Negotiations have broken off and hostages have been taken! Your country needs a highly trained mercenary to neutralize the enemy and free the hostages. Metal Slug 6 is a 1 or 2 player game with continuous buy-in. It is the first installment of the series developed on Sega's arcade hardware system. Metal Slug 6 includes 6 characters, with two new being Ralph and Clark from the King of Fighters series. Plus, two new player control buttons have been added to allow for greater control over the action!
Sammy Atomiswave Hardware
CPU : Hitachi SH-4 32-bit RISC CPU (200 MHz 360 MIPS / 1.4 GFLOPS)
Graphic Engine : PowerVR 2 (PVR2DC)
Sound Engine : ARM7 Yamaha AICA 45 MHZ (with internal 32-bit RISC CPU, 64 channel ADPCM)
Main Ram : 32 megs
Main Memory : 16 MByte
Graphic Memory : 16 MByte
Sound Memory : 8 MByte
Media : ROM Board
Simultaneous Number of Colors : Approx. 16,770,000 (24bits)
Polygons : 2.5 Million polys/sec
Rendering Speed : 500 M pixel/sec
Additional Features : Bump Mapping, Fog, Alpha-Bending (transparency), Mip Mapping (polygon-texture auto switch), Tri-Linear Filtering, Anti-Aliasing, Environment Mapping, and Specular Effect.
Metal Slug 6 was firstly shown at the 43rd Amusement Machine Show 2005 in Tokyo Japan. Then, it was released in February 2006.
Ralf and Clark first appeared in "Ikari Warriors" even before King of Fighters.