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Release year: 1998 | Players: 1-2 players | Developed by SNK
Metal Slug 2 (Neo Geo)
Metal Slug 2 (AKA メタルスラッグ 2 Metaru Suraggu 2 in Japan) is an hectic 2D side-scrolling run and gun video game developed and released by SNK for the Neo Geo systems in 1998. The game added several new features to the gameplay of the original Metal Slug, such as new weapons, vehicles and the ability to transform the character. It received generally positive reviews and was followed by Metal Slug 3.
MS2 is a sequel to the popular Metal Slug. Marco and Tarma have defeated General Morden. But, many groups sympathized with Morden and began to act in unison. With a new threat to global peace, new characters are sent on a mission to defeat the madman once more. Rossi, Roving, Kasamoto, and Germi eventually found out that Morden has joined forces with aliens.
Unlike the first game of the series, Metal Slug 2: Super Vehicle – 001/II has four characters to choose from. But, it still has some of the most amazing action on screen. Each level gets more and more challenging as the game progresses. Pick up weapons and find special items. Free POWs that give random items, and find Metal Slug tanks throughout the game. It has new features such as the Camel Slug, Slugnoid, and Slug Flyer. Boss fights are even more difficult, involving everything from tanks to warships. It is just an insane action-filled game.
See also: Metal Slug X
The sounds are quite on point with every gunshot and enemy scream. It makes players feel as though they are in a 2-D mega war. The music is also more beautiful than ever which gives this war game the perfect vibe.
The game still has that unique cartoon-like visual style, but even better. Tons of detail can be found in the backdrops. Every character has amazing and detailed animation. The overall look is more colorful which makes the scenery come alive on screen.
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Metal Slug 2 is worth replaying again and again. Most players won’t be satisfied with just finishing the game. They will rescue every last POW, set the highest score possible, find every secret, and collect every item. Some even try to finish the game using only a pistol and melee attacks. There’ll always be a reason just to play this awesome game again and again.
This retro video game gets an average of 9.89 out of 10. Metal Slug fans would definitely love this sequel even more. It is not completely different from the first one. Yet, it has a lot of new features that add more excitement to proud Slug fanatics.
Metal Slug 2: Super Vehicle – 001/II game has been ported to Arcade, Neo-Geo (this version), Neo Geo CD, PlayStation, PlayStation Network, Virtual Console, iOS, Android, Microsoft Windows, and Nintendo Switch.