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Metal Slug (Series) Alternatives

Metal Slug is described as 'With a long history tracing back to early stand-up arcade systems and NEO GEO console, Metal Slug (series) is the definitive bullet hell platformer. It's a traditional, 2D sidescroller that's dead easy to learn and play, but with difficulty levels that practically' and is a Platform Game in the games category. There are nine games similar to Metal Slug for a variety of platforms, including Xbox, Windows, Steam, Playstation and Android. The best alternative is Cuphead. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Huntdown or Mr Autofire. Other Metal Slug like games are Super Star Wars, Guns, Gore & Cannoli, The Bug Butcher and Alien Hominid HD.

Metal Slug alternatives are mainly Action Games but may also be Platform Games or Casual Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Metal Slug.
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    Cuphead

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    7 alternatives to Cuphead 

    Cuphead is a classic run and gun action game heavily focused on boss battles. Inspired by cartoons of the 1930s, the visuals and audio are painstakingly created with the same techniques of the era, i.e.

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    Super Star Wars (Series)

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    9 alternatives to Super Star Wars 

    Enhanced for the PS4™ system with new save features, leaderboards, trophies, and updated display and controller options!

    Represent entire series of Super Star Wars games including Super Star Wars, Super Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Super Star Wars: Return of the Jedi.
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    1.  Achievements SupportedSuper Star Wars offers the possibility of unlocking achievements through completing challenges.
    2.  Single playerSuper Star Wars has one or more single player game modes.
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    Huntdown

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    7 alternatives to Huntdown 

    In the mayhem-filled streets of the future where criminal gangs rule and cops fear to tread, only the bounty hunters can free the city from the corrupt fist of felony. Lay waste to the criminal underworld and make a killing in this hard boiled action comedy arcade shooter.

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    Guns, Gore & Cannoli

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    4 alternatives to Guns, Gore & Cannoli 

    Guns, Gore and Cannoli - An over-the-top, comical, and fast-paced action game with hand drawn graphics and set in the Roaring Twenties.

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    The Bug Butcher

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    9 alternatives to The Bug Butcher 

    The Bug Butcher is an intense action shooter, wrapped in stylistic 2D art, and smeared with humor where timing and fierce reflexes are paramount! The core mechanics hold old ties from the classic arcade shooter “Super Pang” where you shoot vertically, but with modern day twists.

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    Mr Autofire

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    7 alternatives to Mr Autofire 

    Rampage through levels and shoot the alien scum in the face. Or behind, your choice. Eventually you’ll get yours kicked. Tough. Sucks to be you. But! With the loot you can find, you can get bigger and badder weapons that’ll leave a string of ruined enemies in their wake!

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    Alien Hominid HD

    7 alternatives to Alien Hominid HD 

    They've got your spaceship and you will blow up anything in your path to get it back. Completely hand-drawn high-definition graphics, coupled with old-school game play, results in ultimate mayhem and hours of fun!

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    Rise & Shine

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    4 alternatives to Rise & Shine 

    Rise & Shine is a true "think and gun" that combines elements of arcade shooters, bullet hells, and puzzle platformers to create a new blend of strategy and viscera. Switch between Shine's add-ons to solve puzzles that redefine what bullets can do.

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    Super Time Force Ultra

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    7 alternatives to Super Time Force Ultra 

    Super Time Force Ultra is an insane platformer filled with robots and dinosaurs and fun and time travel... sometimes all at the same time!

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