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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 Miniboss
Metal Slug X Arcade Next boss
Metal Slug X Arcade Flamethrower
Metal Slug X Neo Geo It's a bit cold riding a boat wiearing nothing but your socks

Promo Images

Metal Slug X Screenshot
Metal Slug X Screenshot
Metal Slug X Screenshot
Metal Slug X Screenshot

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)

Critic Reviews

IGN PlayStation Apr 27, 2001 9 out of 10 90
Nintendo Life Wii Aug 28, 2012 9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars 90
GameSpot PlayStation Mar 16, 2001 8.2 out of 10 82
Video Games Neo Geo Jun, 1999 82 out of 100 82 PlayStation Jun 25, 2002 8 out of 10 80
Meristation PlayStation May 30, 2002 7.5 out of 10 75 (GAF) PlayStation Apr 28, 2003 7 out of 10 70 PlayStation Aug 07, 2002 14 out of 20 70
Defunct Games Wii Aug 24, 2012 C+ 58
GamersMark PlayStation 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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