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Metal Slug: Super Vehicle - 001

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Arcade
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Neo Geo CD
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Neo Geo
90
4.1
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Description

Metal 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.

Screenshots

Metal Slug: Super Vehicle - 001 Neo Geo Boss
Metal Slug: Super Vehicle - 001 PlayStation Besides continuing to shoot with the machine-gun, Marco jumps off to escape some falling missiles.
Metal Slug: Super Vehicle - 001 Arcade Continue?
Metal Slug: Super Vehicle - 001 PlayStation While some soldiers are spending lots of grenades in Marco Rossi, he spends lots of ammo in a tank!

Alternate Titles

  • "Metaru Suraggu" -- Japanese title
  • "Metal Slug 1" -- Informal title
  • "メタルスラッグ" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Excellent! PlayStation *Katakis* (37860)
SNK and the little tank that could. PlayStation Zovni (9334)

The Press Says

Le Geek Neo Geo Mar, 2006 5 out of 5 100
OJGames Neo Geo Jun 27, 2008 95 out of 100 95
Jeuxvideo.com Neo Geo Aug 24, 2011 19 out of 20 95
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
All Game Guide Neo Geo 2007 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
All Game Guide Arcade 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Metal Slug appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

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