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  • Publisher: SNK PLAYMORE
  • Genre: Action
  • Device: iPhone
  • Size: 132.9 MB
  • Version: 1.1.1
  • Price: $1.99
  • Average User Rating: 3 (1)
App description: METAL SLUG 15th Anniversary
In light of the great fan support we have received, to show our appreciation we have lowered the price of the METAL SLUG TOUCH App from $5.99 to $1.99!
Please don't miss this opportunity to try it out!!

The "FIXED PAD" and "FLEXIBLE PAD" options have been added to provide the same sensations like a real game controller.
The tactile controller and buttons displayed on the screen offer simple and intuitive controls like a true game controller.
The position of the controller can be changed at any time by pressing the wanted location on the left half of the screen with the left thumb.

METAL SLUG, the eternal masterpiece of 2D Action Shooters, comes to the iPhone!
Along with simple and intuitive controls, defeat enemies one after another by charging through the battlefield.

METAL SLUG, the 2D action shooter which has fascinated game fans from all over the world with its beautiful dot pixel art and gaudy action, has arrived on the iPhone for a new type of Metal Slug, METAL SLUG TOUCH! It will give gamers great excitement and thrills together with the simple and intuitive controls available only on the iPhone. Handle the versatile armored tank Metal Slug, and give chase to Mordens Army!

Game Feature
- METAL SLUGs beautiful dot pixels perfectly reproduced on the iPhone.
- Simple and intuitive controls available using the Multi-Touch and Accelerometer system.
- For the first time in the Metal Slug series, complete all the missions by handling Metal Slug and Slug Flyer!
- Total of 4 missions to beat. Conquer ground and air to eliminate Mordens Army.
-By touching the AVOID icon, character will evade enemy attacks to become invincible for a fixed period of time.
-Power Ups for your Main Shot, Cannon, etc. and Life Bonuses are just a few of the wide variety of items.

freedog's comments:

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12-17-2009, 12:10 AM
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 2,711
There’s a video here:


It looks kind of hard to play...

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12-17-2009, 12:13 AM
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 4,442
Metal Slug owns. I hope they did the license justice...

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12-17-2009, 12:13 AM
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: Wasaga beach, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 681
Anyone else seeing a weird rectangle in the second comment? A bug?

Edit: Love the serie BTW, I wonder if it's still brutally challenging?

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Last edited by MrSpud; 12-17-2009 at 12:20 AM.
12-17-2009, 12:17 AM
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 240
Love the series, and I've been waiting for it to come to iPhone, but this looks kind of lame. Doesn't appear to allow you to play as the old characters, just the tank.
12-17-2009, 12:18 AM
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 4,404
Ok, there's a fine line between beautiful pixel art and lazy & unoptimised port.

Unfortunately this looks like the later.

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12-17-2009, 12:19 AM
Woah, those controls look terrible. Was much more excited before I saw the video on their site.
12-17-2009, 12:28 AM
Joined: May 2009
Posts: 119
looks like you can only use the vehicles. kind of dissapointing cuz i loved being those people
12-17-2009, 12:31 AM
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 26
Graphics look really janky in those screenshots. I don't think I've clicked on a thread title faster than I did this one, but the air got sucked outta the room with those screens. Looks upscaled and unoptimised. Too bad, iDevices are capable of—and deserve so much more.
12-17-2009, 12:31 AM
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: Kansas
Posts: 5,340
I have owned the MVS versions of Metal Slug 1-6 and also the Neo Geo pocket versions. It is odd that they would make this a vehicle only version.

I am a huge Neo fan but I will probably pass at the $4.99 as the controls look a little odd.