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'''Battlezone (2015)''' (''working title'') is a reboot of Atari's 1980 [[Battlezone|arcade classic]]. It features epic, virtual reality tank combat across huge, retro sci-fi environments. It is developed specifically for next-generation VR devices including Project Morpheus.
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'''Battlezone''' (''working title'') is a reboot of Atari's 1980 [[Other Battlezone Games|arcade classic]] announced at [[wikipedia:E3 2015|E3 2015]] as a retro sci-fi themed title for eighth-generation virtual reality devices including PC and [[wikipedia:Playstation VR|Playstation VR]] (then known as Sony Morpheus) on PS4.<ref>[http://www.battlezone.com/press-releases Battlezone is Back!] on [[battlezone.com]]</ref> Oculus Rift support was announced in September of the same year.<ref>[http://www.battlezone.com/oculus-connect-press-releases Battlezone Thunders onto Oculus Rift] on [[battlezone.com]]</ref> In late October 2015, it was announced that it will be released as a timed exclusive launch title for the former platform.<ref>[http://www.battlezone.com/playstation-vr-press-release Battlezone to Launch Alongside Playstation VR] on [[battlezone.com]]</ref>
 
It captures the revolutionary feel of the first ''Battlezone'' while providing instant arcade adrenaline with deep tactical knowledge.
 
   
 
== Story ==
 
== Story ==
''The Rotberg Corporation'': A glistening industrial complex dominating all that remains of the neon wastelands of Earth.
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The remains of Earth's neon wastelands are dominated by the glittering industrial complex of the [[Rotberg Corporation]], and humanity is enslaved, exiled and on the edge of extinction. Mankind's last hero and the planet's only hope takes to the cockpit of the [[Cobra]], the most powerful vehicle ever built, to cut through the Rotberg Corp's legions of ground and airborne troops and blast their way to a final confrontation with its metal mind.
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==Release==
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It was announced through the game's mailing list on August 17th 2016 that the game would be one of only a few Playstation VR titles to receive a boxed release, and that its release was due on October 13th. Pre-orders opened to Europe on August 25th along with the release of the Accolades trailer, and a demo of the game was included on the demo disc bundled with the Playstation VR system.<ref>[https://blog.eu.playstation.com/2016/09/06/free-demo-disc-with-playstation-vr-at-launch/ Free demo disc with PlayStation VR, at launch] on [https://blog.playstation.com Playstation.Blog]</ref>
   
''Humanity'': Enslaved, exiled and on the edge of extinction.
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On November 10th, coinciding with the launch of the Playstation 4 Pro, Rebellion announced a [[1.02 Patch (Battlezone 2016)|1.02 Patch]] that introduced an easier difficulty setting, support for the new console version, and the upcoming release of additional free [[DLC (Battlezone 2016)|DLC]].
   
''You'': Mankind’s last hero. The planet’s only hope.
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On December 21st [[Classic Mode (Battlezone 2016)|Classic Mode]] was released, revealed to be part of the free content Rebellion had teased previously through the mailing list and Twitch streams. Additional [[Skins (Battlezone 2016)|skins]] and [[Bobbleheads|bobbleheads]] were released at the same time.
   
Take control of The Cobra the most powerful vehicle ever built and experience the future of virtual reality combat.
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The [[1.04 Patch (Battlezone 2016)|1.04 Patch]] was released on March 18th 2017, and introduced a significant amount of new content. A further three bobbleheads and the [[Safari Skins Pack|Safari skins pack]] were released at the same time.<ref>[https://blog.eu.playstation.com/2017/03/14/the-6-things-you-need-to-know-about-todays-battlezone-update-on-playstation-vr/ The 6 things you need to know about today's Battlezone update on PlayStation VR] on [https://blog.eu.playstation.com/ PlayStation.Blog]</ref>
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Applications for a closed beta for the game's PC version, for Occulus Rift and HTC Vive, were opened on April 10th, to run from the 19th to 26th of that month.
   
