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Bubble Tanks 3

rated 4.30 / 5 stars
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Action - Shooter - Multidirectional

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Feb 3, 2011 | 10:06 AM EST

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Dogfighter 5 Points Defeat 100 Fighters
Headhunter 5 Points Defeat 200 Deadheads
Tank Creator 5 Points Save 3 tanks to your profile
Explorer 10 Points Visit 100 bubblefields
Pro Sumo 10 Points Push 50 enemies outside a bubblefield
Boss Badge 25 Points Beat the game
David and Goliath 25 Points Defeat a Heavy Mini-Boss with a Tier 3 or lower tank
Masochist 50 Points Beat the game travelling in a straight line

Author Comments

NOTE: If you experience the sound spam issue on loading, simply close the game and re-open to fix it. We are looking into this issue. Thanks!

Bubble Tanks 1 was designed around some simple concepts: make a game that 1) allowed you to grow, 2) explore and constantly experience new things, and 3) choose your difficulty as you play by deciding how far out you want to go. Bubble Tanks 3 is the completion of that vision- New tanks will stream into your game seamlessly in the background creating a new experience and adventure each and every game.

I can't begin to tell you how much blood and sweat went into this game, but I can sum it up best with a story about our team member Jason. This past Sunday Jason was driving 2 hours from his girlfriend's place to come in to work. Michigan is very cold, and his truck hit a patch of ice and he rolled the truck over. He was upside down for 10 minutes until the police and medics could cut him out of his truck. He was alright, no scratches or bruises somehow, so when the medic asked him where to drop him off, instead of the hospital he said "Hero Interactive so I can work on Bubble Tanks!" I tell you this for two reasons: 1) God saved Jason so he could bring you this game. 2) That's how hard we ALL worked on it.

We hope you all enjoy it!


Tutorials are listed in-game. All keyboard commands can be configured via Settings. IF YOU DO NOT LIKE 'WASD', this can be changed via the settings menu!

Don't forget when in an Arena that pressing 'P' will pause and open up more options!



Rated 0 / 5 stars

PLZ HALP!!! whenever i load this game it goes through the ads then immediately says "media popup" what do i do!?!?


Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

*sigh* a true bullet hell game. At least the had finally changed the color of the projectiles if not expanded the field of view. Not nearly as unbalanced and pointless as it's previous versions.


Rated 3 / 5 stars

Feels a bit lonely... but an over all good game!


Rated 4 / 5 stars

I really like this game, I love building tanks and evolving them gradually, seeing them get stronger over time. It's quite a peaceful, relaxing game.

I am very disappointed that you can't save a game. Sadly, "used saved avatars from a previous game" only works for a day or two after playing a game before it becomes greyed out (adobe flash player settings set to unlimited local storage, cookies enabled and never deleted) and only lets you use the last tank you were on, but doesn't let you pick up from where you left off. This might be fine if it were a short game but it isn't short, and I don't honestly know anyone who has the time to play this to the end in a single sitting.

If this game had a save feature or if you could keep your "used saved avatars from a previous game" setting for a longer amount of time I'd give this a 5 for sure.


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Always a pleasure to play the bubble tanks series. There appears to be at least one bug in the tank edit screen.
- Let's say I've used 22 out of 25 tank points in the placement of items on the tank.
- One of the units already on the tank is worth 4 tank points.
- I am unable to move that item around because the "not enough points" error screen comes up.

I suspect that the mouse release function includes a call to another method that checks the gun points for initial placement., but it doesn't seem like it took the different case scenarios (two that I can see) for placement were taken into account.

Still enjoyed it though. Just thought I would point that bug out for future improvement!