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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 Main menu
Battle Command DOS Tank landing (EGA)
Battle Command ZX Spectrum Briefing for the simplest mission concept
Battle Command Commodore 64 Damage Report

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Critic Reviews

Crash! ZX Spectrum Mar, 1991 94 out of 100 94
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) Amiga Feb, 1991 899 out of 1000 90
Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Oct, 1991 85 out of 100 85
PC Joker DOS Dec, 1991 72 out of 100 72
Power Play Atari ST Mar, 1991 71 out of 100 71
64'er Commodore 64 Nov, 1993 6 out of 10 60
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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