The classic Gauntlet 4-player co-op action gameplay returns in a completely new experience! Play as one of four distinct heroes in an intense monster filled dungeon brawler with a combination of both uniquely built and randomly generated levels to explore.Read full description
The classic Gauntlet 4-player co-op action gameplay returns in a completely new experience! Play as one of four distinct heroes in an intense monster filled dungeon brawler with a combination of both uniquely built and randomly generated levels to explore. Battle the endless hordes of foes as you and your friends fight for treasure and glory via both local and online co-op multiplayer. Invade the Darkness this Summer on PC and Steam Machines!
New Gauntlet Experience
Classic dungeon crawling action is melded with innovative new features for the ultimate Gauntlet challenge.
Online and Couch Co-op Multiplayer
Explore on your own if you dare or play with friends in 4-player same-screen and online co-op. Your friends can become foes as you compete to see who can claim the most kills and the most gold.
Four Classic Characters
Gauntlet’s four classic characters: Warrior, Valkyrie, Elf, and Wizard return but with more distinctive play styles and their own unique skills.
Discover New Powers
Players can scour the dungeons for gold and loot to unlock mystical Relics that grant the holder deadly new abilities. But beware – if used incorrectly they can be detrimental to your party’s health!
How Will You Die?
Fiendish traps, monstrous hordes, epic bosses and even your own friends will cause you to die in confounding and extraordinary ways.
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The game is fast, dynamic, and very rogue-like, in short, life is extremely valuable here because in the event of the death of the whole team we start from the beginning. We have a gold system that allows us to buy a bit of skill and a card system that gently increases the positive chances of our characters, such as critical hit or reduced damage from specific sources. We have quite a few pretty long levels that are demanding, especially on the bosses you always have to find a way. Fun for alone and multiplayer sessions.
I got this game on discount for me and three friends, and we had an enjoyable experience. The game centers around four different classes with their own unique roles. The objective of the game is to complete dungeons and gather gems in order to progress to the final boss. As you gather more gems, your character will unlock more skills and passive abilities. The dungeons has a variety of game play such as solving puzzles, killing hordes of monsters, or running through obstacles. The dungeons were challenging and required some coordination between players. Overall, fun game to play with friends but the game felt short. Once you kill the final boss, there isn't much to do besides endless survival. Recommended to buy when on discount.
If you're a fan of the original arcade Gauntlet games then you will like this new reimagining of the game. They keep the same type of game style with a top down view with updated graphics. You get to pick between 4 different characters that have unique abilities such as Warrior, Valkyrie with sword and shield, Elf with arrows or Wizard with magic abilities and an additional DLC character you can buy Lilith the Necromancer. The maps can get a little repetitive and the game isn't very long to beat but if you have 3 other friends to play with then this is a great buy to have a fun time.
I'd been looking for a this kind of game for PC quite a while but there just isn't many where you can play in local co-op like this. So encountering this game was a nice surprise in this day and age of network multiplayer. Basically , you can choose from 4 different characters and each player controls only one. The characters are the classic wizard, warrior, valkyrie and elf. My play experience is with myself and my two kids in local co-op. The graphics are as good as they have to be, making the environment look good enough and believable. The ability to turn off gore was a plus in my book since I was playing with kids. The controls respond well to XInput controllers and its fairly easy to do what you aim to do. Sometimes the rooms tend to get crowded but that is when teamwork comes into play where you can save your friend from trouble. Especially warrior is good in helping friends from tough spots since he is able to basically axe his way through hordes of smaller enemies. What is lacking is the item customization, there isn't much loot to get or carry around. But there is a lot of fun to be had anyhow. And anyhow, there is a very limited amount of alternatives on PC for this kind of local co-op gameplay.
While the game itself is shiny and improved, it still maintains that classic Gauntlet feel. You and your friends (or, in my case, just me) against teeming hordes of monsters and it?s up to you to reduce them all into greasy gore piles, snag the gold, and get out with your lives. The levels are pretty large for what they are. It'll take you a good fifteen minutes or more per level, depending on how much of a completionist/explorer you are as a gamer. That being said, there are a ton of levels to play through. And, if you finish them all, there is also an arena mode where you can slaughter monsters to your heart's content.
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