 
== Features ==
 
== Features ==
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*Diverse environments: with distinct color palettes, scale, structures, enemy, and atmosphere
 
*Diverse environments: with distinct color palettes, scale, structures, enemy, and atmosphere
 
*Obliterate ground and air-based enemies across a huge map with procedural enemy spawn
 
*Obliterate ground and air-based enemies across a huge map with procedural enemy spawn
*Load the Cobra with a wide range of devastating weapons and awesome combat utilities. Outflank and outwit the enemy, cut through its legions of ground and airborne troops and blast your way to a final confrontation with the metal mind of the Rotberg Corp.
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*Load the Cobra with a wide range of devastating weapons and awesome combat utilities.
   
== Images ==
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== Screenshots ==
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Battlezone 01.jpg
 
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== Videos ==
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Battlezone Official E3 Reveal Trailer
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Battlezone NEW Gameplay Trailer PlayStation VR Paris Games Week
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Battlezone Pre-Alpha Gameplay
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Battlezone Official Campaign Reveal Trailer VR
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Battlezone Accolades Trailer!
 
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== Video ==
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== References ==
[[File:Battlezone Official E3 Reveal Trailer|center|600px]]
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== External links ==
 
== External links ==

Latest revision as of 16:24, January 28, 2018

Battlezone
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Information
Developer: Rebellion Developments Ltd.
Publisher: Rebellion Developments Ltd.
Platforms: PS4, PC
Details
Engine: Asura

Battlezone (working title) is a reboot of Atari's 1980 arcade classic announced at E3 2015 as a retro sci-fi themed title for eighth-generation virtual reality devices including PC and Playstation VR (then known as Sony Morpheus) on PS4.[1] Oculus Rift support was announced in September of the same year.[2] In late October 2015, it was announced that it will be released as a timed exclusive launch title for the former platform.[3]

Story Edit

The remains of Earth's neon wastelands are dominated by the glittering industrial complex of the Rotberg Corporation, and humanity is enslaved, exiled and on the edge of extinction. Mankind's last hero and the planet's only hope takes to the cockpit of the Cobra, the most powerful vehicle ever built, to cut through the Rotberg Corp's legions of ground and airborne troops and blast their way to a final confrontation with its metal mind.

ReleaseEdit

It was announced through the game's mailing list on August 17th 2016 that the game would be one of only a few Playstation VR titles to receive a boxed release, and that its release was due on October 13th. Pre-orders opened to Europe on August 25th along with the release of the Accolades trailer, and a demo of the game was included on the demo disc bundled with the Playstation VR system.[4]

On November 10th, coinciding with the launch of the Playstation 4 Pro, Rebellion announced a 1.02 Patch that introduced an easier difficulty setting, support for the new console version, and the upcoming release of additional free DLC.

On December 21st Classic Mode was released, revealed to be part of the free content Rebellion had teased previously through the mailing list and Twitch streams. Additional skins and bobbleheads were released at the same time.

The 1.04 Patch was released on March 18th 2017, and introduced a significant amount of new content. A further three bobbleheads and the Safari skins pack were released at the same time.[5]

Applications for a closed beta for the game's PC version, for Occulus Rift and HTC Vive, were opened on April 10th, to run from the 19th to 26th of that month.

Features Edit

  • Retro-futuristic graphics: offers a rich, saturated visual style that pays homage to the original vector-based Battlezone
  • Diverse environments: with distinct color palettes, scale, structures, enemy, and atmosphere
  • Obliterate ground and air-based enemies across a huge map with procedural enemy spawn
  • Load the Cobra with a wide range of devastating weapons and awesome combat utilities.

Screenshots Edit

Videos Edit

References Edit

  1. Battlezone is Back! on battlezone.com
  2. Battlezone Thunders onto Oculus Rift on battlezone.com
  3. Battlezone to Launch Alongside Playstation VR on battlezone.com
  4. Free demo disc with PlayStation VR, at launch on Playstation.Blog
  5. The 6 things you need to know about today's Battlezone update on PlayStation VR on PlayStation.Blog

External links Edit

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