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App description: You are in command of a futuristic tank amid a surreal 3 dimensional battlefield.Enemy tanks are everywhere. Survival seems impossible! The best you can hope for is to take out as many enemy targets as you can before you are destroyed. Retro gamers and fans of early arcade games will appreciate this classic video game battle of machine against machine - rendered in hyper-retro 3D vector style graphics and entertaining physics modeling.

Vector Tanks Features :

* Enemies - 3D Tanks, Jeeps and mines
* Incredible physics - even flying shrapnel can take out other tanks
* Mind blowing particle system - watch the debris and shrapnel interact with the environment
* Superb iPhone specific landscape play - place a thumb on each side of the screen to control your tank
* Power-ups including rapid fire, shield and the nuke option!
* Out of this world explosions
* Unreal attention to sound detail - wear your headphones for the ultimate 80's arcade experience
* Many more features coming soon!
* In-game language automatically set to English, French, Dutch, Spanish, Italian or German
* Watch the YouTube video: http://tinyurl.com/b37sop
* Featuring music by Urbansnake!

Fans of Blue Attack, Blue Defense, Dropship, Vector Blaster and retro games in general may find Vector Tanks very interesting.

Manual is available on vectortanks.com

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Vector Tanks is developed by Peter Hirschberg and published by Chillingo Ltd

Here are some great reviews:

".. the most enjoyable retro offering to be found in the App Store. Great fun..." - Blake Patterson, TouchArcade.com Founder

If I were told to explain Vector Tanks in one word, that word would be wow. Vector Tanks is what most ports strive to become. appversity

It's a pure arcade experience and one of the best 3D games on the platform. -tech-gaming

arn's comments:


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02-16-2009, 07:58 PM
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Originally Posted by le'deuche123 View Post
Arghhhh..what is that sound??? I really hope it sounds better in person.
Sounds seems in sync and as I remember it when doing the vid.

It's motor-y / static-y but I think it's particularly good. Somehow in the YouTube vid when watching it casually it seems "too loud" - but not in person. Somehow.

The sound is solid in the game, IMHO.



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02-16-2009, 08:06 PM
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Note: the game is not yet out in the US.


Ahhh man hopfully soon its out
02-16-2009, 09:22 PM
#4
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Apparently.....

Looks like the U.S. will have to wait until midnight.
02-16-2009, 10:04 PM
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*sigh* was anticipating the game, lost my touch, now it's almost here. life sucks. well, I could be a starving orphan living out of a cardboard box in siberia, but this still sucks.
02-16-2009, 10:05 PM
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Location: charlotte
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i bet as soon as you get the new touch you will find the old one.

this is my signature people get over it...
02-16-2009, 10:06 PM
#7
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Originally Posted by Kamazar View Post
*sigh* was anticipating the game, lost my touch, now it's almost here. life sucks. well, I could be a starving orphan living out of a cardboard box in siberia, but this still sucks.
Now I'm sorry in advance really...this is really mean....did someone take the ipod from your hand and become a true warrior?

Ok not funny really sorry but I just had too, I wouldn't have slept tonight...
02-16-2009, 10:14 PM
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Originally Posted by nuggetsman28 View Post
i bet as soon as you get the new touch you will find the old one.
Probably. The universe is a sadisitic SOB.


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Originally Posted by le'deuche123 View Post
Now I'm sorry in advance really...this is really mean....did someone take the ipod from your hand and become a true warrior?

Ok not funny really sorry but I just had too, I wouldn't have slept tonight...
LOL good one!
02-16-2009, 11:04 PM
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Location: East Coast, USA
Posts: 916
Its out in the US!
02-16-2009, 11:06 PM
#10
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 548
Darn...beat me to it Peter...it is out in US though

http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=304348380&mt=8