Press Release: THE METAL SLUG COLLECTION Coming in Fall for the PSP(tm) System

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THE METAL SLUG COLLECTION Coming in Fall for the PSP(tm) System

WALL, NJ. - March 29, 2006 - SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION, the US publishing arm of the SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION, announced today that in celebration of the 10th Anniversary of their classic arcade franchise, METAL SLUG, they will be releasing the greatest array of METAL SLUG titles ever assembled for the

PSP(tm) (PlayStation®Portable) system in fall 2006. The METAL SLUG COLLECTION will feature six great METAL SLUG titles from the past on one UMD. Included in the collection will be METAL SLUG, METAL SLUG 2, METAL SLUG X, METAL SLUG 3, METAL SLUG 4, and METAL SLUG 5.

The METAL SLUG COLLECTION will be perfect translations of the arcade classics and feature Wireless support for intense two-player action.


The METAL SLUG franchise first appeared in arcades in April 1996 on the Neo-Geo MVS arcade platform and later on AES home entertainment system. The first title, METAL SLUG quickly gained a reputation as a spectacularly hand animated one or two-player run and shoot game with a sly sense of humor. The METAL SLUG series follows the story of two military factions, the Rebellion and the Regular Army, and their constant struggle for power.


Headquartered in Osaka, Japan, SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION (SNK) develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software in Japan, North America, Europe and Asia. Founded in 1978, SNK is one of the largest privately held interactive entertainment content providers in the world. Known for such franchises as THE KING OF FIGHTERS, METAL SLUG, and SAMURAI SHODOWN, SNK continues to be an industry leader by focusing on their rich arcade history. More information on SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION can be found at

SNK PLAYMORE USA is a wholly owned subsidiary of SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION with offices in Wall, NJ. It handles operations in North America, including publishing, marketing, development and localization. More information on SNK PLAYMORE USA can be found at

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