DescriptionMetal Slug, originally released on the Neo Geo, is a side-scrolling shoot'em'up.
The player(s) takes the role of a soldier (or two) and fights a gigantic army. Every level consists of running forward blasting anything that moves, while collecting power-ups along the way (there's also a wide selection of weaponry in the game). In the end of each level the player goes up against one gigantic boss.
The PlayStation port introduces some extra features: there is a combat school where the player may fight with other players for the best time on each level and an art gallery.
- "Metaru Suraggu" -- Japanese title
- "Metal Slug 1" -- Informal title
- "メタルスラッグ" -- Japanese spelling
Part of the Following Group
|SNK and the little tank that could.||PlayStation||Zovni (9332)|
|HonestGamers||Neo Geo||Oct 18, 2004||10 out of 10||100|
|Le Geek||Neo Geo||Mar, 2006||5 out of 5||100|
|SEGA-Mag (Objectif-SEGA)||SEGA Saturn||Mar 25, 2010||9 out of 10||90|
|Pixel-Heroes.de||Neo Geo||Sep, 2005||9 out of 10||90|
|Random Access||Neo Geo||Feb 10, 2012||9 out of 10||90|
|IGN||Wii||May 30, 2008||8.5 out of 10||85|
|Joypad||PlayStation||Oct, 1997||82 out of 100||82|
|NowGamer||PlayStation||Aug 07, 1997||7.4 out of 10||74|
|Eurogamer.net (UK)||Wii||May 12, 2008||7 out of 10||70|
|All Game Guide||Neo Geo||2007||70|
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1001 Video GamesMetal Slug appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
Related Web Sites
- Metal Slug Database (Metal Slug series' fan site with detailed information)