Battle Command

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Battle Command

DOS - 1990

Also released on: Amiga - Amstrad CPC - Atari ST - Commodore 64

Year 1990
Platform DOS
Released in France, Germany, United Kingdom, United States
Genre Action, Simulation
Theme RTS, Tank, Vehicular Combat Simulator
Publisher Ocean Software Ltd.
Developer Realtime Games Software Ltd.
Perspectives 1st-Person, 3rd-Person
4.45 / 5 - 11 votes

Description of Battle Command

Battle Command was the followup to the classic 3D war simulation Carrier Command that put you in charge of an advanced aircraft carrier.

In Battle Command you command a tank. Unlike its excellent predecessor, Battle Command strips away much of the gameplay options, including priorities assignment, that made Carrier Command a classic. The word "Command" in the name is a definite misnomer, given that Battle Command is nothing more than a glorified arcade game set in a tank.

The 12 missions you will need to undertake are all very repetitive-- most of them are nothing but long, slugging matches where you face seemingly endless hoards of enemy tanks and helicopters. Despite some variety in mission objectives and weapons you can choose, most of the missions are very similar.

In short, this is a very disappointing sequel to the classic game, despite better graphics and sound. I strongly suggest you play Carrier Command instead if you don't know what it is.

Review By HOTUD

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Comments and reviews

Noobsaibot73 2018-12-25 1 point

One of my old preferred games, I'm going to play it again

Peter 2016-07-15 1 point DOS version

One of the firts games that I played back on the 90`s on a XT 8088. Really liked this game then.

Merkley 2015-12-14 2 points

It's not that bad! I mean hey, it's inside a TANK!

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Other Releases

Battle Command was also released on the following systems:

Amiga

Amstrad CPC

Atari ST

Commodore 64

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