DescriptionIn the third installment of the Metal Slug series, General Morden is back and he plans to establish a new world order. The player guides one of the heroes: Marco, Tarma, Eri, or Fio, as they blast their way through side-scrolling levels with a unique theme, filled with countless enemies and bosses. The player has to free hostages and can ride bizarre vehicles such as camels, elephants, tanks, and robots.
In the Xbox version, additional game modes, such as Storming the Mothership and Chubby Isle Paradiso, can be unlocked upon completing the five arcade stages. A co-op mode has been included, but no online multiplayer. The only Xbox Live feature available allows the player to compare single-player scores.
There are no Xbox screenshots for this game.
There are 90 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.
- "合金弹头3" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
- "メタルスラッグ３" -- Japanese spelling
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The Press Says
|The Video Game Critic||Jul 24, 2004||A-||91|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Jan 04, 2005||16 out of 20||80|
|Bordersdown||Jun 24, 2004||8 out of 10||80|
|Game Informer Magazine||Jul, 2004||8 out of 10||80|
|GameSpy||Jun 01, 2004||80|
|Gaming Target||Jul 01, 2004||7.9 out of 10||79|
|AceGamez||Sep 21, 2004||7 out of 10||70|
|IGN||May 25, 2004||6.8 out of 10||68|
|G4 TV: X-Play||Jun 22, 2004||60|
|Game Revolution||Jun, 2004||C+||58|
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TriviaMetal Slug 3 was the last game in the Metal Slug series that was developed by SNK. The stages that are set underwater are a reference to Irem's 1993 classic, In the Hunt. This is understandable as many of SNK's Metal Slug developers originally worked for Irem.
Related Web Sites
- Metal Slug Database (Metal Slug series' fan site with detailed information)
- Wikipedia: Metal Slug 3 (Information about Metal Slug 3 at Wikipedia)
- X360A achievement guide (X360A's achievement guide for Metal Slug 3.)