Battlezone Trivia (Xbox 360)
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1001 Video GamesBattlezone appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott
Arcade versionDevelopment of the original Battlezone coin-op was a team effort: Morgan Hoff was the project leader; Jed Margolin handled electrical engineering; Ed Rotberg programmed it; Roger Hector modelled all 3D objects as minimally as possible, and Howie Delman's vector-graphics generator was used.
References to the gameBattlezone units appear in the movies:
- Tron (1982)
- Joysticks (1983)
- The Philadelphia Experiment (1984)
- Running Scared (1986)
VolcanoOwen Rubin kept pestering Rotberg to make the volcano on the horizon active; Rotberg brushed him off, challenging Rubin to write the code for the volcano himself if he felt so strongly about it# The next morning, there it was sitting on his desk.
- Retro Gamer
- Issue 46 - #20 in the "Top 25 Atari 2600 Games" poll