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Metal Slug: Super Vehicle-001

Developer / Publisher: Nazca Corporation
19 April 1996
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#23 for 1996
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1996 Nazca SNK  
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1997 Nazca Ukiyotei  
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Path of Destruction
The first entry of the popular run and gun franchise, and i actually only played it after playing 2 and 3. This is important because this first title is way more grounded, there are no alien or monstrous creatures in here, just lots of soldiers depicting a fictional take on the vietnam war im guessing.

The game is much more basic and straight to the point in the sense that there are no gimmicks or complicated mechanics. You just shoot, explode or stab everything on sight through the jungle setting that most of the game takes place. The lack of diversity makes it more banal, but does wonders for pacing as you wont get as many dumb deaths. Its still a very hard 1 hit death game, but with enough credits its somewhat easy to force your way through the end.

Love the pixel artstyle, which is very detailed and full of charm. Mechanically the game is very satisfying and responsive, which is even more impressive considering all the iddle animations taking place.

Its a fest for the eyes and senses, and playing it once to the end is enjoyable enough. BUt these sort of games are made for replays, and there are just a bit too many annoying moments (like rushing hordes of enemies, carpet bombing...) to make me stuff from giving it another try.
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LellePolis Metal Slug: Super Vehicle-001 2022-11-26T20:05:02Z
2022-11-26T20:05:02Z
3.0
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ChuckB Metal Slug: Super Vehicle-001 2022-11-25T16:05:22Z
2022-11-25T16:05:22Z
3.5
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Sanagami Metal Slug: Super Vehicle-001 2022-11-24T00:35:04Z
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southead Metal Slug: Super Vehicle-001 2022-11-16T21:28:30Z
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4.0
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Certicloss Metal Slug: Super Vehicle-001 2022-11-05T20:08:11Z
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AlexC25 Metal Slug: Super Vehicle-001 2022-11-04T00:01:47Z
2022-11-04T00:01:47Z
8.5
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GiornoMio Metal Slug: Super Vehicle-001 2022-10-27T14:27:36Z
2022-10-27T14:27:36Z
9.5 /10
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RollingStartX Metal Slug 2022-10-27T07:04:29Z
Neo Geo • XNA
2022-10-27T07:04:29Z
1
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Isaias7575 Metal Slug 2022-10-24T20:49:34Z
Windows
2022-10-24T20:49:34Z
3.0
4
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MoonSlick Metal Slug: Super Vehicle-001 2022-10-24T07:37:58Z
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3.0
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LaserPH Metal Slug: Super Vehicle-001 2022-10-21T09:21:37Z
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SinfulSacristan Metal Slug 2022-10-09T22:02:19Z
Windows
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  • Metal Slug
  • Metaru Suraggu
  • メタルスラッグ
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  • 80C 2021-06-30 00:22:09.533235+00
    Does anyone remember of the supa-dupa rare Metal Slug X - which was released on the PS1? (That one with the UFOs and flying saucers) -- It is not in the database here. While the 1st one is a SNK classic, and the 3rd chapter is the most praised, I feel the best one out there is the Metal Slug X.
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    • PedroFerraz 2021-07-01 00:15:47.946827+00
      Metal Slug X (1999) is a updated version of Metal Slug 2 (1998)
    • pensiero97 2021-11-04 19:40:52.340613+00
      yeah, MSX was basically a polished MS2. I prefer it too but the last mission of the third is one if not the best penny arcade level of all time
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  • Lazlo77 2021-07-05 03:40:35.38185+00
    HEBY MESHINGUN
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  • SMZXW 2022-02-16 17:49:18.881706+00
    controls are kinda clunky when compared to the other games, makes me wish there was a version of this with the X/3 engine (or rather a rom hack, cough cough)
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