Tempest 2000

released in 1994 published by Atari
  • libretro Sega Saturn version

Turn out the lights, turn up the volume and prepare for a mind-blowing assault on the senses. Once your neurotransmitters get a taste of the hypnotic rhythms of 100% pure techno-rave, you'll be hooked...Unable to escape the rush of blasting Flippers and Demon Heads as enhanced 3D polygons, screaming particle displays and hyperdelic Melt-O-Visionâ„¢ graphics warp you into the ultraviolent 64th Dimension...

Tempest 2000 is a tube shooter video game originally developed by Llamasoft and published by Atari Corporation for the Atari Jaguar in North America on 13 April, 1994. Taking control of the claw-shaped Blaster spacecraft from the original game, the player has to survive and travel across multiple levels until the end in an intergalactic war, battling against a variety of enemies that appear on the playfield. Originally an exclusive for the Jaguar, Tempest 2000 was ported to MS-DOS, Macintosh, Sega Saturn, and Windows, each with several changes and additions from the original version.

A port entitled "Tempest X3" was released for the Sony PlayStation in 1996, with updated graphics and sound, although the following gameplay differences from the original version were identified by Jeff Minter in a Usenet post.

  • Genre: Shooter
  • Platform: Atari Jaguar, Mac, Sega Saturn, Windows


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