Metal Hawk

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This article is about the arcade game. For the Transformers character, see Metalhawk.
Metal Hawk
Metal Hawk Poster.png
Metal Hawk arcade flyer.
Developer(s) Namco
Publisher(s) Namco
Designer(s) H. Nakatani
Platform(s) Arcade
Release date(s)
  • JP December 1988
Genre(s) Multi-directional shooter
Mode(s) Single player
Cabinet Upright and Sit-down
Arcade system Namco System 2
Display Vertical orientation, Raster

Metal Hawk (メタルホーク Metaru Hōku?) is a multi-directional shooter arcade game that was released by Namco in 1988 only in Japan. It runs on Namco System 2 hardware.


Screenshot showing graphics from Metal Hawk.

The player must fly a helicopter and battle various land, air and sea-based enemies. A certain amount of points must be scored before the timer runs out in order to move on. This game also features voice samples (in Japanese).