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03-08-2013, 12:24 AM
#31
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Anyone know if this supports icade?
03-08-2013, 01:40 AM
#32
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Originally Posted by Connector View Post
Anyone know if this supports icade?
Yep - just tested. Works like a charm with iCade.

03-11-2013, 05:56 AM
#33
Joined: Sep 2012
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Originally Posted by BoneyCork View Post
So essentially is was a bit cheeky of them to release Metal Slug 2 on iOS in the first place because this is legitimately a better version of the same game?

...or am I missing something?

Luckily I didn't buy 2 but was thinking about it, so should I get this instead?
I did and you are right...
03-12-2013, 03:11 PM
#34
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Originally Posted by slamraman View Post
Yep - just tested. Works like a charm with iCade.
Thanks, with three buttons, would much prefer to play this with my icade core. Coolness.
03-23-2013, 03:24 PM
#35
Joined: Dec 2011
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I don't see how all the rave reviews are justified on this port. I found the controls maddeningly frustrating. Button presses were unresponsive unless timed just so. Button icons were also too small. On fast paced platforming levels where accurate jumping and movement is key, this just fails. And I don't have large hands.
03-23-2013, 03:38 PM
#36
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Originally Posted by Connector View Post
Thanks, with three buttons, would much prefer to play this with my icade core. Coolness.
Works great on my icade core... Dang, going to repost my sale post here, brb..

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Originally Posted by Dcell
Doubting about X and 3. Which one would u pick if you guys can only choose one of them ?
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Originally Posted by Fuzzywuzy
Will X work with an icade core and icade jr ?

Icade Core Metal Slug X vs 3 Report
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Played a little bit of both X and 3 today. I was curious most of all which had better icade core joystick controls, although this report is more just a comparison between them.

Bottom line, X is much funner to me than 3. The menus and such are ipad retina, 3 is not.

Framerates seemed smoother in X than 3. 3 felt more like a computer emulation, X seems more like a true arcade game.

3 is older than X on ios, and it shows.

Both are good though.

Gameplay is faster on X, so more frantic and arcade like.

Music and sounds are a lot clearer on X, can hear a little hiss in 3.

Both have great icade core support, but X seems more like a true arcade game.

Couldn't figure out though if it was a better icade integration, or just that X was better and faster.

Final thinking, X is much better than 3 on ios. Get X, and buy an icade core joystick and use hdmi tv for a true console arcade experience.

Screenshot of X with my icade core. Sexy!
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03-23-2013, 03:39 PM
#37
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Originally Posted by Hwa View Post
I don't see how all the rave reviews are justified on this port. I found the controls maddeningly frustrating. Button presses were unresponsive unless timed just so. Button icons were also too small. On fast paced platforming levels where accurate jumping and movement is key, this just fails. And I don't have large hands.
Buy an icade core, then you will have absolutely no problems.

I was kinda like you before, didn't play much due to the touch controls. Needs physical buttons and a big stick.
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03-23-2013, 03:50 PM
#38
Joined: Sep 2012
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Yeah, can definitely see the need for this series to enjoy fully