Battle Command

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Atari ST
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Commodore 64
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Amstrad CPC
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Description

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.

Screenshots

Battle Command ZX Spectrum Strategic map
Battle Command Amstrad CPC The map screen
Battle Command DOS Select a mission (CGA)
Battle Command Amstrad CPC Damage report

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Critic Reviews

The One Atari ST Oct, 1990 92 out of 100 92
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Dec, 1990 90 out of 100 90
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Feb, 1991 899 out of 1000 90
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Feb, 1991 899 out of 1000 90
Amiga Joker Amiga Oct, 1990 89 out of 100 89
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Dec, 1991 88 out of 100 88
Raze Atari ST Mar, 1991 77 out of 100 77
Power Play Atari ST Mar, 1991 71 out of 100 71
Power Play Amiga Mar, 1991 71 out of 100 71
64'er Commodore 64 Nov, 1993 6 out of 10 60

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Trivia

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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