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Battle Command is a 3D arcade/strategy game, loosely derived from the same developers' Carrier Command. In a near future alternate reality, the Ultra War is fought between the two dominate races in the New World. The 'Mauler' is the latest technology - an Armored Fighting Machine capable of being lifted in and out of hostile territory by a fast Stealth Chopper, and armed with the most advanced weaponry science can devise.

You command a single "Mauler" assault tank in one of a series of scenarios. These range from a railway ambush to escort duties and a raid on a riverside hideout. Before starting you must choose the right weaponry based on the mission briefing.

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Battle Command ZX Spectrum Main menu
Battle Command Commodore 64 There is an enemy tank here
Battle Command Atari ST Air drop from a chopper
Battle Command Commodore 64 Mission Selection

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Critic Reviews

ST Format Atari ST Feb, 1991 93 out of 100 93
The One Atari ST Oct, 1990 92 out of 100 92
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Feb, 1991 899 out of 1000 90
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Dec, 1990 90 out of 100 90
Amiga Joker Amiga Oct, 1990 89 out of 100 89
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Dec, 1991 88 out of 100 88
PC Joker DOS Dec, 1991 72 out of 100 72
Power Play Amiga Mar, 1991 71 out of 100 71
Amiga Power Amiga May, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 50
Play Time DOS Dec, 1991 47 out of 100 47

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Awards

  • Amiga Joker
    • Issue 01/1991 – #2 Best Simulation Game in 1990
  • Amiga Power
    • May 1991 (Issue #00) - #58 in the "All Time Top 100 Amiga Games"
  • Commodore Format
    • July 1993 (Issue 34) - Modern Classics: Sims
  • ST Format
    • August 1991 (Issue #8) – #20 Top Atari ST Classic Games (Editorial staff vote)

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