Metal Slug: Awakening x The King of Fighters Collab Announced

Metal Slug: Awakening has announced a new collaboration with The King of Fighters franchise that brings the latter’s Kyo Kusanagi into the new mobile iteration of the classic side-scrolling arcade shoot ’em-up game.

In Metal Slug: Awakening, Kyo will be a special operations hero that is capable of optimizing team damage. His Rage trait can boost damage by applying the Burning effect on the entire team. His attacks can also inflict the burns on opponents and can do more damage in close combat.

Here are Kyo’s abilities in Metal Slug: Awakening:

  • 75 Shiki Kai
    • 75 Shiki Kai: Jumps forward and kick, dealing DMG equal to 80% of ATK to the enemy unit twice and gaining a second form of the skill.
    • Aragami: Launch a 2-strikes combo, dealing damage equal to 60% of ATK.
  • Kusanagi Blast – the Ultimate: Targets enemies in the front area, dealing damage three times at 400% of the attack and knocking them airborne, gaining 1 Rage. After accumulating 3 Rage, an enhanced skill can be used: Summons multiple columns of fire to attack all enemies in front. Each accurate hit inflicts damage equal to 900% of the attack and knocks them airborne.

The Metal Slug: Awakening is currently available on the Apple App Store on iOS and Google Play Store on Android.