gamers (100%) found this review helpful
I am not a big fan of the Metal Slug series, but The new way to play it on Wii really demonstrates the capabilities the the Wii has in store for other games. I think this game was a good idea and the fact that the game allows you to play with the gamecube controllers is also a great idea.
Also, the art galleries and music are a great reward too. I like side-scrollers and this game is funny and challenging. It keeps you wanting to beat every game to see what's next. This game is violent so I wouldn't give it to the younger kids.
gamers (67%) found this review helpful
I'm an "old school" gamer and I've always liked the Metal Slug Series, so I'm a little bias, but it's a great set of 2D shooters any way you look at it.
As you can imagine, I've played a lot of "old school" anthologies and collections (like capcom classics, megaman anniversary etc.), and Metal Slug Anthology has one of the better menus and set of options. Choose your control choice, choose the number of continues...
This game also proves that the Wii can do more than "3D gimmicks", and hopefully is a sign of more to come.
I have been a huge fan of the Metal Slug franchise in the arcade, and thought what could be better than a home game with all the versions. well it turns out that there could be a lot of things better. This game is left in a mire of mediocrity. I played through it in a matter of hours, since ther is unlimited continues. Now I have no desire to play it again, even though I will with my kids. I am glad I rented it, rather than drop real cash for it.