The Metal Slug video game franchise is a series of side-scrolling shoot ’em up arcade games created by the Japanese company SNK. The first game in the series, Metal Slug, was released in 1996 and quickly gained popularity for its fast-paced gameplay, humorous style, and detailed pixel art graphics.
The series features a distinctive visual style, with hand-drawn animations and detailed backgrounds, and gameplay that emphasizes arcade-style shooting action, with players controlling characters who can run, jump, and shoot in different directions, as well as ride in a variety of vehicles.
The series has spawned multiple sequels and spin-offs, including Metal Slug 2, Metal Slug X, Metal Slug 3, Metal Slug 4, Metal Slug 5, Metal Slug 6, Metal Slug 7, and Metal Slug XX. The games have been released on a variety of platforms, including arcade, home consoles, and handheld systems, and have been well-received by critics and fans for their fast-paced action and distinctive style.
The series has also inspired various merchandise, including action figures, clothing, and a manga series.
Metal Slug Video Games:
Here is our enormous collection of video games from the Metal Slug franchise and detailed information on each. As always, new games are added to this collection regularly.
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