Android game Tank Hero battles its way to victory | Android Apps

Android game Tank Hero battles its way to victory

Dec 20, 2010

Fans of Battlezone and its ilk will feel right at home in top-down shooter Tank Hero. Strap into your brightly colored, treaded nightmare, and head into a series of eight battle arenas, each populated by a set of enemies to destroy.

Use your phone’s D-Pad (or its on-screen replacement) to drive around, and tap the screen to fire. Don’t forget to ricochet your ordnance off the walls to catch your opponents unaware.

Rendered in high-quality, OpenGL 3D graphics, the tanks are a sight to behold, and the resulting explosions look just as they should. Be sure to take a peek at the options, and try the fixed-camera type. You’ll get to see the entire playfield in one go, making maneuvering that much easier.

Offered as a free beta version, there’s lots to be excited about as the final production iteration is prepped for launch. Here’s hoping for an expanded menu of weaponry, multiplayer support, and more.

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Tim McLain

Tim McLain is a freelance writer and an online marketing manager, helping serious researchers and students find and make use of the best online content found on the deep Web. His passion for all things computers/tech started when he was a teenager, working with his twin brother to set up a C64 BBS in their bedroom.

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