in 1992 under the alternative title Super Probotector: Alien Rebels. The EU-only Probotector games starred robots instead of human soldiers Jimbo and Sully, but otherwise featured identical levels and gameplay.
The EU debut of Contra 3 on Wii U will be likely based on the US version of the game, where an English-language version was originally released.
It's EU Virtual Console release date is yet to be specified, according toGoNintendo.
Contra - or Probotector - is a 2D side-scrolling shooter series with single-player and two-player co-op modes that have you shooting your way through alien hordes and tackling notoriously difficult end-of-level bosses. Contra 3 is considered by many to be the best in the series.