Title Data

Action > Shooter > Shoot-'Em-Up > Horizontal
ESRB Descriptor(s):
Blood, Violence
Local Players:
1-2 Players
Wikipedia (EN):

Release Data

Box Title
Region Publisher Product ID Distribution / Barcode Release Date Rating
Metal Slug
US SNK 201   05/24/96  
Metal Slug
JP SNK NGH-201 4964808100880 05/24/96  
Metal Slug
JP D4 Enterprise EAJJ Virtual Console Wii 04/22/08 B
Metal Slug
EU D4 Enterprise EAJP Virtual Console Wii 05/09/08 12+
Metal Slug
AU D4 Enterprise EAJP Virtual Console Wii 05/09/08 M
Metal Slug
US D4 Enterprise EAJE Virtual Console Wii 05/26/08 T
Metal Slug
US SNK Playmore NPUH-10062 NEOGEO Station 12/21/10 T
Metal Slug
EU SNK Playmore   NEOGEO Station 12/22/10 12+
Metal Slug
JP SNK Playmore NPJB-70007 NEOGEO Station 12/22/10 B
Metal Slug
KO SNK Playmore   NEOGEO Station 12/22/10 12


Players control Marco and Tarma, both members of the special-ops force Team Peregrine Falcon (commonly known as Team PF), and battle their way through stage after stage of intense action. The goal is to try to overthrow General Morden and win back the stolen weapon, the Metal Slug. Players must blast through waves of enemies and machines (while also jumping over any obstacles in the way) to advance through the stages. It's not as hopeless as it might sound, though - weapons such as heavy machine guns, shotguns, rocket launchers and flamethrowers, as well as the Metal Slug itself (which appears frequently in the game), will make the battle easier.


Data and credits for this game contributed by odino , Ubersuntzu , Bass2 , Llamaman2 , Third_Strike , Blueberry Buttface , Mookiethebold , oliist , and LordAndrew .

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