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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 Title Screen
Metal Head SEGA 32X Some missions take you indoors.
Metal Head SEGA 32X Night Vision
Metal Head SEGA 32X Introduction - The game features full speech throughout.

Alternate Titles

  • "MH: Metal Head" -- In-game title
  • "メタルヘッド" -- Japanese spelling

User Reviews

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

Critic Reviews

GameFan Magazine Mar, 1995 91 out of 100 91
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Apr, 1995 8 out of 10 80
Mega Fun Mar, 1995 75 out of 100 75
Game Zero Dec, 1995 31 out of 50 62
GamePro (US) Apr, 1995 3 out of 5 60
Game Players Apr, 1995 60 out of 100 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

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quizzley7 (21202) added Metal Head (SEGA 32X) on Nov 18, 2002