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Arcade Video game published 39 years ago by SNK Corp.

Listed in MAME

TANK screenshot

TANK © 1985 SNK.

During the final days of World War II, the allied forces sends special forces member Colonel Ralf to penetrate an enemy base and destroy a secret weapon by driving a new prototype tank.


Game ID : A3006

Main CPU : (2x) Zilog Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM3526 (@ 4 Mhz)

Players : 2
Control : dial
Buttons : 2


Released in September 1985 in Japan.

The staff info appears on the 'TANK' letter on the title screen.

This was the first appearance of Ralf Jones, protagonist of "Ikari Warriors", and a fighter in "The King of Fighters '94" and its sequels. Unlike Ikari and KOF games, which were set in modern times, T.N.K. III is set during World War II.

Export releases:


Programmers: Hasegawa, Noriko
Sound: Tsuji
Hardware: Akitadesi
Art: Tama, Nakai, Funahasi
Producers: Mr. Oba, Bon


Nintendo NES "Iron Tank/Great Tank"
Sony PlayStation 3 [PSN]
Sony PlayStation Portable [PSN]
japan Sony PlayStation Portable (apr.21, 2011) "SNK Arcade Classics 0"
japan Sony PlayStation 4 "Arcade Archives"
Nintendo Switch (nov.7, 2019) "Arcade Archives"


Game's ROM.
Japanese pamphlet for TANK.