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It was preceded by ''[[Tank]]'' in 1974, a two-player game in a sit-down cabinet orientation, and ''[[Tank II]]'' in 1975, a two-player game in an upright cabinet orientation. It was followed by ''[[Ultra Tank]]'' in 1978, a two-player game in an upright cabinet orientation.
 
It was preceded by ''[[Tank]]'' in 1974, a two-player game in a sit-down cabinet orientation, and ''[[Tank II]]'' in 1975, a two-player game in an upright cabinet orientation. It was followed by ''[[Ultra Tank]]'' in 1978, a two-player game in an upright cabinet orientation.
  
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Latest revision as of 11:19, 14 June 2019

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Tank 8
Developer Atari
Publisher Atari
Systems Arcade
Released 1976
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Tank 8 was an arcade game that was developed and released by Kee Games, a subsidiary of Atari, in 1976. It ran on a board set with a Motorola 6800 central processing unit (CPU).

Story

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Tanks drive through a maze, while shooting tanks and at the same time, avoiding being shot by the other tanks.

Up to eight tanks can navigate through the maze firing shots, which makes it harder to avoid being shot. The controls are around a rectangular sit-down cabinet, with four controls on each side and four at the corners.

The goal is to destroy the other tanks and to become the last tank standing.

History

Tank 8 is the third game in the Tank series. This series was developed by Kee Games, a subsidiary of Atari, and was the only game by Kee Games to be an original concept rather than a clone of an existing Atari property.

It was preceded by Tank in 1974, a two-player game in a sit-down cabinet orientation, and Tank II in 1975, a two-player game in an upright cabinet orientation. It was followed by Ultra Tank in 1978, a two-player game in an upright cabinet orientation.