> > Bad news: PS2 Metal Slug 6 delayed until september :(
> > > It's a pretty decent 3D platformer. I jumped out of Tomb Raider: Legends
> > > Xbox 360 and onto the PS2, and I had a lot more fun playing Metal Slug 3D
> > albeit
> > > with lower quality graphics. The FMV is the best part tho, I know a lot of
> > > people aren't big fans of FMV but there's enough game content there as well.
> > > The FMV intro transitions the gamer into the game from identifying well
> > > characters in 3D before putting you at the title screen which just reads
> > "Metal
> > > Slug". Fortunately, unlike the majority of games with FMV which is
> > > intro and ending scenes, there are also FMV cut scenes between levels. The
> > game
> > > seems very easy so far; much easier than the 2D platformers. All the voice
> > > acting is in English with Japanese subtitles. For those diehard traditional
> > > fans, a port of the Sammy Atomiswave Metal Slug 6 is still slated for a July
> > > 2006 release.
> > >
> The American branch of Sony doesn't usually like selling 2D games on the PS2...
> Metal Slug 4 and 5 had to be bundled together, and Metal Slug 3 and SVC:Chaos
> weren't released in the US, they were Japan only...
> Although they were released on the XBOX...
> And poor Samarai Showdown V was released for the XBOX for a short period of
> time. I hate to see how much a copy is going to cost me...