X360 Friday, August 29, 2008 | 11:15 AM

Death Tank coming to Arcade

Death Tank coming to Arcade

Snowblind Studios has announced Death Tank for Xbox Live Arcade, featuring up to eight players on Xbox Live. The game is a remake of the popular classic, and if you don't remember it now you will by watching the announcement trailer. Personally I can't wait for the madness in online multiplayer.


Announcement trailer

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Commented on 2008-08-29 12:14:42
YES!!!!! I remember this! wooooot!
Commented on 2008-08-29 12:14:55
No way, I remember playing this game on the amiga 15 years ago.
Commented on 2008-08-29 12:47:03
There is only one of these games that rocks, and it is Scorched Earth. That game is so awesome :D

Oh shi...this is real time? Okay then, screw scorched earth, this just bumped it :D
Commented on 2008-08-29 13:07:56
I am kinda disappointed that I didn't see any kind of damage being done to the environment like mountains having blast holes .Or mountains getting smaller & such from the bombs But I like the graphics though i might get it.
Commented on 2008-08-29 13:15:55
I remember playing this on the Sega Saturn Duke Nukem 3D disc :D

Mindless fun!
Commented on 2008-08-29 13:32:33
Death Tank! Ready for action!
Commented on 2008-08-29 14:21:05 In reply to DirasyajX
DEATH TANK, DEATH TANK, DEATH TANK!!! Weady Fo Action!
Posted by DirasyajX
I am kinda disappointed that I didn't see any kind of damage being done to the environment like mountains having blast holes .Or mountains getting smaller & such from the bombs But I like the graphics though i might get it.
dude, you need a new pair of glasses... second 38.
If you can't see that, make an apointment with an eye doctor, ASAP. I'm worryed about your health. really.

It's obvious they are taking the realistic route, grenades don't do massive holes in the environment .
Commented on 2008-08-29 15:16:46 In reply to starfox14now
Posted by starfox14now
DEATH TANK, DEATH TANK, DEATH TANK!!! Weady Fo Action!

dude, you need a new pair of glasses... second 38.
If you can't see that, make an apointment with an eye doctor, ASAP. I'm worryed about your health. really.

It's obvious they are taking the realistic route, grenades don't do massive holes in the environment .
yep I do need new glasses lol Or maybe i will just clean up my old ones thanks
Commented on 2008-08-29 15:17:44
don't think I ever played the original...looks like worms in a way...am i on track with that assessment?
Commented on 2008-08-29 15:48:35 In reply to Shinamano
Posted by Shinamano
don't think I ever played the original...looks like worms in a way...am i on track with that assessment?
This. Isn't. TURN BASED.

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Commented on 2008-08-29 17:44:50
Wasn't the original turn based? There must've been more than one version then. I remember playing this on my old PC.
Commented on 2008-08-29 18:22:54 In reply to no_fear360
Posted by no_fear360
Wasn't the original turn based? There must've been more than one version then. I remember playing this on my old PC.
Death Tank is a very popular visual "clone" of Scorched Earth.

Scorched Earth is turn-based. This, is not.
(can't find better shots)

your probably confused to "what" is "who".
Commented on 2008-08-29 19:07:39 In reply to starfox14now
Posted by starfox14now
This. Isn't. TURN BASED.

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I think that's really one of the biggest things that makes Worms and Worms clones not fun to me. Both the trail and error and the way you take turns, always gives one player a huge advantage, this game is looking really great IMO can't wait for it.
Commented on 2008-08-30 10:18:25 In reply to starfox14now
Posted by starfox14now
Death Tank is a very popular visual "clone" of Scorched Earth.

Scorched Earth is turn-based. This, is not.
(can't find better shots)

your probably confused to "what" is "who".
Ohhh, OK. It makes sense now :). Thanks!
Commented on 2008-08-31 17:45:16 In reply to Ichi
Posted by Ichi
I think that's really one of the biggest things that makes Worms and Worms clones not fun to me. Both the trail and error and the way you take turns, always gives one player a huge advantage, this game is looking really great IMO can't wait for it.
There is no trial and error for Worms pros.
Commented on 2008-09-01 01:22:30 In reply to DDRMidian
I think the trial and error part is the most fun about worms. If you have a mind for physics (even on a basic "feel for it" level) and the game does well in making sure it abides by those rules, then you can figure out what you need in order to get a hit. I like these games because if you're playing with more casual players, it's fun to have the heat turn up when you need that last hit and miss by a few centimeters.

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