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Metal Slug XX, compatible with both PSP and PS Vita, is this week's new recruit for the PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection. PS Plus subscribers can grab SNK's run-and-gunner gratis starting tomorrow - the usual asking price is $20. Metal Slug XX is an altered version of Metal Slug 7 on the N...

July 22nd 2013 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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After SNK announced the game way back in December, it looks like Metal Slug XX has an official release date on XBLA ... in Japan at least. According to Xbox.com Japan, Metal Slug XX (an upgraded port of Metal Slug 7) is set to arrive next Wednesday, May 19. It's important to note that release dates...

May 12th 2010 at 4:25pm 0 Comments
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Thanks to Newegg, you can grab 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand for a price closer than ever to 50 cents. As part of a "blowout" sale, you can pick up 50 for $9.99 on Xbox 360, or $12.99 on PS3 (a paltry 300 Cent more) with free shipping. If that's not the particular style of bullet-ridden gameplay you se...

February 18th 2010 at 12:25pm 0 Comments
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Above, you'll see a snippet of the box art for Metal Slug: Double X -- one X short of ESRB problems. While the box touts a PlayStation Network logo, the game will only be compatible with the classic PSP-1000 through 3000 series. Why? An Atlus representative tells Joystiq that the publisher has no p...

January 5th 2010 at 12:27pm 0 Comments
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Metal Slug 7 on XBLA was originally slated as a 2009 title; however, the latest reports say it'll be pushed back to 2010. Speaking to Siliconera, Ignition Entertainment's acquisitions manager, Robert Macchiaverna, says the side-scrolling shmup won't make it out this year."It is still happening," sa...

June 19th 2009 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Update: Sorry, folks, the entry period has come to a close. Keep an eye on your email inbox to see if you're a winner!Get it? You can totally rock faces in Metal Slug 7, and when you need to calm down from all of those explosions and dead soldiers, you can roll in style in Peggle Dual Shot. One luc...

April 16th 2009 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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My initial impression of SNK Playmore's Metal Slug 7 was that it was a little bit bland for a Metal Slug game. It certainly lacks the personality and irresistible wackiness that characterize pretty much every other entry in the series. Compared to the DS's other big run-and-gun game, Contra 4, whic...

November 28th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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After seeing the ho-hum critical response to Metal Slug 7, I decided to give the title a look in the ol' shovelscope in order to further explore how critics' scores can heavily affect our perceptions of a game before we're ever able to form our own opinions. Plus, I just wanted an excuse to talk ab...

November 26th 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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From big name releases like Guitar Hero: On Tour Decades to kids' games, at this point, the releases just aren't going to slow down. Everyone wants a piece of the holiday pie, even -- or perhaps especially -- in a flagging economy, but that just means a few agonizing decisions over what to buy. Wha...

November 17th 2008 at 1:00pm 0 Comments