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  • Summary: Marco, Tarma, Eri, and Fio, the four veterans of the elite Sparrows Unit are back in METAL SLUG 3! The popular action shooting series is in its glory, with gorgeous graphics and all the run-and-gun action you can handle. There is no time for indecision. General Morden is on the warpath andMarco, Tarma, Eri, and Fio, the four veterans of the elite Sparrows Unit are back in METAL SLUG 3! The popular action shooting series is in its glory, with gorgeous graphics and all the run-and-gun action you can handle. There is no time for indecision. General Morden is on the warpath and you must prevent him from creating the New World Order. Stop the Rebel Army! Expand
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  1. Positive: 6 out of 8
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  1. Mar 8, 2014
    10
    This is a great port for a great game. It is a very challenging game, but you never feel cheated, and always feel responsible for yourThis is a great port for a great game. It is a very challenging game, but you never feel cheated, and always feel responsible for your failure. The game is beautiful, and creative, and on top of that has an excellent port on steam. 10/10 would recommend. Expand
  2. Feb 20, 2014
    10
    no more to say, this is a good and cool game , this game is a classic and make me remember old times , steam needs really add more of thisno more to say, this is a good and cool game , this game is a classic and make me remember old times , steam needs really add more of this games and make i dont know maybe metal slug anthology :D Expand
  3. Dec 27, 2015
    9
    Game: Metal Slug 3
    Genre: Shooter
    Developer: SNK Playmore System: Steam (PC) Total Score: 92/100 Value Score: 9.2/10 • Story: 9/10 •
    Game: Metal Slug 3
    Genre: Shooter
    Developer: SNK Playmore
    System: Steam (PC)
    Total Score: 92/100
    Value Score: 9.2/10

    • Story: 9/10
    • Characters: 9/10
    • GamePlay: 10/10
    • Graphics: 8/10
    • Sound: 8/10
    • Music: 9/10
    • Length: 9/10
    • Replay Value: 10/10
    • Player Value: 10/10

    Pros
    +More transformations and abilities
    +More enemy types and bosses
    +Game is longer than Metal Slug and Metal Slug X
    +Animations have improved more than Metal Slug X
    +Online Multiplayer Support
    +Great graphic options for a classic/retro title - there's more resolution sizes than Metal Slug 1 and X
    +Has the option to implement limited or unlimited number of credits/continues

    Cons
    -Some platforming is necessary which may make the game frustrating at times (rarely)
    -Visuals have not improved
    -Sound has not improved
    -Music is the same as previous games albeit a bit remixed
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  4. Feb 14, 2020
    9
    hard as balls for arcade purposes but people have mastered it none the less. Great music, timeless art, and a good time
  5. Feb 22, 2014
    9
    amazing port, super fun, great sound, classic graphics, smooth controls. especially for nostalgic gamers or hardcore arcade gamers. why youamazing port, super fun, great sound, classic graphics, smooth controls. especially for nostalgic gamers or hardcore arcade gamers. why you don't own this is beyond me. Expand
  6. Mar 17, 2022
    5
    To begin with this game was designed to squize your pockets dry in the arcades, so be prepared that you'll get a lot unfair moments, but neverTo begin with this game was designed to squize your pockets dry in the arcades, so be prepared that you'll get a lot unfair moments, but never the less the game is good for 1-2 evenings, but there is some performance issues. Expand
  7. May 29, 2014
    3
    Overall the game seems to be unfinished. Control are delayed.
    One can't use left or right trigger of the Xbox-Controller. If one reconfigures
    Overall the game seems to be unfinished. Control are delayed.
    One can't use left or right trigger of the Xbox-Controller. If one reconfigures controls, the menu buttons will change as well. If you unassign them, you won't be able to navigate through the menu anymore. These are elementary thing every game should have.
    Graphics and coop are nice but the game hardly playable for me.
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