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'Heavy Weapon: Atomic Tank' Coming to Xbox Live Arcade

by Rainier on Jan. 12, 2007 @ 12:41 p.m. PST

From the fast-action gameplay experts at PopCap Games comes the big, bold, action-packed Heavy Weapon: Atomic Tank, which will be available for download on Xbox Live Arcade beginning Wednesday, Jan. 17, at 9 a.m. GMT (1 a.m. PST).

“Heavy Weapon: Atomic Tank” unleashes adrenaline-soaked, side-scrolling, shoot-’em-up arcade action. With awesome multiplayer modes exclusive to the Xbox Live Arcade version, “Heavy Weapon: Atomic Tank” brings classic shooter excitement and explosive power to Xbox Live Arcade. Players fight through 19 story-based missions to upgrade six weapon banks, or jump into instant action with the fast-paced Survival mode. Gamers can also team up with friends and storm across enemy lines in cooperative multiplayer modes either locally or on Xbox Live*.


  • The game has three action-packed game modes:
    • Mission. Gamers play through 19 exciting missions, invading countries and beating challenging bosses along the way.
    • Survival Arms Race and War Party. Gamers try to outlast ever-increasing waves of enemies.
    • Boss Rush. In this mode exclusive to Xbox Live Arcade, players challenge all the bosses of “Heavy Weapon: Atomic Tank” in succession.
  • Intense multiplayer action handles up to four players:
    • Up to four friends can play Survival mode games locally or on Xbox Live.
    • In co-op Mission mode, gamers can roll over enemy forces with a friend.
  • Six upgradeable secret weapons
  • Nineteen missions with nukes, mega-lasers and more
  • Ability to voice-chat with friends while battling together online
  • Online leaderboards to track mission results
  • Enhanced sound effects and original score
  • Amazing enemy landscapes and graphics
  • Expanded mayhem with full high-definition widescreen support

Download “Heavy Weapon: Atomic Tank” beginning on Wednesday, Jan. 17, at 1 a.m. PST on Xbox Live Arcade.

“Heavy Weapon: Atomic Tank”: 800 Microsoft Points, rated Teen (Violence, Animated Blood)

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