SNK PLAYMORE USA today announced the worldwide release of METAL SLUG for iOS and Android devices. The METAL SLUG series established the NEOGEO as the "Ultimate System of 2D action games", thanks to its state-of-the-art pixel art graphics, and simple, yet deep, addictive gameplay. The METAL SLUG series' original title, cherished by countless long-time fans, is now finally available for iPhone and Android devices. SNK also announced it will release METAL SLUG 2 and METAL SLUG X in the coming months. Here's more info on the new Metal Slug game for iOS and Android:
● An "arcade-perfect" NEOGEO Port with Extra Features! 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 stages that you have not mastered yet!
● Weapon Upgrades and Bonuses! Receive powerful weapon upgrades and bonus items by rescuing fellow POWs during gameplay! POWs can be found in secret places throughout the battlefield...
● Precise and Customizable Controls! The Autofire feature allows you to fire your weapons continuously by holding down the button. Furthermore, you can reposition the buttons outside of the game screen area in Window Mode. Enjoy every pixel of METAL SLUG using your own custom controls!
● Engage into furious Multiplayer games via Bluetooth! The more bullets and rockets, the merrier! Now you can enjoy METAL SLUG with a friend through a Bluetooth connection. Team up to overcome the difficult missions METAL SLUG has to offer!
● Online Rankings! Compete with players from around the world and try to beat their high scores through the iPhone Online Rankings. Gather experience on the battlefield, and hone your skills to become the Best Player in the World!
■Title: METAL SLUG ■Release Date: December 13, 2012 ■Genre: Action Shooting ■Requirements: iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad (iOS 4.0 and above) / Android 2.3 and above ■Rated: 12+ ■Price: $3.99 ■Marketplace: Apple App Store / Google Play