Retrograde #14: Metal Slug

55 mins - Published Wed, Nov 28, 2012 by Anthony Hobday, Jack Marshall, James MacFadyen and Lysanne Fisher

Welcome to episode fourteen of Retrograde! This week the Retrograde team suit up and roll out as we play Metal Slug!

Join me, Jack Marshall, and my co-hosts Lysanne FisherAnthony Hobday and James MacFadyen as we leave boot-camp and experience the horror of war as we play Metal Slug. In this episode we discuss how well the game has aged, the violence, the bloodshed, and brutality of arcades.

So; get make sure you’re riding with a full metal jacket on and come join the Retrograde team as we play Metal Slug! Also, don’t forget to head over to iTunes and pop a lovely review down for us. We’ll even send you a spiffing Limited Edition Rare Special Edition Super Retrograde Badge!


Retrograde is a fortnightly retro gaming show launched on the CSICON network in May 2012. Each episode focuses on one game from yesteryear chosen by one of our Retrograde team, who put the game under scrutiny as well as talk about the history and legacy of the game and its overall impact on the gaming world. Join your hosts as they suit up and brave the world of sprites and chip tunes.

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