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Gauntlet Reboot to launch on September 3; Pre-orders are now available

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According to Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Gauntlet, the reboot of the classic coop dungeon crawler, will be released this coming September 3, 2014. The game will be available for both Linux and Windows PC.

The Steam play copy is already up and available for pre-order and the downloadable title will come at a cost of $19.99. The Steam copy is already compatible with both platforms. As an added bonus, pre-order customers will be getting a free digital comic named Gauntlet: Darkness Calls courtesy of DC Entertainment. Various retailers also have the game ready for pre-order and they offer unique in-game weapons as part of their additional pre-order bonus offering. For players who will be pre-ordering on Steam, they will be getting the Reaper?s Visage helm as well as a double headed axe known as Azkog the Demon Slayer.

The inclusive comic from DC, Darkness Calls, will focus on the story about the origin of Morak, the franchise?s hooded villain. It?s actually Morak?s gauntlet that players will be trying to survive in an effort to recover the stolen Sacred Orb. You?ll see in the featured image both the cover for the comic as well as the two items that are being offered.

Arrowhead Game Studios are the ones responsible for the development of Gauntlet and is the same company behind Magicka and Helldivers.

Gauntlet features 4 classic characters, namely: Warrior, Valkyrie, Elf, and Wizard. These four characters return, but with more distinctive play styles together with their own unique set of skills.

System requirements of the game are as follows:

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows Vista / Windows 7
  • Processor: 2.4 GHz Dual Core
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 512 MB NVIDIA GeForce 9800 / ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT
  • DirectX: Version 10
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space

Recommended:

  • OS: Windows Vista / Windows 7
  • Processor: 2.4 GHz Dual Core
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 1 GB NVIDIA 460 / AMD Radeon 5870
  • DirectX: Version 10
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space

For more about Gauntlet, check out the trailer below.

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Photo Source: Gauntlet Steam Page

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