Metal Slug 3 will join the Xbox Live Arcade library this coming Wednesday, with a 9:00 a.m. GMT (2:00 a.m. PST) scheduled release on January 2.
An update of the original arcade version, Metal Slug 3 is a run-and-gun video game updated with high-definition graphics. The Xbox Live Arcade version also features co-op multiplayer over Xbox Live.
Metal Slug 3 provides gamers with various route selections within each stage, enabling players to play over and over as Marco, Tarma, Eri and Fio, the four Metal Slug veterans trying to stop General Morden from disturbing the order and peace that has begun to return to the world.
Developed by SNK Playmore, Metal Slug 3 will be available worldwide for 800 Microsoft Points.
Throughout the game, various vehicles (called “Slugs”) are made available to help players complete the mission. The game features co-op gameplay for up to two players over Xbox Live.