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The original game of its name, [[wikipedia:Battlezone|Battlezone]] was a vector-based wireframe tank game in which players were required to destroy other tanks and flying saucers. It became notable as one of the first games to use a 3D perspective, and is known for its wireframe vector graphics and green-on-black color scheme. It was this version of Battlezone which provided the original inspiration for Activision's series, with the flying saucers analogous to the [[Furies]].
 
The original game of its name, [[wikipedia:Battlezone|Battlezone]] was a vector-based wireframe tank game in which players were required to destroy other tanks and flying saucers. It became notable as one of the first games to use a 3D perspective, and is known for its wireframe vector graphics and green-on-black color scheme. It was this version of Battlezone which provided the original inspiration for Activision's series, with the flying saucers analogous to the [[Furies]].
   
The game's popularity spawned numerous ports, rendering the game playable on more than twenty platforms over thirty years, with the most recent release being for the PS Vita in 2012. Ports for the Atari 5200 and BBC Micro were begun, but cancelled and subsequently lost.<ref>[http://www.atariprotos.com/5200/software/battlezone/battlezone.htm Battlezone] at [http://www.atariprotos.com/ AtariProtos.com]</ref><ref>[http://www.stairwaytohell.com/lostandfound/index.html?page=homepage Lost and Found] at [http://www.stairwaytohell.com/ The BBC Micro and Electron Games Archive]</ref>
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The game's popularity spawned numerous ports, rendering the game playable on more than twenty platforms over thirty years, with the most recent release being for the PS Vita in 2012. Ports for the Atari 5200 and BBC Micro were begun, but cancelled and subsequently lost.<ref>[http://www.stairwaytohell.com/lostandfound/index.html?page=homepage Lost and Found] at [http://www.stairwaytohell.com/ The BBC Micro and Electron Games Archive]</ref>
   
 
==Bradley Trainer ("Army Battlezone")==
 
==Bradley Trainer ("Army Battlezone")==
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== Battlezone (XBLA) ==
 
== Battlezone (XBLA) ==
 
In 2008 Atari again rebooted the game, this time commissioning [[wikipedia:Stainless Games|Stainless Games]] to produce a [[wikipedia:Battlezone (2008 video game)|remake]] of the original. It features both a vector version similar to the original and a 3D rendered version.
 
In 2008 Atari again rebooted the game, this time commissioning [[wikipedia:Stainless Games|Stainless Games]] to produce a [[wikipedia:Battlezone (2008 video game)|remake]] of the original. It features both a vector version similar to the original and a 3D rendered version.
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==Battlezone (Rebellion)==
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After winning the Battlezone name at auction following Atari's bankruptcy, [[Rebellion Developments]] announced a new version of the arcade Battlezone at E3 2015. This new version of the game targeted VR devices, particularly the Sony Morpheus, and aims for a PC and Playstation 3 release.
   
 
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