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  • Summary: The legendary NEOGEO 2D action shooting masterpiece “METAL SLUG 3” heads out to iPhone devices! Use various weapons and slugs to fight your way through and survive on the battlefield!!?Not only a perfect port of the original NEOGEO game! In addition to its classic “ARCADE MODE”, this perfect conversion of “METAL SLUG 3” includes a “MISSION MODE”, allowing you to select in which stage you want to play!You can now train yourself in your favorite stages or those which give you a hard time! ? Command many Slug vehicles like an ace!The Slugs are back and more colourful than ever, with Slug Mariners, Drill Slugs, and Elephant Slugs joining the original Metal Slugs and Slugnoids!!? Clear all routes via the branching map system!!A branching map system allowing you to take a different route to the end with each play-through, and an immense map of endless gameplay awaits you in “METAL SLUG 3”!!?Intense cooperative gameplay via the Bluetooth function! "METAL SLUG 3” can be doubly enjoyed by playing with another brother-in-arms simultaneously via the Bluetooth function! Will you be able to clear the hardest stages with your friends? ?Compatible with “GAME CENTER”! Complete the maximum number of “ACHIEVEMENTS” in order to increase your "METAL SLUG 3" Player Rank!Beat the best scores and become World’s Number 1!! Collapse
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  1. Jul 16, 2012
    Metal Slug 3 is the killer app for Bluetooth joysticks like the iCade, but even without physical controls, it's practically flawless.
  2. Jul 20, 2012
    Metal Slug 3 for iOS is a great porting and touch controls are implemented very well. Price and credits could have been better, but if you're looking for a great "run & gun shooter" for your iOS device, Metal Slug 3 is the right answer.
  3. Jul 18, 2012
    Metal Slug 3 offers high levels of action-packed 2D glory from the Neo Geo age. A must have for newcomers.
  4. Jul 19, 2012
    The virtual joystick and buttons can be a bit unresponsive and sluggish at times, but they work well enough to allow players to enjoy the game.
  5. Jul 19, 2012
    Big, bad and explosively mad.
  6. Jul 16, 2012
    An intense blast of hardcore shoot 'em up action packed full of delightful touches. The only problem with Metal Slug 3 on iOS is that it obviously wasn't designed with touch controls in mind.
  7. Jul 13, 2012
    METAL SLUG 3 is an admirable attempt at bringing SNK's (at the time) swan-song title for the series back to life; the controls don't quite live up to the original Arcade sticks, but it's a small price to pay if you love the series.

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