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8.4
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Score Breakdown Based on 411 ratings
  1. 10 (105)
  2. 9 (159)
  3. 8 (101)
  4. 7 (22)
  5. 6 (10)
  6. 5 (2)
  7. 4 (0)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (2)
  10. 1 (9)

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  • User Rating 9.1

    This game is ... amazing

    Rated on March 13, 2005 by Xander1972

    I played this game a long time ago, back when I was a kid. I just remembered how much fun I had playing it so I decided to review it. This will be short, but hopefully I'll cover the main details. ...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.1

    I would have been a millionaire if it hadn't been for Metal Slug.

    Rated on February 04, 2006 by JSGD2003

    So one day I was down at the swimming pool, which had an arcade, though not at the pool. They had three arcade machines, one of which was known as a Neo-Geo. The game playing on the machine was King o...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Metal Slug is action-packed, funny, has lots of charm, fun, and a very good game.

    Rated on May 01, 2013 by GSJones1994

    Highs: controls are good, excellent visuals, lots of action, explosions & stuff, excellent weapon selection, options to change how many lives you want, the difficulty setting and more, includes art ga...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    A 2D Shooter that still holds up very well in today's Gaming Days.

    Rated on March 23, 2010 by PHILRYABKIN

    Metal Slug is a great 2D Shooter that more people should check out.It was one of the games I used to play alot on the Neo Geo since it was a great Arcade style shooter.This is defentily one of the sys...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.7

    The greatest arcade shooter hits the Playstation

    Rated on March 10, 2006 by recvx_pagal

    Metal Slug is the greatest arcade shooter ever made, and it hit the Playstation in Japan only. Yep, us Americans have to suffer as yet another great game stays in japan only. Regardless, this is a gre...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Ouch!

    Rated on October 24, 2007 by Shawn_Watson

    When asked to name something hard one might suggest Mr. T or the Incredible Hulk. What you don't know is that there is nothing harder on this Earth than the video game Metal Slug. It is honestly one o...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.8

    Really fun, really slick, really good...

    Rated on April 26, 2006 by __alexx__

    This game is ... amazing I played this game a long time ago, back when I was a kid. I just remembered how much fun I had playing it so I decided to review it. This will be short, but hopefully I'll ...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Metal Slug revives the arcade in an awesome platform shooter

    Rated on February 01, 2009 by Mr_Jackpot

    It's been a while since we don't see a truly new and good game reach the arcades. After games like The King of Fighters, which is now one of the most popular fighting games, SNK and Nazca launch Metal...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6

    Metal Slug is a defining acrade experience

    Rated on January 19, 2014 by LOSTLEAD8R

    (I played it from the SNK vol 1. collection)I really wasn’t looking to beat this game, but when you don’t have the pressure of money weighing you down, arcade games really have no power to...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.