Tornado Outbreak

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This article is about the video game. For the weather phenomenon, see Tornado outbreak.
Tornado Outbreak
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Xbox 360 cover art of Tornado Outbreak
Developer(s) Loose Cannon Studios
Publisher(s) Konami
Designer(s) Scot Bilas
Composer(s) Peter MCconnell
Engine Wwise
Platform(s) Wii, Wii U PlayStation 3, Playstation Network Xbox 360 Xbox live Microsoft Windows
Release date(s)
  • NA: September 29, 2009
  • EU: November 13, 2009[1]
Genre(s) Action Game
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer video game

Tornado Outbreak (formerly known as Zephyr: Rise of the Elementals) is an action video game published by Konami and developed by Loose Cannon Studios for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and the Wii. This game was announced at the Electronic Entertainment Expo on June 2009. The game has 10 levels. Co-op mode lets the player take control of Zephyr and a Wind Warrior and each player gets their own tornado. Mike Vaughn is the voice of Zephyr and Lev Liberman is the voice of Stone Smasher, Nimbus and the Wind Warrior. It was later released on PC, Xbox live, Wii U, and PlayStation Network

Plot[edit]

Captain Nimbus thinks it's time for him to step down and put Zephyr in charge. Zephyr and his friends are wind warriors And it's their job to create atmosphere on lifeless planets. It was Zephyr's Exciting time of his life and couldn't imagine it getting better Then he met Omegaton. The antimatter hero of a backwards dimension as an antimatter universe. He would've have perished if the wind warriors didn't find him. Omegaton was stripped of his 6 orbs of power and banished to space. The wind warriors first mission was earth and their first problem. The sun it's radiation is deadly to the wind warriors. However given an Lighweight Object Alamang Device or Load Starr given by Omegaton it provides shade. The Fire flyers enimes of Omegaton and now the Wind warriors......

Gameplay[edit]

As Zephyr you must tear up the environment by saving the world. The player uses new moves in order to collect elementals to progress the game and allowing the player to play co op or online co op via Internet connection.

Tornado Outbreak on other consoles[edit]

On March 16 of 2013 the PC version was available to download for free. The game was made available on Wii U as downloaded content on September 21 2015. It was removed from PlayStation Network, but can still be bought via credit card. On November 23 2011 the Xbox Live version was released, allowing players to play online.


Multiplayer[edit]

The mission for searching for Omegatons orbs of power is big enough for 2 wind warriors players Can work together or go head to head splitscreen

Coopertive[edit]

When Nimbus decides to put you Zephyr in charge of tracking the fire flyers he has a Wind warrior Who will help you. Zephyr (Player 1) and a Wind warrior (Player 2) will each have their own tornado and Must work together In Order to save the world. Players will take turns controlling the Tornado and Sheilding the Tornado! Players will share their own screen aswell.

Competive[edit]

When Nimbus decides who will be in charge it's every wind warrior for himself! Each player will get their own screen and go head to see: who can grab the most Fire flyers or who can complete the objectives in a matter of time!

Reception[edit]

The game got moderate to good reviews. Gamespot gave it 6.5 out of 10,[2] GameInformer game it 6.75 out of 10,[3] and IGN gave it 8.1 out of 10.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KONAMI DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT B.V.". KONAMI DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT B.V. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on October 29, 2009. Retrieved September 4, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Katamari-style Gameplay With A Meteorological Spin - Tornado Outbreak - PlayStation 3 - www.GameInformer.com". Game Informer. 
  4. ^ "Tornado Outbreak Review". IGN. 5 October 2009.