Official Title  Tank Racer
Common Title  Tank Racer
Serial Number(s)  SLES-01248
Region  PAL
Genre / Style  Racing  / Action

Developer  Grolier Interactive
Publisher  Grolier Interactive
Date Released  30 March 1999
Disc Number &
Printed Serial Number

Serial Number In Disc SLES-01248
Media Disc ID N / A
Number Of Tracks 11
( 1 Data Track &
10 Audio Tracks )
Approx. Image Size
( Image Format Used )
654 MB
( .bin / .cue )
Approx.Size On Disc MB
Approx. Archive Size
( Archive Type Used )
387 MB
( 1 RAR File with
2% Recovery )
Barcode Number(s)
( UPC / EAN )

From the back cover
  •    3 500339 700765 






Menus and gameplay are in Multi-5 (English, French, German, Italian & Spanish).

Tank Racer is the racing game with a difference. Developed by the Glass Ghost team at Simis, Tank Racer offers the player '50 tonnes of Fun' as they blast their way around a multitude of tracks.

Viewed from a 1st and 3rd person perspective, the ultimate aim is to win the Championship in the fastest time - if this involves blasting everything in sight, so be it! The player has to choose from a set of twelve tanks, find numerous power ups and allocate powerful weapons.

There are four distinct modes of play. The one-player options are Championship mode in which 3 Championship levels must be completed - totalling 15 tracks and Single race mode -- a race against time. Multiplayer options include Battle mode and multiplayer race mode. The single and multi player levels are played out over numerous tracks and arenas.

The Playstation version has a multiplayer option (split screen).

4 camera views: Behind Tank, Further Behind Tank, Inside Tank, Bonus View (you need to win this one!)

8 power ups:
  • Homing Missile Locks onto the tank you are aiming at and homes in on it.
  • Concussion Shell Causes a shockwave to come out from the point of impact. This shockwave causes any tank that it hits to spin off.
  • Turbo Gives 8 seconds of Turbo Aceleration.
  • Mines Drops 3 mines behind your tank, which when driven over cause you to lose control.
  • Shield Gives you a shield for 10 seconds. If you are shot whilst you have the shield the weapon will have no effect o you.
  • Alien Abduction When a tank is hit with this it will be abducted by a UFO and transported back down the track.
  • Electro Mine Causes you to loose control of the tanks turret for 6 seconds.
  • Slider Rizer This is a mine based weapon that causes the tank to slide around as if out of control.

  Manufacturer's description:

Cars and motorbikes are for wimps! Take control of your own high speed tank as you blast your opponents of the road in this hilarious action packed race game.

  • Choose from 15 different tanks, each with their own special attributes
  • Superb graphics and sound make this a game like no other
  • Choose from 20 different tracks, each with their own obstacles
  • Hilarious two-player mode for you to play a friend.

  • Third & First person perspectives
  • 3D Graphics
  • Tanks racing theme.
Number Of Players  1 or 2 Players
Number Of Memory Card Blocks  1 Block
Compatible Controllers Tested
( Official Gamepads Only )
 Standard Controller / Analog Controller ( Dual Shock Controller Compatible )
Compatible Light Guns
( Official Light Guns Only )
Other Compatible Controllers
( Official Controllers Only )
Special Controllers Included Or
Supported ( Official Only )
Vibration Function Compatible  Yes
Multi-Tap Function Compatible  No
Link Cable Function Compatibile  No
Emulator  ePSXe v1.7.0
Video Plugin  Pete's OpenGL Driver v2.9 ( internal X & Internal Y= Very High, Stretching mode: Stretch to full window size, render Mode: 2 (Use framebuffer object) text filt = 2 FPS limit= 53, Compatibility=1,3,2; Shader effects= 1 (Fullscreen smoothin))
Audio Plugin  ePSXe SPU Core v.1.7.0
CD-ROM Plugin  ePSXe Cdrom plugin
Game Pad Plugin  N / A
Vibration Compatible  Yes.
Console Bios Used  SCPH7502

  NOTE:   This is not the only possible combination of plugins. There are others that will work (better or worse) for your particular hardware. We provide you with one working set-up so that you may get the game up and running, hassle-free. Testing other emulators/plugins is up to you.

  Throttle - X Button 
  Brake - Square Button 
  Fire - R1 Button    Handbrake - Circle Button 
  Rear view - L1 Button 
  Turret Left - L2 Button 
  Turret Right - R2 Button 
  Toggle Camera - Select Button 
  Horn - Triangle Button 

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