DescriptionIn 2005, aliens have taken over Antarctica. You are sent in to combat them with the new super tank, the Slye-Hicks MX-100, Codename: Arcticfox.
Arcticfox is a futuristic-based 3D tank simulation game where your overall goal is to destroy the invading aliens' main fortress before Arcticfox is destroyed.
Enemy targets come in all sorts of shapes and sizes: planes, tanks, recon sleds and other important targets such as communication towers, atmosphere converters, etc. Your state-of-the-art killing machine is equipped with a cannon, guided missiles and mines at your disposal in addition to radar and forward/aft view-screens to detect your enemy advances.
- "Arctic Fox" -- Alternate spelling
Part of the Following Groups
|Computer Gamer||Commodore 64||Feb, 1987||92 out of 100||92|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Commodore 64||Feb, 1987||8 out of 10||80|
|Happy Computer||Amiga||1986||73 out of 100||73|
|Tilt||Atari ST||Jun, 1987||13 out of 20||65|
|64'er||Commodore 64||Mar, 1987||9 out of 15||60|
|The Games Machine (UK)||DOS||Oct, 1987||58 out of 100||58|
|The Games Machine (UK)||Amstrad CPC||Sep, 1988||55 out of 100||55|
|The Games Machine (UK)||ZX Spectrum||Aug, 1988||46 out of 100||46|
|Topic||# Posts||Last Post|
|Playing on an Amiga emulator?||1||hydra9 (3831)
Sep 17, 2007
Copy protectionThe PC version of Arcticfox features on-disk copy protection. Should the copy protection check fail, the title screen would load but any attempt to start the game or enter the enemy preview mode and the game will return right back to the title screen.
GraphicsArcticfox is one of the few PC titles that supports 16 colors exclusively in Tandy mode.
- Computer Gaming World
- November 1996 (15th anniversary issue) – #138 in the “150 Best Games of All Time” list