New Gauntlet Title Announced for PC This Summer
reboot has been announced for a summer release on the PC by Warner Bros Interactive. The Gauntlet
remake is set to debut on Steam later this summer, and will include full SteamOS support.
Developed by Arrowhead Game Studios (Magicka
) the game offers top down gameplay for up to four people and players can choose between Warrior, Wizard, Valkyrie, or Elf, each with their own strengths and weaknesses. Each dungeon will contain numerous traps, bonuses and unlockables, as well as an assortment of fantasy monsters such as ghosts, grunts, demons, spiders, sorcerers and skeleton warriors.
It kicks off the firm's WB Games Vault initiative, which sees paid versions of popular Warner and Midway franchises releasing direct-to-digital.
we combined the arcade style of the original game with an entirely new look and feature set that includes emergent, local and online four-player gameplay," explained Warner Bros' David Haddad.
The original Gauntlet
game was released in 1985 on the Atari and became a huge hit in game arcades. It will be interesting to see how the remake pans out and from the looks of the trailer down below looks like it follows the vein of Diablo III