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

Metal Slug X - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


This game is similar to its prequel. It is a jump and shoot game where you collect special weapons and a lot of bonus points.

Metal Slug X was produced by SNK in 1999.

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 X was produced include: King Of Fighters '98: Dream Match Never Ends, The, Garou Densetsu Wild Ambition, King Of Fighters '98: The Slugfest, The, Last Blade 2, The, Fatal Fury Wild Ambition, Beast Busters: Second Nightmare, Buriki One, Ganryu, Garou: Mark Of The Wolves, and King Of Fighters '99: Millennium Battle, The


Name Metal Slug X
Developer SNK (Japan)
Year 1999
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8678
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: 3 - FireJumpGrenade
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Control Panel Metal Slug X Control Panel Image
Side Art Metal Slug X Side Art Image
PCB Metal Slug X PCB Image

Game Introduction

This game is technically an enhanced version of Metal Slug 2. The home versions of both games even have the same cover.

Metal Slug X KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 5.00 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 5.00

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

Technical Rating: 5.00

Gameplay 5.00
Graphics 5.00
Originality 5.00
Sound/Music 5.00

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 X Census

There are 14,895 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,528 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,131 machines (6,927 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 244 known instances of this machine owned by Metal Slug X collectors who are active members. Of these, 10 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. 231 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There is one active VAPS member with a Metal Slug X machine for sale. There are 4 active VAPS members with a Metal Slug X circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list. There is one active VAPS member looking for a Metal Slug X circuit board set.

This game ranks a 70 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

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



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Auctions Recap

Year Count Median $ Average $
2016 1 460.00 460.00
2017 1 28.75 28.75
All Years 2 244.38 244.38


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