Metal Slug 3
On XBLA This Wednesday We Have...
Written Friday, December 28, 2007 By Dan Webb
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The fourth title in the “Metal Slug” series joins the Xbox LIVE Arcade library as “Metal Slug 3” arrives this Wednesday, January 2 at 9:00 a.m. GMT (2:00 a.m. PST).

An update of the original arcade version, "Metal Slug 3" is a run-and-gun video game updated with HD graphics and now features co-op multiplayer over Xbox LIVE. “Metal Slug 3” provides gamers with various route selections within each stage enabling players to play over and over. Join Marco, Tarma, Eri and Fio, the four veterans in the “Metal Slug” series, as they hit the battlefield to stop General Morden from disturbing the order and peace that has begun to return to the world. Throughout the game, various vehicles called “Slugs” are made available to help players in battle and to complete the mission. The game features co-op gameplay for up to two players over Xbox LIVE. Developed by SNK Playmore, “Metal Slug 3” will be available worldwide for 800 Microsoft Points and is rated T for Teen by the ESRB.

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Comment #1 by moshr666
Friday, December 28, 2007 @ 05:35:44 PM
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wow. thats gonna be awesome

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Comment #2 by CaptainKicker
Friday, December 28, 2007 @ 05:41:27 PM
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Yea it looks great

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Comment #3 by SegaSaturnSNK
Friday, December 28, 2007 @ 05:45:23 PM
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This is the hardest Metal Slug imo. That last stage is just rape for me. Whatever though, more SNK love for X-Live. Can't wait for Samurai Showdown 2 next :).

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Comment #4 by X monkfish69 X
Friday, December 28, 2007 @ 05:49:10 PM
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Wow ! Gonna get this for certain !

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Comment #5 by Kigmal
Friday, December 28, 2007 @ 05:55:47 PM
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800 points.... ehhh I'll think about it. Seems alot for a Metal Slug game.

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Comment #6 by Sean Banty
Friday, December 28, 2007 @ 05:57:34 PM
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I LOVE METAL SLUG, but im not giving up 800 points for it!

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Comment #7 by Ruthless
Friday, December 28, 2007 @ 07:06:51 PM
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@ Shaun Banty - 800 MS Points is only £6.50, any game for £6.50 is a bargain so stop being a tight wad and buy the damn game I got 1600 USA MS Points and i want Spongebob (not avalible in UK, hope it works with USA Account!!!) and this and SWOS. sooooo.... Im trying demo then i will decide witch 2 i will get, im defo getting spongebob though. He is a legend.

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Comment #8 by Parkerktm
Friday, December 28, 2007 @ 07:11:29 PM
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800 microsoft points is $10 not $6.50

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Comment #9 by Limpfinger
Friday, December 28, 2007 @ 07:18:57 PM
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hmm maybe worth lookin into

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Comment #10 by Kaner99999
Friday, December 28, 2007 @ 07:37:17 PM
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This game sucks ass
How can anybody like this
It is the worst game ever

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Comment #11 by Bullet2theface
Friday, December 28, 2007 @ 07:38:22 PM
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Damnit! I only have 400 MS points, oh well, I guess I'll just have to play Metal Slug 3 for xbox 1. :p

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Comment #12 by Jamie Solo
Friday, December 28, 2007 @ 07:38:23 PM
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Parkerktm - 800 MS points for me and Ruthless there is about £6.50 - the equivalent of about $13. You guys get them slightly cheaper etc. etc.

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Comment #13 by Deyankees1
Friday, December 28, 2007 @ 07:43:46 PM
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when are we gonna have contra ahhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!! CONTRA 4 FTW!!!lol

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Comment #14 by borandi
Friday, December 28, 2007 @ 10:12:11 PM
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Ah yes, the US get 30% more points for their money than us Brits. We pay 17GBP (~34USD) for 2100.

Nevertheless, I'll probably get this.

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Comment #15 by Wulfaur
Saturday, December 29, 2007 @ 12:02:59 AM
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yung yankee, there are 2 Contra games on the Live Arcade already. I love Metal Slug so i will probably get this.

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Comment #16 by Legend Has It 1
Saturday, December 29, 2007 @ 12:07:16 AM
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oh, fuck yeah, finally a REASON TO SPEND THOSE POINTS.

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Comment #17 by broken serenity
Saturday, December 29, 2007 @ 01:03:39 AM
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meh metal slug whats the point, surely theres other better games to add to arcade?

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Comment #18 by Psycho Sloth
Saturday, December 29, 2007 @ 01:20:12 AM
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I hate Metal Slug!!!! No way it's worth that many MS points.
Maybe 400, no not even that.

