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Average Player Score Based on 203 ratings
8.6
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Score Breakdown Based on 203 ratings
  1. 10 (54)
  2. 9 (91)
  3. 8 (40)
  4. 7 (9)
  5. 6 (3)
  6. 5 (1)
  7. 4 (0)
  8. 3 (0)
  9. 2 (1)
  10. 1 (4)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Review Score:9.8

    Greatest Arcade Shooter of All Time,'nuff said.

    To put it simply, MS2 is the highlight of an already wondrous series. Metal Slug is THE final word in arcade side scrolling shooters, and nothing released since then can come close to its grandeur. controls are simple,... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Metal Slug 2

  • Review Score:8.5

    A fine example of what a shoot-'em-up should be. The game still retains the over-the-top action the series is known for.

    A long while back in Seventh Grade, my friend asked me, "What's the first thing that comes to mind when I say 'Halloween'?" My reply was "cardboard box." He thought I was insane - but yeah - I said "cardboard box".... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.6

    Holy crap!

    I'm a big-time arcade gamer. And anyone like me will answer the question "What do you think the greatest arcade game is?" the same: Metal Slug. This is a game that is a true badge of honor to any who can complete it. ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.8

    Greatest Arcade Shooter of All Time,'nuff said.

    To put it simply, MS2 is the highlight of an already wondrous series. Metal Slug is THE final word in arcade side scrolling shooters, and nothing released since then can come close to its grandeur. controls are simple,... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.8

    Probably the best out of all of the Metal Slug series.

    I remember when I first played this game, I was 13 at the time there was this chippy's that had te game. The first time that 10p went into the arcade machine I knew that I will never forget this game and that I will play... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    a great arcade shoot em up

    Metal slug 2 is a very good if not great shooter for the neo-geo and in the arcades. I played my version on gametap and the quality was very good. Gameplay: the gameplay is great with weapons such as a pistol, shotgu... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    Action-packed!

    This first sequel in the Metal Slug series is every bit as furious and chaotic as the original. This time you can play as one of four characters across the usual variety of wonderfully detail and humorous landscapes as y... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.5

    metal slug 2

    oh well there goes 900 points i could have spent on something better.................................................. ok my problem with this game is it just way too short! it's really fun with another person but it on... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful