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Metal Slug 4 & 5 - Xbox

Platform : Xbox
Rated: Teen
10 customer reviews
Metascore: 69 / 100
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  • Take the battle to the air, sea and land as you once again battle Morden's forces
  • Six challenging stages and a wide array of unique enemies
  • Famous non-stop, fast paced METAL SLUG action
  • Play as returning favorite characters Marco and Fio or brand new characters Trevor and Nadia
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Metal Slug 4 Storyline: In the year 20XX, a cyber-terrorist group has struck out at the world by unleashing a computer virus through the internet with a sole purpose of hijacking the militaries of the world's nations. Join Marco, Fio, and new Metal Slug team members Trevor and Nadia to stop the distribution of the virus before it's too late. Metal Slug 5 Storyline: A research installation developing the next-generation of Metal Slugs is attached by unknown forces and a disc containing Metal Slug secrets has been stolen. Lead Marco, Tarma, Eri and Fio into The Corridor of Fire to recover the secrets and destroy the paramilitary syndicate known as the Ptolemaic Army. Extensive power-ups of over-the-top weaponry, health and ammo Fight off huge boss characters on each level and battle massive end bosses Metal Slug 5 features - Five massive stages and all new enemies Take up arms against this ultimate weapon of destruction The Doomsday Machine that fuses the mysterious power of ancient ruins with that of Metal Slug science Wage an assault on the enemy's underwater stronghold Find a factory producing robotic weapons developed from the Government Army's data for next-generation Metal Slugs

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  • ASIN: B0002VYPAI
  • Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 5.5 x 0.8 inches ; 5.6 ounces
  • Media: Video Game
  • Release Date: August 18, 2005
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #23,310 in Video Games (See Top 100 in Video Games)
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Mechsaurian on September 12, 2005
The Metal Slug series is a new spin on "Contra Clone" games, although in many gamers' opinions the Metal Slug series is actually a lot better than Contra. The last game to be released on XBOX was Metal Slug 3, a fantastic game. Now come the next two.

In MS3, the emphasis of the game was placed on the fun of the sheer weirdness found in the game. Yetis, zombies, a monkey with an uzi, and even the ability to become obese gave the game tons of appeal because it was both funny and enjoyable to play. Although a bit overpriced at $40, it was the best game in the series, so I didn't complain. MS 4 and 5 are extremely similar to each other, but are two games, and are thus a better value than the previous foray into the Metal Slug world.

There is a lot less interest in these games. You cannot be fat, there's no monkey helper, and most of the enemies you'll be fighting will be nothing more than ordinary troops. However, to make up for this, the battles in this game are qite a bit more frantic and bloody than MS3's. These games are far more action packed than 3, even if they are a little less interesting.

In terms of new stuff, apart from new stages, there isn't much. MS4 introduces the ability to weild 2 heavy machine guns at once for double the firepower, and MS5 lets you slide on the ground to avoid enemy fire. These additions dont add much to the overall package, but if it ain't broke, don't fix it.

Some might scoff at the 2 dimensional graphics. Most people, like me, are willing to give a game a chance as long as its fun to play. If you are one of these purist types, this game is not for you. If you are a wimp who cannot play games with any modicum of difficulty, this game is not for you. It is hard.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By J. Humphries on May 29, 2007
Funny that I enjoy this game so much. Usually I like a more complicated and in depth game such as Baldurs gate, but theres a certain draw to this type of game for me. Maybe its the hours of playing contra on nintendo that made me think of this game. Its a hell of a game for sure, tons of action and lots of destruction. Just like it was in the arcade. Just like in the arcade its designed to make you spend tons of quarters (expect to die a lot). Lots of weapon power-ups make it much more interesting. I find that my hand hurts after a few rounds from mashing the buttons so hard. Honestly though as far a replay value, its not on the highest scale unless you want to beat your scores from the last time you played. Its still a lot of fun and a good challenge with plenty of funny little tidbits. If you like plenty of button mashing contra-style arcade play this is the game for you...
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Severe Tire Damage on January 24, 2007
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Old School 2D! Fun as all get out, but be warned it is a true button-masher! You'll need some cool-down time for those over-heated thumbs after about 20 minutes of this wild ride.

True in almost every aspect to the original; it's a nice trip down memory lane. (for those of you who actually remember the neighborhood arcade.)

Good graphics and very satisfying gunplay. Explosions are good too.

A worthy purchase for the "old school" arcade aficianado!
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By E. Pearce on October 2, 2013
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I might have given a higher rating but my husband didnt even get to play it since it cannot be played on Xbox 360. Partially my fault since I didn't know there was a list of old games that could be played on the 360. I wish I would have known that before paying this price and reselling it won't even be worth it....
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Metal Slug 4 & 5 continues the adventure. The best part of these two versions is that you don't have to keep restarting the missions when your characters run out of lives. You start where your last life is lost. My son loves playing these two versions.
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