Ignition Entertainment has announced that the Metal Slug Anthology for the PSP will also include the previously unreleased (outside of Japan) Metal Slug 6, increasing the total number of games in the Anthology to seven.
The Anthology features arcade perfect conversions of Metal Slug 1-5, Metal Slug X, as well as Metal Slug 6; two player co-op play via wireless multiplayer; full support for the portable’s wide-screen format; unlockable items; bonus galleries containing classic poster and character art; and more.
Metal Slug Anthology is crawling its way to slime up store shelves this Winter.
SNK has sent over its E3 2006 lineup, revealing five new games for the Wii, PS2, PSP, DS and GBA. The following titles will be showcased at suite #153A in the Concourse.
THE KING OF FIGHTERS 2006 (PlayStation 2 – Fall 2006): THE KING OF FIGHTERS 2006 is an original 3D fighting game designed specifically for home consoles, and produced by noted artist and designer, Falcoon. Currently celebrating its twelfth year as one of the most popular fighting video game franchises in the history of gaming, THE KING OF FIGHTERS 2006 will continue to build on the series’ rich history with several new characters, as well as many returning favorites. KOF 2006 will feature characters from THE KING OF FIGHTERS: MAXIMUM IMPACT and a number of hidden characters. A special gift with purchase will be offered featuring the first Anime series for THE KING OF FIGHTERS.
METAL SLUG ANTHOLOGY (Wii, PSP System – Fall 2006): In celebration of the 10th anniversary of one of the greatest action arcade franchises of all time, SNK PLAYMORE will release METAL SLUG ANTHOLOGY. METAL SLUG ANTHOLOGY will feature six great METAL SLUG titles from the arcade. Included in the collection will be METAL SLUG, METAL SLUG 2, METAL SLUG X, METAL SLUG 3, METAL SLUG 4, and METAL SLUG 5. Bonus materials will be announced closer to launch.
SNK VS CAPCOM CARD FIGHTERS DS (Nintendo DS – Fall 2006): SNK brings its card battling series to a new generation of gamers. SNK VS CAPCOM CARD FIGHTERS DS is the first new game in the series since 2000. Players build decks of characters pulled from the annals of SNK and Capcom gaming history for the ultimate strategic battle.
METAL SLUG (Game Boy Advance – Fall 2006): The original arcade classic that started the series comes to the Game Boy Advance. METAL SLUG for the Game Boy Advance features non-stop action packed 2D missions and classic over-the-top boss characters to challenge gamers’ skills. Battle General Morden and his evil forces with a huge array of weapons at your disposal.
The Wii announcements keep coming in – SNK has announced that its Metal Slug franchise is headed for the Nintendo console as well as the DS.
As usual, no other details were disclosed, but more is expected at E3.
SNK has announced at GDC that it will be releasing a Metal Slug compilation on the PSP. The collection will consist of Metal Slug 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, as well as Metal Slug X. All titles will feature co-op play via local wi-fi.
The compilation is slated for release this November.