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Tempest 4000 review - Atari's hypnotic but rough-edged tunnel shooter

1 month ago   |   By VentureBeat

REVIEW: British indie developer Jeff Minter became a legend after coding the Atari Jaguar game Tempest 2000, transforming Dave Theurer's 3D wireframe shooter into a cartridge-based rave. Trippy visuals, an incredible electronica soundtrack, and addictive gameplay made the sequel more memorable than its inspiration. Tempest 4000 is the PlaySta...
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Tempest 4000 finally lives after delays, legal threats-but what's up on PC?

Tempest 4000 finally lives after delays, legal threats-but what's up on PC?

1 month ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / This is a 2018 title screen, we swear.
Ever since 1994's Tempest 2000 , British game developer Jeff Minter has been inextricably linked to Atari. Published by Atari for its Jaguar system, Tempest 2000 was easily among that notorious console's best, and it combined the spirit of the original Tempest with power-ups, psychedelic designs, and twitchy, controller-friendly action .
But that Atari link has grown sour in recent years, with Minter publicly decrying the current "company" (which he chidingly calls "Infogrames," since that was the company's name before it bought Atari's...
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