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Tempest 4000

Tempest 4000

Developed by Llamasoft and published by Atari on 17 Jul 18


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Developed by Stainless Games and published by Atari on 19 Dec 07


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Latest Tempest News

Giveaway: Bridge Constructor Portal and Tempest 4000 Retail Bundle (US ONLY)

or our next site competition, we've teamed up with at US distributor Nighthawk Interactive to give away 10 bundles containing Xbox One retail copies of Bridge Constructor Portal and Tempest 4000.

Posted 5 months ago by Dave Horobin, 141 comments

New Xbox Releases: Week Beginning July 16th, 2018

At retail, there's the latest Adventure Time title, while digitally there's a reboot of the Tempest franchise and a new ACA NEOGEO title. The remaining eight titles arrive courtesy of ID@Xbox.

Posted 8 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 13 comments

Tempest 4000 Dated for July Release

Players looking forward to weathering the storm in Tempest 4000 won't have to wait long: the game will launch in just a couple weeks, brought to you by Jeff Minter of Tempest 2000 and Tempest 3000.

Posted 8 months ago by Kelly Packard, 6 comments

Tempest 4000 Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for Tempest 4000. There are 21 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, 1 of which is secret

Posted 8 months ago by Rich Stone, 7 comments

Atari Shows Tempest 4000 and Introduces Atari Flashback Classics Volume 3

Atari has released a number of screenshots for every one of the games they had at E3, two of which are coming to Xbox One.

Posted 9 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 18 comments

Xbox One X Enhanced Roundup May 25th 2018

Microsoft has updated the Xbox One X enhanced games list this morning, with a number of new additions and changes to existing games.

Posted 10 months ago by Dave Horobin, 11 comments

PLAY Expo Manchester 2017: A Classic Returns With Tempest 4000

While retro may well be the main focus of the PLAY Expo events, modern gaming isn't left out completely. It was rather fitting to find that one of the latter titles was Llamasoft's upcoming Tempest reboot.

Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca Smith, 11 comments

Tempest 4000 Screenshots Released

In August, Atari announced Tempest 4000, a reboot of the 1980s arcade-style shooter. Overseeing its progress is Llamasoft's Jeff Minter, known for two Tempest reboots. Screenshots have been released.

Posted 1 year ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

Atari Announces Tempest Reboot

After celebrating its 45th anniversary just a few months ago, arcade king Atari has announced a reboot of one of its classic games: Tempest. At the helm is Jeff Minter, known for already producing two sequels to the 1981 shooter.

Posted 1 year ago by Kelly Packard, 14 comments

Permanent XBL Reductions for February 2013

Quite frankly, the last two months of permanent Xbox LIVE discounts were disappointing. In December, Dogfight 1942 and its DLC was reduced - more details can be found here. In January, a small select

Posted 6 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 89 comments