The Tank Controls wiki last edited by Zidd on 08/11/14 08:12AM View full history

Character movement in games utilizing tank controls is based on using the up direction on the Analog Stick or D-Pad to move the character forward. Turning is controlled using the left and right directions and the down direction moves the character backwards.

Tank controls are often found alongside fixed CCTV style camera angles in early 3D third-person games on the Playstation, Sega Saturn and PC when developers were still trying to find ways to control 3D games. Newer games rarely utilize tank controls because gamers find them to be unintuitive.

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