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Gauntlet’s been delayed, and that’s a good thing

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Gauntlet, from Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment has been hit with a small delay. In my opinion, it should be delayed even more. That’s not because it’s bad; it actually looks rather spiffing as far as remakes of old properties go.

Gauntlet’s the first game to come out of the Warner Bros Vault, an initiative from the publisher to marry upcoming shining star developers with older games from its long, long list of acquired intellectual properties. It was meant to be released on September 3, but it’s been pushed back 3 weeks so the team can get the PC exclusive’s online multiplayer up to scratch.

In a press release, WB has said that the slight delay means that developer Arrowhead can “fine-tune details in order to bring gamers an even more robust multiplayer experience.” That’s a good thing. Fans of dungeon crawling will likely still be wholly engrossed in Diablo 3 thanks to the newest rebalancing patch.

The game’s new release date later in September means the game might actually get played, before gamers all over the world are swept away by October’s deluge of games. Accompanying news of the delay is a bit of a developer walkthrough, detailing the game’s four classes.

You’ve got Thor the Warrior, Thyra the Valkyrie, Questor the Elf, and Merlin the Wizard, each with his or her own strengths and weaknesses. The Warrior does the most damage, the Elf is the quickest of the lot , the Valkyrie is the toughest and the Wizard has long range magic and arms made of spaghetti.

This new reboot blends the old-school top-down horde slaying antics with more modern RPG sensibilities and things like procedurally-generated dungeons.

Last Updated: August 28, 2014


  1. Rock789

    August 28, 2014 at 08:44

    Hmmm… Interested to see how this turns out.


  2. Jonah Cash

    August 28, 2014 at 08:49

    That actually looks cool…..


  3. Admiral Chief Assassin

    August 28, 2014 at 08:49



  4. Admiral Chief Assassin

    August 28, 2014 at 08:55


    Delicious, sign me up!


    • Kensei Seraph

      August 28, 2014 at 08:56

      I remember that from the original games.


  5. Kensei Seraph

    August 28, 2014 at 08:57

    I’m glad they’re taking the extra time needed to get the game working properly.
    It’s a pity about the delay but in greater scheme of things 3 weeks is not much.


  6. Sageville

    August 28, 2014 at 09:34

    The original game occupied a lot of my time, it was awesome.

    I’d love to give it a go once it’s out and hopefully finished.


  7. UltimateNinjaPandaDudeGuy

    August 28, 2014 at 12:25

    Would actually like to play this SP… I LOVE games like this, but if I have to depend on other people’s skills and understanding I tend to get pissed.

    Weird that my most played game is DOTA though xD


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