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Comment #19 by Scotian Bred
Saturday, December 29, 2007 @ 01:26:00 AM
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Metal Slug .. oh hell yeah .. and it wil have Online play to no doubt .. i loved these games in the arcade as a youngster .. i love eveything retro .. especially video games with achievements :)

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Comment #20 by Bloodwolf
Saturday, December 29, 2007 @ 01:49:56 AM
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Comment #21 by Limpfinger
Saturday, December 29, 2007 @ 02:27:04 AM
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What the arcade really needs is more ps1 games.

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Comment #22 by
Saturday, December 29, 2007 @ 04:43:09 AM
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limpfinger ur so fucking right UP WITH CRASH

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Comment #23 by Limpfinger
Saturday, December 29, 2007 @ 05:18:14 AM
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Crash, Resident Evil(2), Odd world, Nuclear Strike, The list goes on.

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Comment #24 by CLAPSTER
Saturday, December 29, 2007 @ 06:46:45 AM
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Comment #25 by Destro
Saturday, December 29, 2007 @ 12:47:16 PM
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I think game at 800 pts a too expensive...periode. The only games worthing the price i think (at least for me) where UMK3 because im such a big fan of the MK franchise and finally playing a 2D MK on the live is awesome. The other one is Doom but only because it take a lot of time to finish, but even there, for like 15$ i could get Doom 3 on xbox 1...find the probleme...

Anyway at least this time its a retro-game, honestly i want more retro and less "new games", games like killer instinc 2, C

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Comment #26 by K1LLEGAL
Saturday, December 29, 2007 @ 12:49:20 PM
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Meh im not a fan... more PS1 games would be gooood though :D

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Comment #27 by StingX2
Saturday, December 29, 2007 @ 01:06:28 PM
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Comment #28 by EBGamer4325
Saturday, December 29, 2007 @ 04:03:12 PM
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Now this is one game I am looking forward to, I love the seris and look forward to playing this.

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Comment #29 by Killer66250
Saturday, December 29, 2007 @ 06:43:06 PM
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should be 400 points IMO

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Comment #30 by D0M1NAT0R
Saturday, December 29, 2007 @ 08:25:37 PM
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Comment #31 by Deyankees1
Saturday, December 29, 2007 @ 08:29:50 PM
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Crap I didnt know about the contra ones, I dont play the arcade much. lol

(If you dont know what that was for look up)

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Comment #32 by Berserker 809
Saturday, December 29, 2007 @ 08:30:36 PM
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best in series

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Comment #33 by Zeon
Saturday, December 29, 2007 @ 10:38:09 PM
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I am definately getting this. I love Metal Slug.

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Comment #34 by xShR3Dx
Sunday, December 30, 2007 @ 12:15:24 AM
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Definate buy.

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Comment #35 by davemccauley
Sunday, December 30, 2007 @ 03:11:40 AM
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I cannot wait, this is going to be awesome!

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Comment #36 by GeneDZ
Sunday, December 30, 2007 @ 04:28:36 AM
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I'll check it out

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Comment #37 by killerharu45
Sunday, December 30, 2007 @ 07:11:47 AM
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I have been waiting for this! And online coop over XBL. Kick Ass!

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Comment #38 by Chpainkiller
Sunday, December 30, 2007 @ 08:16:26 AM
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that is Just awesome . I love metal slug!

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Comment #39 by Khaos86
Sunday, December 30, 2007 @ 04:08:22 PM
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SNK is a welcome addition to XBLA. Metal Slug is a fantastic game that has taken many a quarter from my pocket back in the day.

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Comment #40 by calzord
Sunday, December 30, 2007 @ 07:36:21 PM
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i just added the achievements to the forum

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Comment #41 by serpent 99
Sunday, December 30, 2007 @ 09:47:14 PM
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Not for 800 MP. U can probaly get it off the internet for free. Why does microsoft have to price everything? Sony have the same but alot more of it is free!

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Comment #42 by The Remdizzle
Monday, December 31, 2007 @ 04:42:32 AM
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meh. Too much effort for 200 gamerscore

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Comment #43 by Vanuslux
Monday, December 31, 2007 @ 05:59:43 AM
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I was interested until I saw that it was going to be $10.

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Comment #44 by Blue Thunder28
Monday, December 31, 2007 @ 06:17:16 AM
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800 points with no online? I'll continue to save my few remaining points for Castle Crashers.... though I do love Metal Slug I will most likely buy this any way.

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Comment #45 by Blue Thunder28
Monday, December 31, 2007 @ 06:18:19 AM
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Nevermind my previous comment... it's just the page for it doesn't mention online coop and the Coop is in green not orange on the side so that messed me up... I will surely try to get this.

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