Arcade Shooter Tempest 4000 Now Available On PS4, Xbox One and PC

By Mike Sousa on July 17, 2018, 9:11PM EDT
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Atari announced that Tempest 4000, the long-awaited sequel to the classic arcade game Tempest, is now available on PS4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam. Developed by Llamasoft and legendary game designer Jeff Minter, Tempest 4000 is a visually stunning, action-packed arcade shooter that remains faithful to the original, while adding exciting new features and gorgeous 4K graphics.

As one of the first video games to use 3D vector graphics, the original Tempest will always have a place in history as one of the most significant and popular arcade games of all time. While we added new features and enhanced graphics for today’s platforms, Tempest 4000 still remains true to the original with the same fast-paced, perfectly balanced gameplay and unique visual style.

Todd Shallbetter, Chief Operating Officer of Atari

In Tempest 4000, players are once again in control of the Claw, a powerful spacecraft equipped to destroy deadly creatures and other obstructions with rapid-fire shots on vibrant geometric prisms. With three game modes to choose from and 100 levels to conquer, players must eliminate all enemies as quickly as possible to survive, aiming for the coveted spot at the top of the leaderboards.

Key Features Include:

  • 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.

Tempest 4000 is available on PS4 and Xbox One for $29.99, and Steam for $19.99.

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