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Atari’s Tempest 4000 blasting onto consoles later this month

Most gamers (who are old enough) have pretty good memories of Tempest 2000. Not seen for some time, now the series is making a comeback with Tempest 4000.


When is 4K… 4K? When we’re talking about the latest entry in the classic shooter series. The electronica-infused title is making a comeback this month, landing on the Xbox One, PS4, and PC courtesy of Atari. And yes, Tempest 4000 will be in 4k, adding a whole new level of detail to the blastathon.

How about some “key features”?

  • Arcade Style Shooter: Blast down hordes of enemies in this fast-paced, arcade style shoot ‘em up.
  • Unparalleled Graphics: Experience Tempest 4000’s mind-blowing graphics in beautiful 4K resolution.
  • Multiple Game Modes: Pick from three different game modes including Classic, Pure and Survival that will push your skills to the limit.
  • Level Up: Progress and clear through 100 unique geometric levels by destroying enemies with various weapons and power-ups, and earn upgrades through bonus rounds.
  • Climb to the Top of the Leaderboards: Post your high score in your quest to be recognized as number one on the leaderboards.
  • Retro Techno Soundtrack: Enjoy the beats of a thumping soundtrack inspired by early 1990’s techno.
  • Old School Gameplay: Feeling nostalgic? Relive the traditional gameplay of the original Tempest with enhanced graphics on current generation consoles.

Ready to dive back into Atari’s world of color-blasted geoms? Mark your calendars, Tempest 4000 arrives on the 17th of this month.

About Jason

Jason's been knee deep in videogames since he was but a lad. Cutting his teeth on the pixely glory that was the Atari 2600, he's been hack'n'slashing and shoot'em'uping ever since. Mainly an FPS and action guy, Jason enjoys the occasional well crafted title from every genre.

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