Top 12 Tank Games That Are Amazing

12 Tank Games That Are Amazing
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Top 12 Tank games that are amazing

Fun fact, Swedish Power Metal band Sabaton collaborated with Wargaming and have their own tank in the original World of Tanks.

Tanks are a big part of the military. The first tanks rolled out during World War One in 1917, England was the first nation to utilize theses rolling death machines.  Tanks play a pivotal role in modern gaming. Whether they’re power-ups, laying around on the battlefield, or causing mass destruction across the globe. These are the top 12 tank games that are amazing.


12. Crossout (PS4, Xbox One, PC)

Crossout Launch Trailer

In Crossout, you craft your unique tank and take it to the battlefield in a fierce PvP experience. Destroy your opponents to earn parts and weapons to make your tank genuinely unique. Take on the desert wasteland as you strike fear into your enemies.

Armed to the teeth: Upgrade your vehicle with spikes, tire traps, guns, and other crazy things to fit in with this crazy world.

Targem games do a fantastic job of giving us a Mad Max-Esque world with the chaos of gameplay from Twisted Metal. Crossout is free to play across all platforms. There’s no excuse not to check it out.

Total CARnage: Divide up into two teams and work together to eliminate the opposing side.

11. World of Tanks Blitz (Android, PC)

World of Tanks Blitz Trailer

Not to be confused with the original World of Tanks. World of Tanks Blitz initially released for the android, the game keeps key concepts from World of Tanks it has certain features that make it different from its PC counterpart.

The More the Merrier: Choose between a wide range of different tanks. From large tanks to small ones, each customizable with their unique drivers and crew.

The blitz version has more tanks to choose from and utilizes a smart aiming system to make up for the sluggish aiming on mobile devices. World of Tanks Blitz is also free to play, so jump on into your tank and dominate the field.

A friendly interface: With the transition to mobile, World of Tanks adopted a very user-friendly and touch-based interface that’s easy to understand.

10. War Thunder (PS4, Xbox One, PC)

Are tanks becoming too dull? Do you want more options? Look no further than War Thunder. War Thunder offers tank warfare, aviation, and naval battles all on the same battlefield. Every vehicle you enter is historically accurate. From tanks, air crafts, and battleships, it’s your choice what you pilot.

Ditch the guns and mount up: War thunder doesn’t include your typical infantry playstyle; instead, it mainly focuses on vehicular combat.

Choose from more than 1000 historical different planes, helicopters, tanks, and battleships in this PVP battlefield. Each vehicle has a considerable variation of weapons and explosives at your disposal.

Warships, Planes, Tanks, oh my: It’s a free for all between all types of vehicles. Battleships will try and take out the planes, while the air crafts plan an aerial strike, and the tanks unleash a bombardment upon the battleships.

9. Steel Armor: Blaze of War (PC)

Steel Armor: Blaze of War

Ever have the dream of operating your tank? Well, now you can. In Steel Armor: Blaze of War. You’re in control as you flick switches and push buttons to operate your very own tank. Operate from the driver seat or the gunner seat to achieve your mission.

 You are the driver: You manage your iron menace as you lay waste to the battlefield. Don’t feel like driving? No problem, you can always switch to the gunner seat.

You may only have three tanks to choose from, but  Where the game lacks in vehicles, it makes up for in replayability and mission types. There technically is not a fixed mission system like other games of this caliber. The player creates their mission and clears objectives based on that.

Create a path of destruction: Use your war machine to strike fear into your enemies. Make them regret crossing you.

8. Company of Heroes 2 (PC)

Choose your army and plan your strategy. Every move could be your last. Command infantry, air crafts, anti-air artillery, and of course tanks. Think smart and achieve victory. Your squads rely on you.

Play smart: You’re the one with the plan, the strategy you come up with will be the plan your units execute. Don’t lead them on a suicide mission.

Play on a familiar battlefield as you fight across an XCOM styled World War II. Don’t get cocky, the last thing you want to do is have your infantry go up against a tank.

Be a force to be reckoned with: If you have the winning strategy, your opponent will know it, and they won’t want to be on the other side of your tank. Try not to get overwhelmed.

7. Men of War: Assault Squad 2 (PC)

Set during the battles of World War II, you take control of any unit you like and play like it’s a third-person shooter. Includes, but not limited to, infantry, tanks, and air crafts. Play with your friends with eight-player co-op, Or destroy your friends in PvP with 65 maps, five game modes, and more than 250 units and unique soldiers at the player’s disposal.

So many options, so little time: You got tanks with 88-millimeter cannons, tanks with missile launchers on the top of it. The possibilities are almost limitless.

A strategy is essential as one false move will blow a giant hole within your forces. This RTS is filled with content for you to play and is ever-growing thanks to modders within the steam workshop.

