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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 PlayStation Mummies spitting insects inside the tomb.
Metal Slug X PlayStation Camel vs. camel.
Metal Slug X PlayStation A mummy!
Metal Slug X PlayStation Art Gallery mode: In this mode, you can see the original game concept art and listen the game soundtrack.

Promo Images

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

Alternate Titles

  • "メタルスラッグX" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Metal Slug X: Super Vehicle - 001" -- In-game title

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User Reviews

There are no reviews for the PlayStation release of this game. You can use the links below to write your own review or read reviews for the other platforms of this game.

Critic Reviews

IGN Apr 27, 2001 9 out of 10 90
Game Critics Jun 01, 2001 8.5 out of 10 85
GameSpot Mar 16, 2001 8.2 out of 10 82 (UK) May 19, 2002 8 out of 10 80
Gamezilla May 14, 2001 76 out of 100 76
Game Revolution May 12, 2001 B 75
Meristation May 30, 2002 7.5 out of 10 75 Aug 07, 2002 14 out of 20 70
PSM Dec, 2001 7 out of 10 70
Game Informer Magazine Aug, 2001 6 out of 10 60


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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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