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Box artwork for Metal Slug Anthology.
Metal Slug Anthology
Developer(s)Terminal Reality
Publisher(s)SNK Playmore, Ignition Entertainment
Year released2006
System(s)Wii, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 4
Preceded byMetal Slug 6
SeriesMetal Slug
Japanese titleメタルスラッグコンプリート (Metal Slug Complete)
Genre(s)Run and gun, Compilation
ModesSingle player, Multiplayer, Co-op
Rating(s)CERO Ages 12 and upESRB TeenPEGI Ages 12+USK Ages 16+MatureGRB 12+
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Metal Slug Anthology is a video game compilation for the Wii, PlayStation Portable and PlayStation 2. It has unique controller functionality and marks the return of SNK Playmore as a third-party developer for a Nintendo console for the first time since the Super NES era. It was first released on December 14, 2006 for Wii, in North America.

Wii version[edit]

Remote & Nunchuk Tilt Remote Remote Arcade Nunchuk GameCube Action
Neutral nunchuk Remote button (tilt) Neutral dpad Remote button (joystick) Neutral nunchuk Neutral control Movement
B button B button 1 button Z button Z button B button Fire
A button Up dpad 2 button C button C button A button Jump
Remote button (flick) Remote button (flick) Remote button (flick) Nunchuk button (flick) Nunchuk button (flick) X button Toss grenade

Metal Slug Anthology on the Wii does not support use of the Classic Controller for gameplay. However, Metal Slug 1 and 2 is available on Virtual Console which you'll be able to play with the Classic Controller.


These Unlockable are purchased with points gained at the end of each game. However, there is a special track and gallery that must be won by taking off infinite credits.

  • Music tracks
  • Concept art for characters, vehicles, soldiers, and miscellanea.
  • An interview with the production crew.