Super Contra's original arcade flyer is all kinds of awesome

Up until now, Nintendo retro lovers have only had first-party NES titles to play on the 3DS Virtual Console. Although Japan has seen a steady stream of non-Nintendo games - including the awesome Mega Man 3 - those games haven't shown any sign of coming to the west - until now, that is.

Konami has just released Super Contra for the 3DS Virtual Console in Japan, but it looks like players in the other parts of the world will be able to get their hands on the run-and-gun classic sooner rather than later.

The Australian Board of Classification has posted an entry for Super C - the NES title for Super Contra - and the applicant is Nintendo itself.

Thanks for the tip, Thedreaminghawk.