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SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION: "METAL SLUG", the Pinnacle of 2D Action-Shooting on NEOGEO Returns in a Tower Defense Game on iOS & Android Devices!

SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION (Corporate HQ: Suita-city, Osaka, Japan, Company, President & CEO: Koichi Toyama) is proud to announce the worldwide release of “METAL SLUG Defense” for iOS and Android devices.

“METAL SLUG”, the worldwide famous 2D action-shooting game series, returns in a Tower Defense / Strategy game on iOS and Android devices! “METAL SLUG DEFENSE” not only reproduces perfectly the intricate dot-pixel graphics and simple game controls that made the success of the series, but also adds a touch of strategy. Make effective use of the abilities of each character and smash Morden’s enemy troops!

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Game Features:

  • Regular and Rebel Armies clash on iOS & Android!
    Send your units to the battlefield and take over enemy bases with a simple tap of your finger!
    Use the METAL SLUG Attack, along with other unique special attacks to turn the tide in battle, and the goddess of victory will smile upon you!!
  • More than 60 different characters and units available!
    At the beginning of the game, only the Regular Army’s units are available, but Morden’s soldiers will join your ranks later on! Limited units that can only be acquired via rare events or specific conditions are waiting for you as well!
  • The world is your battlefield! Battle in various nostalgic METAL SLUG stages!
    “METAL SLUG DEFENSE” features more than 100 background stages faithfully recreated from classic METAL SLUG titles! Clear them all to replay stages with new units in battle and obtain more rewards!
  • Level up your troops and armament!
    Customize your units in order to increase your chances to win the war! Change and save your units at any time in the game via the easy and intuitive touch commands!!
  • Compete with other players in Wi-Fi VS Battles!
    Enjoy “METAL SLUG DEFENSE” alone or with other users in Online VS Battles via the Wi-Fi feature. Win battles in order to improve your score, competing with players from around the world for the highest ranking!




Release Date

May 1st, 2014 (iOS & Android)


Tower Defense


Free (presence of in-app purchases)


App Store/Google Play

“METAL SLUG” Official Website:

Copyright Information:
*"METAL SLUG" is a registered trademark of SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION.

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