SNK’s 80s shmup TNK III returns on PS4 and Transfer

SNK's 80s shmup TNK III returns on PS4 and Switch screenshot

Here is a blast from the previous, fairly actually. Unfashionable lovers Hamster have dug out every other old skool SNK arcade recreation for re-release, as this week sees 1985 shmup TNK III made to be had for obtain on PS4 and Nintendo Transfer.

Initially launched in arcades throughout SNK’s fledgling duration, TNK III is a free-movement top-down shmup that sees gamers pilot a fearsome tank thru a warzone, putting off infantry, gun encampments and different heavy steel monstrosities en path to each and every level’s conclusion. The automobile is armed with usual device gun fireplace as neatly a a restricted collection of rockets.

TNK III was once necessarily a variant on Capcom’s standard Commando, launched the similar yr, and a precursor to SNK’s personal Ikari Warriors, which might observe in 1986. TNK III would obtain a lot of house pc ports beneath the fewer complicated moniker of T.A.N.Okay. and would even see a unfastened sequel at the NES within the type of Iron Tank. You’ll be able to take a look at a video beneath courtesy of YouTuber RetroMGV

TNK III is to be had for obtain now on PS4 in Japan and Nintendo Transfer international.

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