The dungeon crawler video game genre really does owe it all to 1985’s Gauntlet. The top down multiplayer title has been copied ever since with similar titles in the action/RPG genre, most notably the new genre king, Diablo III, which has built upon Gauntlet’s sturdy foundations.
So yes, if you’re a retro fan or recently found yourself absorbed by the world of Diablo III on PC or consoles, there’s certainly fun to be had with this PS4 update of the recent PC remake. The graphics are slightly shinier than the PC version and there are new items to unlock, but realistically, there’s no reason to double dip unless your mates never wanted to play on PC. Continue reading Gauntlet: Slayer Edition Review – Too old school?
Rinsed every last bit of loot from Diablo III, PS4 gamers? Then you’ll want to take a look at the return of a legend as Gauntlet makes its PS4 debut. Gauntlet: Slayer Edition launches tomorrow for £15.99 on PS4, giving you and three pals the chance to adventure through the new version of the recent PC remake.
The Slayer Edition comes with fresh abilities, extra character customisation and optimised visuals, which should see the game outshine the original PC release. The original Gauntlet’s top-down multiplayer goblin basher was a huge influence on the action RPG genre and we’ve been waiting for this remake to hit consoles for a while now. Hungry for more? Check out the launch trailer below. Continue reading Gauntlet: Slayer Edition out tomorrow on PS4