Metal Slug series In the Hunt is a horizontal scrolling shooter arcade game by Irem. It was released in 1993 and later ported to the Sega Saturn, the PlayStation and Windows 95 for the PC by Kokopeli. The player takes the role of a submarine in underwater environments. There are a total of six levels in the game. An organization known as the D. A. S. uses magnetic doomsday machines to melt the polar ice caps and thus desolate the world. Although the entire world is flooded, a few societies survive to build over the highest structures they can find and continue living. In this post apocalyptic scenario, the D. A. S. , who were prepared for this catastrophe, reign supreme over the survivors with martial law and military weapons of extraordinary power. Upon learning of a new D. A. S. superweapon being developed, Yugusukyuure, the remaining survivors who are terrorized by D. A. S. secretly organize a rebellion force using a newly developed submarine known as the Granvia. The Granvia's mission is to dive into D. A. S. enforced waters, territories and eventually the D. A. S. headquarters itself to destroy every single D. A. S. weapon in sight. A furious two player submarine based shoot em up with varying levels and the typical end of level bosses. Various power ups can be collected throughout the game. Irem, the Kaitei Daisensou maker, released 83 different machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1979. Other machines made by Irem during the time period Kaitei Daisensou was produced include In The Hunt, Hill Climber, Ninja Baseball Bat Man, Risky Challenge. Escape from Dungeons, Fire Barrel, Hook, Bomber Man World, Quiz F1 1,2 Finish, Mahou Keibitai Ganhooki, and Major Title 2. The game was developed by the team who would go on to create GunForce 2 for Irem and the Metal Slug series for SNK.