Tempest 2000

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Tempest 2000
System(s): Sega Saturn
Publisher: Interplay
Developer:
Distributor: Roadshow Interactive (AU)
Licensor: Atari Corporation
Original system(s): Atari Jaguar
Developer(s) of original games: Atari Corporation
Peripherals supported: Saturn Backup Memory
Genre: Shoot-'em-Up

















Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Saturn
US
T-12516H
ESRB: Kids to Adults
Sega Saturn
EU
T-12516H-50
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Sega Saturn
DE
T-12516H-50
USK: 0
Sega Saturn
UK
£24.9924.99[3] T-12516H-50
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Sega Saturn
PL
Sega Saturn
AU
OFLC: G
Non-Sega versions

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Tempest 2000 is an update to the arcade game Tempest. Originally an Atari Jaguar game, it was ported to the Sega Saturn in 1996.

Tempest 2000 was announced as Tempest X in North America[4], but only the PlayStation version kept this name.

Production credits

  • Original Game Design: Dave Theurer
  • Tempest 2000 Design: Jeff Minter
  • Sound and Music: Imagitec Design
  • Executive Producer: Kerry Ganofsky
  • Producer: Christian Wright
  • Saturn Programming: Nate Trost
  • Additional Programming: Brian McGroarty
  • Executive Producer: Alan Pavlish
  • Producer: Robert Pardo
  • Line Producers: Alan Barasch, Fred Corchero
  • Manual Design: Patrizia Scharli
  • Director of Quality Assurance: Chad Allison
  • Assistant Director of Quality Assurance: Colin Totman
  • Lead Tester: Darrell Jones, Douglas Avery
  • Testers: Kaycee Vardaman, Greg Baumeister, Tony Martin
Source:
US manual
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[5]

Magazine articles

Main article: Tempest 2000/Magazine articles.

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
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Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
Consoles + (FR) PAL
82
[6]
Computer & Video Games (UK)
50
[3]
GamesMaster (UK) PAL
83
[7]
MAN!AC (DE) PAL
72
[8]
Mega Force (FR) PAL
70
[9]
Mega Fun (DE) PAL
80
[10]
Mean Machines Sega (UK) PAL
88
[11]
Player One (FR)
40
[12]
Sega Power (UK) PAL
84
[13]
Sega Saturn Magazine (UK) PAL
80
[14]
Total Saturn (UK) PAL
70
[15]
Video Games (DE) NTSC-U
75
[16]
Sega Saturn
73
Based on
12 reviews

Tempest 2000

Saturn, US
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Cover
Tempest2000 Saturn US Disc.jpg
Disc
Tempest2000 sat us manual.pdf
Manual
Saturn, EU
Tempest2000 Saturn EU Box.jpg
Cover
Tempest2000 Saturn EU Disc.jpg
Disc
Saturn, FR (Blister pack)
Tempest2000 Saturn FR blisterpackback.jpgTempest2000 Saturn EU blisterpack.jpg
Cover
Saturn, AU
Tempest2000 Saturn AU cover.jpg
Cover
Tempest2000 Saturn EU Disc.jpg
Disc

Technical information

Main article: Tempest 2000/Technical information.

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Saturn
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
596,810,592 CD-ROM (EU) T-12516H-50 V1.300
Sega Saturn
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
596,803,536 CD-ROM (US) T-12516H V1.000
Sega Saturn
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
1996-05-28 CD-R Page

External links

References


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Sega Saturn
Prototypes: 1996-05-28