This is episode 202 of the Angry Video Game Nerd (AVGN) and The Nerd is talking Contra! After years of playing nothing but crappy games, The Nerd's dreams are fulfilled through a wish on a monkey's paw, allowing him to finally play something good.
"Does Contra really deserve all the love it gets? the short answer is... yes!!!! This series was a joy to research for its entire history. and even though the franchise does have a few stinkers for the most part its pretty consistent"