Game details

Game:
TxK
AKA
Genre:
Shooter
Sub Genre:
N/A
Release Date (US):
February 11th, 2014
Release Date (UK):
February 11th, 2014
Players:
1
Online Players:
N/A
Developers:
Llamasoft
Publisher:
Llamasoft
Rating:
E [Everyone]
PSU Rank:
0 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on :
0 of 0 Games
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There might be some sensory overload at the start, but once you settle in, everything comes naturally. It is the ideal old-school arcade shmup that should appeal to nostalgic and contemporary gamers alike.

We like

  • That soundtrack!
  • Beautiful wireframe graphics and particles
  • It's "One more game..." addicting

We dislike

  • Bonus rounds aren't consistent with the rest of the levels

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How badly am I dating myself that I can actually recall a time when the only way to play Tempest was in an arcade? For the uninitiated, or anyone born after the end of the 20th century, TxK is a spiritual successor to Tempest 2000. Both games were crafted by indie developer, Jeff Minter of Llamasoft, 20 years apart. The concept is simple, move your crab-like ship left and right and shoot the oncoming waves of enemies. It is t...

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