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  • Summary: The masterpiece of 2D action-shooting, "METAL SLUG X", lands on iPhone/iPod touch! Foil General Morden's new coup attempt!!Features list:?A remake of "METAL SLUG 2"!"METAL SLUG X" is an updated version of "METAL SLUG 2" with a lot of new elements for even more fun and excitement!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!?Shoot down your enemies with new weapons!!New weapons, such as the "Iron Lizard" (remote-controlled missiles), the "Drop Shot" (bouncing landmines), and the "Enemy Chaser" (homing missiles), have been added to the impressive METAL SLUG arsenal. ?An "Arcade-Perfect" NEOGEO Port with extra features!In addition to the classic “ARCADE MODE”, you can select any mission you have previously cleared and play them separately in “MISSION MODE”. You can enjoy 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 continuously by holding down the Shot button. Moreover, you can change the position of your configuration outside of the game screen area in “Window” Mode. Enjoy every pixel of “METAL SLUG X” with your very own custom controls! ?Engage into intense Multiplayer gameplay via Bluetooth!Now you can enjoy “METAL SLUG X” with a friend through a Bluetooth connection. Team up with a brother in arms to accomplish together the difficult missions available in “METAL SLUG X”!?Compatible with “GAME CENTER”! Complete the maximum number of “ACHIEVEMENTS” in order to increase your "METAL SLUG X" Player Rank!Beat the best scores and become World’s Number 1!! Expand
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  1. Mar 15, 2013
    Metal Slug X is a fun shooter with a load of content. The touch screen controls let it down at times, but most of the time they work well enough. I am not sure if Metal Slug X is worth it if you already own Metal Slug 2, and it would have been nice to have it as an IAP upgrade as well. For newcomers to the series this is a perfect start.
  2. Mar 11, 2013
    In the end, it all comes down to whether you're OK with spending another four bucks to download Metal Slug 2.5. If so, then Metal Slug X will do a fine job putting your shooting skills to the test.
  3. Mar 11, 2013
    Unsurprisingly, this Metal Slug 2 remake has all the same strengths and most of the weaknesses - which is to say it's a cracking platform-shooter with iffy virtual controls.
  4. Mar 11, 2013
    Another addition to a classic gaming series, Metal Slug X is a remake of the original Metal Slug 2 and incorporates some new enemies while maintaining the same classic gameplay.
  5. May 9, 2013
    That's not to say that this version isn't playable, but it's far from ideal. [June 2013, p.85]
  6. Mar 19, 2013
    It's also still an undeniably good game, and despite awful controls players can still have fun with it. But really, until a developer figures out a better way of adapting the controls to a touchscreen, this version of Metal Slug X should be avoided.
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