Metal Slug is a famous and popular game. This unique game is famous from the Arcade platform. It was developed with many attractive versions for players to explore. Besides, this game is also available on many different platforms. In which, PlayStation 2 is the most popular platform. Based on two versions, Metal Slug 4 and Metal Slug 5, the producer SHK has designed a composite version (a combination of Metal Slug 4 and Metal Slug 5) to enjoy. This version is Metal Slug 4 & 5, it is available on two major platforms, Xbox and PS 2. Besides, it was first released on May 25, 2005.
Based on the fourth and fifth versions of the Metal Slug series, this game will bring many levels and challenges to overcome. Similar to its previous, players will participate in 2D environments, the player has to move from left to right of the screen to complete the level. In each level, you have to destroy all enemies along the way (fascist soldiers, robots, zombies …) and overcome complex terrain or traps. The character‘s movement is relatively simple, you can move to the left or right of the screen, jump into the air, or crouch down to avoid attacks from enemies.
The basic weapon is still a pistol (not limited to ammunition) and a knife (or a pan). However, players can use the new weapons by picking up the supply crates on the ground. They will appear when you defeat enemies or rescue captured prisoners. Collect a supply box, you can use powerful weapons such as rockets, rockets, bombs, laser guns … However, they will be limited to the amount of ammunition. Therefore, players have to actively collect supply boxes to get more ammunition and continue to fight. With collecting ammunition to ensure their own fighting ability, the game also provides additional rewards to collect. Each will help players get a new bonus and accumulate outstanding achievements. Similar to collecting a supply box, extra rewards will drop after you rescue a prisoner.
In terms of image quality, Metal Slug 4 & 5 retains a fun visual system from previous versions. The game’s context is still diverse, and the fire effect during the battle is still sophisticated.