SNK’s Tower Defense METAL SLUG ATTACK RELOADED Launches on Consoles and PC

Blending the classic Metal Slug art with tower defense action in this rerelease

OSAKA, Japan – June 18, 2024 – Today, SNK CORPORATION launched METAL SLUG ATTACK RELOADED, bringing the legendary franchise back as a tower defense title. This updated version of METAL SLUG ATTACK (which released for iOS and Android in 2016) offers a familiar yet revamped experience combining the original 2D-pixel art style with the strategic depth and intense action of tower defense gameplay. METAL SLUG ATTACK RELOADED is now available to purchase on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC (Windows and Steam) for $9.99/€9.99.

Watch the METAL SLUG ATTACK RELOADED reveal trailer here.

Tower Defense with a Metal Slug Twist

Dive into the fast-paced world of METAL SLUG ATTACK RELOADED, where players build decks and deploy unique characters to the battlefield. With over 300 unique characters from five distinct factions, including the Regular Army, Rebel Army, and Space Army, players can put together the ultimate decks with endless possibilities of combinations.

Easy Controls, Hardcore Action

METAL SLUG ATTACK RELOADED is designed for players of all skill levels; intuitive controls allow anyone to jump in and start battling. Mastering the game’s mechanics and strategies offers a rewarding challenge for experienced players. Train your favorite characters and build out powerful decks to come out on top on the battlefield!

New Character Mostro Enters the Fray

New to the battle is Mostro, the human-alien hybrid result of a deliberate plot by Martian overlord Rootmars. Mostro is the King of Mars and has been specifically designed for the console versions of METAL SLUG ATTACK RELOADED.

Brand-New Stories, Beloved Sights & Sounds

Metal Slug fans will be delighted with ANOTHER STORY—a charming collection of tales that seamlessly blends new characters from METAL SLUG ATTACK with familiar faces from the franchise. GALLERY mode allows players a rich audiovisual experience in similar fashion—from vibrant METAL SLUG ATTACK artwork to beloved music featured in Metal Slug games past and present.

Battle Online and Climb the Ranks

METAL SLUG ATTACK RELOADED takes the action online with two exciting multiplayer modes:

  • ROOM BATTLE allows players to challenge friends.
  • MATCHING BATTLE lets players from around the globe compete for the reigning title of “Super Devil.”

Assets for METAL SLUG ATTACK RELOADED can be found here

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“METAL SLUG” is the original entry in SNK’s iconic 2D run-and-gun action series. METAL SLUG ATTACK was originally released on iOS and Android devices in 2016, bringing a Metal Slug twist on tower defense to the beloved series.


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