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Metal Slug X

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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 Arcade Mummies
Metal Slug X Neo Geo Marco points a huge laser beam to the right, and manages to destroy some enemies
Metal Slug X PlayStation Character selection
Metal Slug X Arcade Flamethrower

Alternate Titles

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

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User Reviews

Metal Slug is one of the best Arcade Games Ever! Neo Geo Aaron Warner (6)

The Press Says

The Video Game Critic PlayStation Jul 30, 2004 A 100
Nintendo Life Wii Aug 28, 2012 9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars 90
Game Critics PlayStation Jun 01, 2001 8.5 out of 10 85
GameSpot PlayStation Mar 16, 2001 8.2 out of 10 82 PlayStation Jun 25, 2002 8 out of 10 80
Game Revolution PlayStation May 12, 2001 B 75
PSM PlayStation Dec, 2001 7 out of 10 70 (GAF) PlayStation Apr 28, 2003 7 out of 10 70
Defunct Games Wii Aug 24, 2012 C+ 58
Gamers Europe PlayStation May 01, 2002 5.5 out of 10 55


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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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