Metal Slug

Metal Slug is a run-and-gun arcade game developed and published by SNK.

  • 1996
  • SNK
  • 2 Players
  • Shooter, Platform
  • Available At


In Metal Slug, players control soldiers as they fight their way through enemy-filled environments. The game is played from a side-scrolling perspective and features both shooting and platforming elements.

Metal Slug features six levels, each with its own unique environments and enemies. The game includes a variety of weapons, including a standard machine gun, shotgun, and rocket launcher. Additionally, the game features a score system, with players earning points for accurate shooting and quick completion times. Metal Slug also features a cooperative multiplayer mode, allowing players to team up and play together.

Notable for its cartoon-style graphics, action-packed gameplay, and memorable boss battles, Metal Slug is a classic arcade game and a staple of the run-and-gun genre.

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