Konami corporation. The player controls a commando who battles waves of enemies including humans, machines, mutants and aliens to reach his ultimate goal. Much of the game's popularity came from its two-player simultaneous gameplay, which was an uncommon feature in video games at the time of Contra's release.
The Contra series (é‚æ–—ç¾… in Japanese) is a line of run and gun video games created by Konami from 1987 through 2004. While originally arcade games, the series gained its immense popularity base from its console releases, especially the titles created for the Nintendo Entertainment System and Super NES video game consoles. The Metal Slug series and Gunstar Heroes are well-known examples of games that directly base their gameplay on the original Contra titles.
A contra account is an account which offsets another account. A contra-asset account has a credit balance and offsets the debit balance of the corresponding asset. A contra-liability account has a debit balance and offsets the credit balance of the corresponding liability. A contra broker is a broker on the buy side of a sell order or on the sell side of a buy order.
When you get something (not payment) in return for on-air promotion. E.g. Raw FM contraed the use of the Chaddie Car Park in return for promoting the shopping centre on-air. Almost every media (radio / tv / newspaper) does it, as it means you don't need cash for things... BUT then you've given away airtime that someone could be paying for.. and you need to pay your bills.