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PlayStation Store

  • US 17th Jul 2018
  • EU 17th Jul 2018
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  • Review Tempest 4000 (PS4)

    What's past is prologue

    Back when Atari’s attorneys rocked up on Jeff Minter’s farm and issued one of his prize llamas with a cease and desist letter, it seemed unlikely that Tempest 4000 would ever release on consoles. The eccentric industry veteran had planned on porting the PS Vita’s agonisingly underappreciated TxK to the PlayStation 4,...

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Tempest 4000 News

  • News Tempest 4000 Rated for Release on the PS4

    Don't be a-llama-ed

    Game development icon Jeff Minter’s public spat with Atari had a very happy ending: he’s been allowed to make Tempest 4000 for the PlayStation 4. And it looks like the title’s release is imminent, seeing as it’s just racked up a PEGI rating, suggesting that it’s (almost) ready to go. The game – which looks exactly as...

About The Game

Developed by legendary game designer, Jeff Minter, Tempest 4000™ remains faithful to the original fast-paced gameplay by putting you in control of the Claw, a powerful spacecraft equipped to destroy deadly creatures and other obstructions with rapid-fire shots on vibrant geometric prisms. Featuring fantastical graphical environments, 100 levels, three game modes, and more, you must eliminate all enemies as fast as possible to survive and compete for the highest score on the leaderboards.