Metal Slug 3

Critic Score User Score
PlayStation 4
...
...
Neo Geo
...
4.0
iPhone
...
5.0
Not an American user?

Description

In the third installment of the Metal Slug series, General Morden is back and he plans to establish a new world order. The player guides one of the heroes: Marco, Tarma, Eri, or Fio, as they blast their way through side-scrolling levels with a unique theme, filled with countless enemies and bosses. The player has to free hostages and can ride bizarre vehicles such as camels, elephants, tanks, and robots.

In the Xbox version, additional game modes, such as Storming the Mothership and Chubby Isle Paradiso, can be unlocked upon completing the five arcade stages. A co-op mode has been included, but no online multiplayer. The only Xbox Live feature available allows the player to compare single-player scores.

Screenshots

Metal Slug 3 Windows Third mission boss
Metal Slug 3 Arcade Continue?
Metal Slug 3 Arcade Again under water
Metal Slug 3 Arcade A power-up.

Alternate Titles

  • "合金弹头3" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "メタルスラッグ3" -- Japanese spelling

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

There are no reviews for this game.


Critic Reviews

DreamStation.cc Xbox Oct 14, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
Xbox Nation (XBN) Xbox Jun, 2004 8 out of 10 80
MS Xbox World Xbox 360 2008 8 out of 10 80
Gamereactor (Sweden) PlayStation 2 Mar 23, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Cheat Code Central Xbox 360 2007 3.9 out of 5 78
GameSpot Xbox May 27, 2004 7.5 out of 10 75
Gaming Nexus Xbox Jun 14, 2004 7.3 out of 10 73
Eurogamer.net (UK) Xbox Oct 28, 2004 7 out of 10 70
The Review Busters Xbox 360 2008 7 out of 10 70
Defunct Games Wii Jun 01, 2012 C+ 58

Forums

There are currently no topics for this game.


Trivia

Metal Slug 3 features a number of references to sci-fi movies. For example, Mission 2 features a guest appearance by the Men in Black. The carnivorous alien plants in Mission 4 are a parody of the sci-fi musical comedy, The Little Shop of Horrors In Mission 5, the squid-like aliens are a homage to the movie, Independence Day. Also in Mission 5, the alien clones you face seem to parody the sci-fi movie classic, Invasion of the Body Snatchers. Finally, the last boss battle seems to be slightly inspired by the ending sequence in Alien: Resurrection. One of the hostages (who also appeared in Metal Slug 2 & Metal Slug X) known as Hyakkutaro will join the fight by shooting fireballs.

Related Web Sites

Contributed to by mars rulez (509), GTramp (42886), yenruoj_tsegnol_eht (!!ihsoy) (2424), Sciere (308372), Kabushi (136608), Evilhead (1051) and *Katakis* (37880)