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Metal Slug X (PlayStation)

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Metal Slug X is an enhanced version of Metal Slug 2: Super Vehicle - 001/II. The main differences to the original release include:
  • Additional weapons: Stones, Iron Lizard, Enemy Chaser, Super Grenade, and Drop Shot.
  • Additional power-ups, items, and prisoners in most of the levels.
  • Additional times of the day: stages can take place at twilight, sunset, or dusk.
  • Some of the locations and vehicles in the game have been altered.
  • Increased enemy count. Some of the enemies' placement has been changed.
  • Many weapons have a stronger explosive force. Explosions yield more unexpected results.
  • The soundtrack has been re-mixed.


Metal Slug X PlayStation Title screen (Japanese)
Metal Slug X PlayStation Menu screen
Metal Slug X PlayStation Character selection

Alternate Titles

  • "Metal Slug X: Super Vehicle - 001" -- In-game title

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The Press Says

Game Critics Jun 01, 2001 8.5 out of 10 85 Jun 25, 2002 8 out of 10 80 (UK) May 19, 2002 8 out of 10 80
Gamezilla May 14, 2001 76 out of 100 76
Game Revolution May 12, 2001 B 75
Meristation May 30, 2002 7.5 out of 10 75
PSM Dec, 2001 7 out of 10 70
Game Informer Magazine Aug, 2001 6 out of 10 60
Gamers Europe May 01, 2002 5.5 out of 10 55
GamersMark Oct 22, 2001 5 out of 10 50


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Metal Slug team member Fio is missing on the cover art of the U.S. and European versions. She's on the Japanese cover art, though.

German version

In the German PlayStation version, the blood is white by default.


The main villain is based on Saddam Hussein and his symbol is based on the swastika of the Nazis.

Information also contributed by Satoshi Kunsai and Tiago Jacques

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