The classic run and gun gets set for the small screen
My daddy always told me to walk softly and carry a big laser-rifle, just in case I have to destroy a 2-D tank.
No matter how many lower-level grunts you mow down, eventually you’ll be forced to face — Upper-Middle Management! Also known as Bosses.
A range of “Slugs”, which is fancy talk for vehicles, will be available to players. The ability to blast pesky enemies in a veritable beast of a machine (miraculously repairable by canteens of petrol) may be unfair and mean, but it’s undeniably fun.
If Mario was smarter, he’d quickly realise that this is the only way to get gold coins in platform games!
From Garbage Island to the Fortress of Ruins, Metal Slug 7 is the first of the Metal Slug games to hit the Nintendo DS. The second screen will provide an overview map that will allow players to get a better bearing on their location — very useful for when you need to evade giant rolling balls of death.
Everyone’s favourite farcical shooter is set to hit the Nintendo DS on 22 July in Japan. Well known to practically anyone that has ever seen the inside of a gaming arcade, the Metal Slug series combines rolling action and quasi-Nazi storm troopers to be a timeless classic.
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