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Best tank games on GamesNostalgia

Tank games is a genre that leads the theme of military warfare. Often the most popular titles in this category are tank sims with a first-person view.

Battlezone is considered to be one of the first 3D games with a first-person view. You could sit inside a tank and fight enemies all around you in the arcade fashion. Dynamix perfected the sci-fi tank games genre with Arcticfox and, later, Stellar 7. Conversely, M1 Tank Platoon is more strategic and puts you in command of a whole squad, much like you can command a team in Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six series. One of the first Lucasfilm Games titles, Koronis Rift, puts you in the cockpit of a sci-fi tank in an alien world.

Moving to strategic titles, we must mention Steel Panthers and Panzer General by Strategic Simulations Inc, the masters of turn-based strategy games.

Advance Wars game-boy-advance

Advance Wars is a tactical turn-based strategy game that was first released on September 10, 2001, for the Game Boy Advance. Developed by Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo, the game was designed by Kentaro Nishimura.

Year: 2001 Genre: Strategy

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Battlezone dos

Battlezone is an arcade game created by Atari and released in 1980. It's the precursor of modern 3D first-person shooters (FPS), using wireframe vector graphics rather than raster graphics.

Year: 1983 Genre: Arcade

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A-10 Tank Killer dosamiga

A-10 Tank Killer is a flight simulator developed and published by Dynamix and released for DOS in 1989. An enhanced version that improved the sounds and graphics was released for the Amiga in 1991.

Year: 1991 Genre: Simulation

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Ikari Warriors amiga

Ikari Warriors is a vertical-scrolling shooter coin-op created by SNK and published in 1986. It was ported to many home platforms, including Commodore 64, Apple II, NES, and Amstrad CPC.

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter

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Liero dos

Liero is a real-time side-scrolling deathmatch game developed by Finnish programmer Joosa Riekkinen in 1998. The game has been described as a real-time version of Worms. This is the Liero "classic" version 1.

Year: 1999 Genre: Shooter

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Risk dos

Risk is a turn-based strategy game based on the board game of the same name, developed by Panther Programs and released for MS-DOS..

Year: 1986 Genre: Strategy

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Fire Power amiga

Fire Power is a competitive two-player game created by Silent Software originally for the Amiga and released in 1987 by Microillusions. There were also DOS and Commodore 64 versions, released in 1988 and 1989.

Year: 1987 Genre: Shooter

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Tanktics windows

Tanktics is a strategy game created by DMA Design and published by Interplay in 1999 for Windows. In this game, you have to build tanks, pick up the different pieces with your magn...

Year: 1999 Genre: Strategy

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Hunter amiga

Hunter is a 3D action-adventure created by Paul Holmes and published by Activision in 1991 for the Amiga and Atari ST. It is considered the first successful example of a "sandbox" video game based on free-roaming in a 3d environment.

Year: 1991 Genre: Action

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M1 Tank Platoon amiga

M1 Tank Platoon is a tank simulation created by MPS Labs and released by MicroProse for the Amiga, Atari ST, and DOS in 1989. Depending on the user's choice, the game can be played...

Year: 1989 Genre: Simulation

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Koronis Rift atari-8-bit

Koronis Rift is one of the earliest games created by LucasArts (aka Lucasfilm Games). It was designed and produced by Noah Falstein, and it was released initially, in 1985, for the Atari 8-bit computers.

Year: 1985 Genre: Simulation

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Armour-Geddon amiga

Armour-Geddon is a post-apocalyptic 3D strategy/simulation game created by Psygnosis and released for Amiga, Atari ST, and MS-DOS in 1991. The game is a mix of strategy and 3D vehicle simulation.

Year: 1991 Genre: Simulation

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Arcticfox amiga

Arcticfox is one of the first 3D games ever created for the Amiga. It puts the player in the cockpit of a futuristic tank, on an alien world covered by snow. The game, developed by...

Year: 1986 Genre: Simulation

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Steel Panthers dos

Steel Panthers is a turn-based historical wargame developed by Strategic Simulations Inc and published by Mindscape in 1995 for MS-DOS. The game was designed by Gary Grigsby, consi...

Year: 1995 Genre: Strategy

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