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
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The Press Says
|Digital Press - Classic Video Games||Feb 09, 2004||10 out of 10||100|
|HonestGamers||Oct 18, 2004||10 out of 10||100|
|Le Geek||Mar, 2006||5 out of 5||100|
|OJGames||Jun 27, 2008||95 out of 100||95|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Aug 24, 2011||19 out of 20||95|
|Random Access||Feb 10, 2012||9 out of 10||90|
|Pixel-Heroes.de||Sep, 2005||9 out of 10||90|
|Defunct Games||Apr 10, 2004||79 out of 100||79|
|All Game Guide||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)