in futuristic international military environments, players
get the chance to take control of highly manoeuvrable hover
tanks, engaging them in close combat scenarios against their
rivals. Featuring fast and furious gameplay, photo-realistic
environments, eight unique customisable team vehicles, an
assortment of high-powered weapons and multiplayer battles.
The four-player WiFi mode lets players go head to head, while
unlockable weapons, vehicles and upgrades add even greater
depth to the gameplay experience. In addition, extra game
content is available through the BattleZone
website, offering gamers news, leader boards and an exclusive
online level builder tool that allows players to customise
in the '80s Atari launched an arcade game that would become
an instant hit. BattleZone was one of the first arcade
games to employ 3D vector graphics. Since its arcade release
there have been countless versions reworked for the home gaming
market and now Atari have dusted off the cobwebs to release
a new updated version for PSP owners.
so many classic games BattleZone is relatively simple.
You drive a hover tank around an arena and have to shoot and
destroy the other tanks in the environment. And that's about
your tank, as well as primary and secondary weapons, and head
off after your opponents. When you start the game your options
are very limited but, as you complete each level successfully,
you'll be given additional weapons and tanks to choose from.
can play as a single player, or with up to three other gamers
in an entertaining multiplayer mode.
most gamers will probably tire very quickly of this game,
there is no disputing the fact that it's enjoyable in very
small bursts. It's a shame that the controls aren't a little
more responsive and that there wasn't a little more variety
to the gameplay - and it's way too easy to complete.
the end of the day this is a very average reworking of an
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