You could look at TxK and pass it off as a simple indie game that harks back to the arcade shooter days of old. However, dismissing it as such would not account for the history and significance behind it. Jeff Minter, the game’s creator, has been in the industry since 1982, and is arguably best known for his 1994 remake of Tempest, which he fittingly dubbed Tempest 2000. This latest PlayStation Vita release re-explores the ideas first introduced in that Atari Jaguar favourite – but does it rise above its 20-year-old predecessor’s legacy, or does it fail to live up to the classic’s legendary status?

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