An ever-growing battlefield: Thanks to the steam workshop and the fantastic modding community, the map variety is limitless. No battlefield will go untouched.

6. ShellShock Live (PS4, Xbox One, PC)

Ever wondered what would happen if the worms from the worms franchise got a hold of tanks? Well, the result would be ShellShock Live. This colorful neon themed game has two players go up against each other, with their tanks outfitted with different weapons.

Destroy Everything: Don’t just destroy your enemy. Demolish them, destroy the terrain around them, causing them to fall to their death or pierce the walls they hide behind. The choice is yours.

With more than 250 weapons to choose from, There’s a certain depth of strategy applied. Do you use the ricochet shells to enclose your opponent in a volley of blasts? Or do you use the drill shot to pierce the landscape and sneak up on the unsuspecting? Whatever the case, you’ll no doubts have a blast with friends in this chaotic tank shooter.

Stylistic destruction: There is a wide array of weapons to unlock and outfit your tank with. From fireworks to tsunamis. If you think of it, it’s probably a weapon.

5. Tank Mechanic Simulator (PC)

There’s a simulator game for everything these days isn’t there? The developers of Car Mechanic Simulator have returned and gave us Tank Mechanic Simulator. This time around, though, you’ll be excavating tanks from World War II. Bring them back to your shop and swap out parts to make the tank operable. Then curate it within your museum.

Break it down to build it back up: Find buried tanks in the field then bring them back to be recreated as operable replicas or create your creation.

Tired of that rusty and worn out look of the tank? Give it a makeover by applying your style with multiple colors, primers, and metallic and chrome paints. In Tank Mechanic Simulator, you can make these tanks your own.

Some Assembly required: Swappable parts allow you to either upgrade the tank. You can also save the components to use on your creations.

4. Graviteam Tactics: Mius-Front (PC)

Graviteam Tactics: Mius-Front Trailer

Graviteam Tactics: Mius-Front can be one or two games. It can be a turn-based strategy game where you command a battalion of tanks. Or it can be a real-time strategy game that puts you in the pilot seat as you challenge the opposing forces.

Real enough for you: The Mius –front uses real landmarks and environments to immerse the player in this realistic military shooter fully. 

Tanks, vehicles, and the 140 square kilometers of land are authentic and historically accurate to the World War II setting. Emerge victorious in the real battle for iron supremacy.

Real-time or turn-based? Your choice: Graviteam allows you to choose whether you want to play in a turn-based scenario? Or a more traditional real-time strategy game.

3. Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad (PC)

Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad Trailer

Red Orchestra 2 places you in the heart of World War II. The battle of Stalingrad, Germany, and Russia battle to the death. Mount a tank and receive a full piloting experience as you drive a fully 3D rendered tank with an AI crew at your disposal.

Choose your role as you operate the massive tank: You can drive the tank itself, load, or the turret or fire the shell at the enemy. Whatever you choose, the tank relies on your expertise.

There’s more to Red Orchestra than just tanks, though. It’s also about guns. Choose from a wide assortment of historically accurate weapons. Machine guns, pistols, shotguns, sniper rifles. You name it. Claim the battlefield your way in one of the deadliest conflicts in World War II history.

2. Arma 3 (PC)

Arma 3 is a vast multiplayer sandbox that throws you into the modern days of warfare. You control a massive collection of infantry, armored vehicles and, air crafts. Arma is one of the most realistic shooters ever made. In Arma 3, there are dynamic weather changes with a real-time day and night cycle. The fog actually inhibits your view, and bringing along night vision will help aid you in combat.

Armed to the teeth: Arma gives you a wide variety of weapons, vehicles, and other military tools.

There is a deep level of strategy integrated as you have multiple defensive positions. More than 15 different poses for your character are available. These options help when choosing cover. Just because you’re out of the line of sight doesn’t mean that you’re safe. With the right tools and the right weapon, that bullet might pierce through that weak, drywall you’re hiding behind.

Deep Military Strategy: With 40+ weapons to use with all sorts of different attachments and upgrades. Vehicles are authentic to actual vehicles in modern warfare today.

1. Battlefield V (PS4, Xbox One, PC)

Battlefield V features large scale battles set during the conflicts of World War II. While the game mainly focuses on multiplayer, there is a single-player campaign that players can play through.

Finders keepers: If you happen to stumble upon a tank or vehicle while playing, that tank is yours until you leave, or it gets destroyed. Drops like these have become a staple in the Battlefield series.

Some game modes allow you to play a 64 person match, which boils down to four teams of 16 players. That’s a lot of shooting. If that’s not your thing, though, you can play other modes like a pure team deathmatch or different smaller modes. They also have a battle royal that you can play. We all love a good battle royal.

Let’s co-operate: Some tanks require more than one person to operate. Some need people on the side guns to cover their flanks.

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