Metal Slug 3 PC Technical Review

Company: SNK Playmore
Author: Sean Ridgeley
Editor: Sean Ridgeley
Date: March 5th, 2014

Introduction, setup, requirements

The 2D sidescrolling shoot-em-up series Metal Slug is beloved by fans of the genre for its silly humor and great action. Recently it finally made its way to Steam in the form of Metal Slug 3.

If you're curious on how the game performs in terms of PC features, graphics, and more, read on for a light technical analysis.

Test Setup

  • OS: Windows 7 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 3570K 3.4GHz (Stock)
  • Memory: Corsair XMS3 8GB DDR3-1600
  • Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 640GB 3.5" 7200RPM / OCZ Agility 3 6Gb/s (Cache)
  • Video Card: EVGA Geforce GTX 680 2GB (Stock)
  • Driver: 334.89
  • Resolution: 1920x1080
  • Input: Logitech G400 mouse @ 1900dpi, Leopold Tenkeyless Linear Touch Mechanical Keyboard

System Requirements

  • Minimum
    • OS: Windows Vista, 7, 8
    • Processor: Pentium 4 2.4Ghz
    • Memory: 1 GB
    • Storage: 500MB
    • Video Card: Intel HD Graphics

  • Recommended
    • OS: Windows Vista, 7, 8
    • Processor: 2 GHz Dual Core
    • Memory: 2 GB
    • Storage: 20GB
    • Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 640