Metal Slug X runs and guns to iOS, Android
SNK Playmore recently launched Metal Slug X on iOS and Android. The run-and-gun game is a remake of the Neo Geo game Metal Slug 2, and includes online leaderboards, customizable controls and local multiplayer via bluetooth.

Metal Slug X, which shouldn't be confused with Metal Slug XX, can be downloaded through iTunes and the Google Play store for $3.99.
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METAL SLUG X Catapults onto iOS & Android Devices

The highly-addictive remake of METAL SLUG 2 goes mobile with new features

San Mateo, CA - Mar 07, 2013 - SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION (Corporate HQ: Suita-city, Osaka, Japan, Company President & CEO: Masao Ohata) is proud to announce the worldwide release of METAL SLUG X for iOS and Android devices.

Following the previous release of METAL SLUG 2 on February 7, 2013 METAL SLUG X, the third installment in the legendary NEOGEO 2D run-and-gun game series, is now available for iOS and Android devices. This version of METAL SLUG X is not only a perfect port of the original NEOGEO game, but also includes a multitude of unique features.

iOS / Android Version Features:
◆ An "arcade-perfect" NEOGEO port with extra features
In addition to the traditional ARCADE MODE, you can select any mission you have previously cleared and play them separately in MISSION MODE. You can play your favorite stages at will and train on the missions you have not mastered yet!

◆ Precise and customizable controls
The Autofire function allows you to fire your weapons continuously by holding down the Shot button. Moreover, you can reposition the buttons outside of the game screen area in Window Mode. Enjoy every pixel of METAL SLUG X with your very own custom controls!

◆ Engage in intense multiplayer gameplay via Bluetooth!
The more bullets and rockets, the merrier! Now you can enjoy METAL SLUG X with a friend through a Bluetooth connection. Team up to overcome all of the difficult missions METAL SLUG X has to offer!

◆ Compatible with network ranking functions
Compete for the best scores with players all over the world through the network function of your favorite smartphone device. Build experience on the battlefield, and hone your skills to become the Best Player in the World!

About METAL SLUG X
METAL SLUG X is an updated version of METAL SLUG 2 with additional elements for even more fun and excitement. Many new weapons, such as the Iron Lizard (remote-controlled missiles), the Drop Shot (bouncing landmines), and the Enemy Chaser (homing missiles), have been included to the impressive METAL SLUG arsenal. Furthermore, bosses and other enemy characters await you at different points on the battlefield, so that even players who have perfected the previous installment will enjoy this new and improved game map!

TITLE DETAILS
■ Title : METAL SLUG X
■ Release Date: March 7, 2013
■ Genre: Action Shooting
■ Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad (iOS 4.0 and later) & Android 2.3 and later
■ Rated: 12+
■ Price: $3.99
■ Marketplace: iOS App Store / Google Play

This article was originally published on Joystiq.