BattleTanx is an engaging fighting game with a post-apocalyptic context. In the game, players will control a tank to participate in many intense battles. This unique game was designed by The 3DO Company and was released in North America on December 29, 1998.
The plot of the game begins with a shocking event. At that time (as known in 2001), a dangerous virus was spread around the world. Its main target of infection is women. After being discovered, the virus has killed 99% of women on Earth, despite the use of various protection measures. In addition to a large number of dead women, the remaining women were lucky enough to survive but were still threatening by the virus. The lucky women survived the disease called the Queenlords. The Queenlords are held by many different organizations and countries around the world. The fiancee of Griffin Spade (the game’s main character), Madison, was taken to the Queen district of New York City to become a Queenlords. However, New York City was destroyed in a nuclear attack. Therefore, Griffin Spade decided to search for his fiancee throughout the United States. After New York, Griffin Spade moved the west to search for Madison.
To complete the game, you will have to fight in many famous cities in the US. Each city will be under control of a gang then you need to destroy all the gangs to rescue Madison. Besides, the game has a total of 17 different levels for you to explore. Each will take place in a different city. In the first three levels, the game will take place in New York with combat locations Queens – Midtown Tunnel, Times Square and Queens County. The next phase will take place in Chicago, Las Vegas and San Francisco. In Chicago, you will have to cross over areas like State Street and Lake Shore Drive. As for Las Vegas, you need to defeat the enemies at Fremont Street. Finally, San Francisco brings battles at the wharf, the Golden Gate Bridge and some other fictional locations.
The game mode
During the battle, the game allows you to choose 1 of 3 available tanks, including M1A1 Abrams MBT, Moto Tank and Goliath. Also, you discover two game modes, Single-player and Multiplayer. In Multiplayer, you can compete with many other players and enjoy four different battle configurations: Battlelord, Annihilation, Deathmatch and Family Mode.