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6.4
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Score Breakdown Based on 101 ratings
  1. 10 (16)
  2. 9 (11)
  3. 8 (17)
  4. 7 (8)
  5. 6 (10)
  6. 5 (16)
  7. 4 (11)
  8. 3 (3)
  9. 2 (7)
  10. 1 (2)

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  • User Rating:10

    Drink your Red Bull! Chew on Coffee Grind! Take a mysterious pill you found on the ground!! Get ready for TEMPEST!!

    A time when characters and graphics didn't really matter. A time when game play ruled supreme. The time when games were about gaming--not watching a movie, then realizing you're actually playing a game. Tempest is tru... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4

    Sounds aweful

    Looks like the old original. Sounds like white-noise sound effects of an old console game. If we hadn't just received a bunged up release of Asteroids/Asteroids Deluxe I would say that something uniquely terrible just ha... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5

    Alright

    I played Tempest once or twice on a ZX spectrum years ago at my friends house but i never played it in the arcades so im kind of new to it. Takes a bit of getting used to the controls, but they are ok. It uses ... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7

    other than pong, Tempest is the best Atari arcade game.

    Review 9: Tempest, Arcade/ Atari collection Believe it or not, I am about to make a fairly positive review about an Atari arcade game that isn't pong. It's Tempest. Released in 1980, it was a later quarter operated a... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful