Marco Rossi is the playable main protagonist from the Metal Slug run & gun games by SNK.

He is a part of the series since the first Metal Slug (1996) and returned in every sequel and spinoff up to the Tower Defense game Metal Slug: Attack (2016). He is also a playable character in the crossover fighting game NeoGeo Battle Coliseum (2005) and the shoot’em up Neo Geo Heroes: Ultimate Shooting (2010).

While his name might sound Italian, he is actually born in Idaho.  


Marco Rossi from the Metal Slug Games: an Overview

Charactername: Marco Rossi   Developed /Created by  SNK
Gameseries: Metal Slug   First seen on: Arcades 
First Game: Metal Slug   Year first seen: 1996 
Last Game: Metal Slug Attack (2016)   Birthplace: USA
Role(s) and Characteristics: Main Protagonist, Fighting Game Character   Weapons: All weapons he can get
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Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Marco Rossi from Metal Slug



NeoGeo Battle Coliseum (2005)

Metal Slug X (1998)

Metal Slug (1996)



Marco Rossi in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects


Marco Rossi is not yet a part of a Game-Art-HQ Community Art Collaboration


Selected Fan Art and Cosplay of Marco Rossi


Marco Rossi Portrait

by Francisco Rico Torres

Marco Rossi

by 2DForever / Tom Waterhouse



Updates and Additions in Marco Rossi’s Game Art Gallery and Character Overview