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San Mateo, CA - Mar 07, 2013 - SNK PLAYMORE USA
CORPORATION (Corporate HQ: Suita-city, Osaka, Japan, Company
President & CEO: Masao Ohata) is proud to announce the
worldwide release of
METAL SLUG X for iOS and Android devices.
Following the previous release of
METAL SLUG 2 on February 7, 2013
METAL SLUG X, the third installment in the legendary
NEOGEO 2D run-and-gun game series, is now available for iOS and
Android devices. This version of
METAL SLUG X is not only a perfect port of the original
NEOGEO game, but also includes a multitude of unique features.
iOS / Android Version Features :
An "arcade-perfect" NEOGEO port with extra
In addition to the traditional ARCADE MODE, you can select any
mission you have previously cleared and play them separately in
MISSION MODE. You can play your favorite stages at will and train
on the missions you have not mastered yet!
Precise and customizable controls
The Autofire function allows you to fire your weapons
continuously by holding down the Shot button. Moreover, you can
reposition the buttons outside of the game screen area in Window
Mode. Enjoy every pixel of
METAL SLUG X with your very own custom controls!
Engage in intense multiplayer gameplay via
The more bullets and rockets, the merrier! Now you can enjoy
METAL SLUG X with a friend through a Bluetooth connection.
Team up to overcome all of the difficult missions
METAL SLUG X has to offer!
Compatible with network ranking functions
Compete for the best scores with players all over the world
through the network function of your favorite smartphone device.
Build experience on the battlefield, and hone your skills to become
the Best Player in the World!
About METAL SLUG X
METAL SLUG X is an updated version of
METAL SLUG 2 with additional elements for even more fun
and excitement. Many new weapons, such as the Iron Lizard
(remote-controlled missiles), the Drop Shot (bouncing landmines),
and the Enemy Chaser (homing missiles), have been included to the
METAL SLUG arsenal. Furthermore, bosses and other enemy
characters await you at different points on the battlefield, so
that even players who have perfected the previous installment will
enjoy this new and improved game map!
¦ Title : METAL SLUG X
¦ Release Date: March 7, 2013
¦ Genre: Action Shooting
¦ Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and
iPad (iOS 4.0 and later) & Android 2.3 and later
¦ Rated: 12+
¦ Price: $3.99
¦ Marketplace: iOS App Store / Google Play
iOS App Store Download Link:
Google Play Download Link:
For additional information on METAL SLUG, please visit the
official METAL SLUG sites:
METAL SLUG X Official Website:
For more information on SNK PLAYMORE USA, please visit
About SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION
Headquartered in Osaka, Japan, SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION (SNK)
develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment
software in Japan, North America, Europe and Asia. Founded in 1978,
SNK is one of the largest privately held interactive entertainment
content providers in the world. Known for such franchises as
THE KING OF FIGHTERS,
METAL SLUG, and
SAMURAI SHODOWN, SNK continues to be an industry leader by
focusing on their rich arcade history. More information on SNK
PLAYMORE CORPORATION can be found at
SNK PLAYMORE USA is a wholly owned subsidiary of SNK PLAYMORE
CORPORATION with offices in San Mateo, CA. It handles operations in
North America including publishing, marketing, development and
localization. More information on SNK PLAYMORE USA can be found at
In 1990, SNK (Currently SNK PLAYMORE) developed and sold arcade
games and a console that could play these high-quality titles at
home: the NEOGEO. The specs for both the MVS"Arcade" and the AES
"Home" systems were the same, making them playable even in fans'
living room. It was also the first console offering a memory card
allowing users to save progress at home, and for use at the arcade
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SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION.
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or registered trademarks of their respective owners.