> > > Bad news: PS2 Metal Slug 6 delayed until september :(
> > >
> > > > It's a pretty decent 3D platformer. I jumped out of Tomb Raider: Legends
> > for
> > > > 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
> > > > people aren't big fans of FMV but there's enough game content there as
> > > > The FMV intro transitions the gamer into the game from identifying well
> > known
> > > > 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
> > generally
> > > > intro and ending scenes, there are also FMV cut scenes between levels.
> > > game
> > > > seems very easy so far; much easier than the 2D platformers. All the
> > > > acting is in English with Japanese subtitles. For those diehard
> > > > fans, a port of the Sammy Atomiswave Metal Slug 6 is still slated for a
> > > > 2006 release.
> > > >
> > >
> > The American branch of Sony doesn't usually like selling 2D games on the
> > 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...
> > :(
I forgot that Sony's divisions in Europe aren't as anal retentive as Sony US...
Sony US doesn't seem to understand 2D isn't necessarily bad...