New York, NY – Atari® — one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and interactive entertainment producers — recently announced that Tempest 4000™, the critically-acclaimed sequel to the classic arcade game Tempest®, will launch on Atari VCS and Nintendo Switch on March 22, 2022. 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 heart-pounding new gameplay features.
Watch the latest Tempest 4000 trailer here:
The original Tempest, one of the first video games to use 3D vector graphics, represents one of Atari’s hallmark titles and is considered one of the most popular arcade games of all time. It has been featured prominently across pop culture — including in Ernest Cline’s dystopian Ready Player One novel.
- A Blast from the Past: Take down hordes of enemies in this fast-paced, retro-arcade style shooter
- Pick a Mode, Any Mode: Pick from three different game modes including Classic, Pure and Survival that will push your skills to the limit
- Level Up: Progress and conquer 100 unique geometric levels by destroying enemies with various weapons and power-ups, and by earning upgrades through bonus rounds
- Scale the Leaderboards: Show off your high score in your quest to be recognized as number one
- Get Bass Boosted: Enjoy the beats of a thumping soundtrack inspired by early 1990’s techno
Atari is an interactive entertainment company and an iconic gaming industry brand that transcends generations and audiences. The company is globally recognized for its multi-platform, interactive entertainment and licensed products. Atari owns and/or manages a portfolio of more than 200 unique games and franchises, including world-renowned brands like Asteroids®, Centipede®, Missile Command®, Pong®, and RollerCoaster Tycoon®. Atari has offices in New York and Paris. Visit us online at www.Atari.com.
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