|Release date(s)||28 March 2007|
Jetpac Refuelled is a shooter video game developed by Rare and published by Microsoft Studios. It was first released worldwide on the Xbox Live Arcade service on 28 March 2007. The game is the fourth and final instalment of the Jetman series and a remake of Ultimate Play the Game's 1983 ZX Spectrum game, Jetpac. The game follows Jetman as he attempts to rebuild his rocket in order to explore different planets, whilst simultaneously defending himself from hostile aliens.
The game is a remake of the original Jetpac with overhauled high-definition graphics and 128 levels. It also features competitive gameplay over Xbox Live, leaderboards, and achievements.Similar to the first instalment, the player assumes control of Jetman and is presented in a horizontal wrap around which consists of six platforms on which Jetman can manoeuvre onto. Jetman has to first assemble his rocket, which spawns in separate parts that are scattered around a map, and then fills it with six fuel canisters before taking off to the next planet, where the procedure is repeated. In addition, Jetman has to defend himself from each planet's hostile aliens, and collect valuable resources such as gold and platinum, which occasionally fall from the atmosphere, for bonus points.etman's only usable weapon in his laser. Weapon upgrades may also spawn around a map, which once picked up will give Jetman various upgrades to his weapon. Upgrades include as a wider fire spread, faster projectiles or higher damage.The player starts the game with three nuclear devices, which once used will eliminate all enemies from the screen. Jetman also has the ability to boost, which will temporarily make him move at a much faster speed, although boosts will need to recharge once they are depleted.Jetpac Refuelled features a multiplayer mode that can be played either offline using a split screen or online via Xbox Live. In this mode, the player has to compete one-on-one in a race to build and refuel their craft before their opponent does. Fuel and rocket pickups can be stolen from opponents by shooting them or by using an EMP blast at close range.Lives are unlimited in multiplayer and the winner is determined by the highest score.A version of the original 1983 Jetpac is also included in the game.