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Metal Head (SEGA 32X)

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Description

It has been five years after the formation of the Worldwide Federation. Although war has been averted, terrorist cells around the world threaten the stability of the federation. To combat this menace, the Federation has created a bi-pedal armored tank known as the Metal Head. You are a Metal Head pilot, and you have to use all the weapons at your disposal to take out the terrorists.

Metal Head is a bit of a variation on the usual giant robot combat game. The game's mission areas bear more resemblance to a first-person shooter than a simulation. The graphics are all rendered in texture mapped polygons, which is unusual for a 32X game.

Screenshots

Metal Head SEGA 32X This guy gives you mission briefings.
Metal Head SEGA 32X Introduction - The game features full speech throughout.
Metal Head SEGA 32X This helicoptor blows up a door for you.
Metal Head SEGA 32X Targeting an enemy 'bot.

Alternate Titles

  • "MH: Metal Head" -- In-game title

User Reviews

A technical achievement...that's all. AkibaTechno (228) 2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars

The Press Says

Sega Force Jun 20, 1995 99 out of 100 99
GameFan Magazine Mar, 1995 91 out of 100 91
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Apr, 1995 8 out of 10 80
Game Zero Dec, 1995 31 out of 50 62
GamePro (US) Apr, 1995 3 out of 5 60
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Sep 20, 2005 5 out of 10 50
Defunct Games Aug 20, 2006 50 out of 100 50
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Apr, 1995 4.8 out of 10 48
Sega-16.com Oct 06, 2005 2 out of 10 20
The Video Game Critic Jun 17, 2001 D- 16

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quizzley7 (21207) added Metal Head (SEGA 32X) on Nov 18, 2002