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Metal Slug 3 Metal Slug 3 - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Metal Slug 3 - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


As in the first two games of this series, you control a soldier that shoots at enemy soldiers.

Metal Slug 3 was produced by SNK in 2000.

SNK released 183 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. SNK was based in Japan.

Other machines made by SNK during the time period Metal Slug 3 was produced include: Beast Busters: Second Nightmare, King Of Fighters '99: Millennium Battle, The, Garou: Mark Of The Wolves, Ganryu, Buriki One, King Of Fighters 2000, The, Prehistoric Isle 2, Metal Slug 5, Sengoku 3, and Zupapa

Metal Slug 3
Metal Slug 3


Name Metal Slug 3
Developer SNK (Japan)
Year 2000
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8677
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class Neo Geo MVS
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - Fire|Jump
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Metal Slug 3 KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 4.50 (2 votes)

Fun Factor: 4.50

Overall Like 5.00
Fun (Social) 4.50
Fun (Solo) 4.50
Collector Desire 3.50

Technical Rating: 4.50

Gameplay 5.00
Graphics 2.00
Originality 4.50
Sound/Music 4.50

Personal Impressions and Technical Impressions each account for half of the total score. Within the Personal Impressions category, Like carries a little more weight than the other factors.

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Metal Slug 3 Census

There are 14,906 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,530 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,180 machines (6,929 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 193 known instances of this machine owned by Metal Slug 3 collectors who are active members. Of these, 11 of them are original dedicated machines. 3 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 179 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 2 active VAPS members with a Metal Slug 3 circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Metal Slug 3. There are 2 active VAPS members looking for Metal Slug 3 boards sets.

This game ranks a 55 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 5 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]



This game uses the Neo*Geo copy protection scheme.


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  1. 3D Model (External): Upright

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Metal Slug 3 Neo Geo Arcade Marquee

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Auctions Recap

Year Count Median $ Average $
2016 1 402.50 402.50
2017 1 88.50 88.50
2018 2 132.75 132.75
All Years 4 132.75 189.13


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