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Metal Slug: Super Vehicle - 001 (PlayStation)

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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.


Metal Slug: Super Vehicle - 001 PlayStation Some soldiers are about to surround Marco, and Marco is about to kill one of them using his knife...
Metal Slug: Super Vehicle - 001 PlayStation To avoid be hit-damaged by one of these soldiers on motorcycles, Marco Rossi jumps off Metal Slug.
Metal Slug: Super Vehicle - 001 PlayStation Threatened by Rail Tank's shot, Marco Rossi finds some free space to counterattack with the Shotgun.
Metal Slug: Super Vehicle - 001 PlayStation Riding the Metal Slug, Marco Rossi finds a soldier-protected section: a cannon shot it's enough...

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! *Katakis* (37849) 4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars
SNK and the little tank that could. Zovni (9344) 4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars

The Press Says

Joypad Oct, 1997 82 out of 100 82
NowGamer Aug 07, 1997 7.4 out of 10 74


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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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Kate Jones (453) added Metal Slug: Super Vehicle - 001 (PlayStation) on Sep 21, 2001
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