Gauntlet - New Release Date Announced

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Warner Bros. Interactive sent over a press release with new information the release date for Gauntlet has moved to September 23, 2014. Here are the details.



WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES NEW LAUNCH DATE FOR GAUNTLET
New Gameplay Walkthrough Video Released, Plus PAX Prime Details Unveiled
BURBANK, Calif. (August 27, 2014) - Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced today that the release date for Gauntlet, the fully modernized reboot of the classic dungeon crawler, has moved to September 23, 2014. The additional time was needed to fine-tune details in order to bring gamers an even more robust multiplayer experience.

Gauntlet is still set to arrive on Steam for Windows® PC and will offer full support for SteamOS and the upcoming Steam Machines in 2015. As a thank you for all fans who pre-ordered the game, WBIE has added a special in-game item as a bonus: The Spawn of Kerthull, a special Wizard's Robe made from dead imps, who are children of the greater demon, Kerthull. An image can be found here.

In addition, WBIE and developer Arrowhead Game Studios today released a new video that takes an in-depth look into the heroes, game modes and lore of the game. The video walkthrough is available to watch via YouTube.

PAX Prime 2014 will feature a special opportunity for an early look at the game with "The Gauntlet" -- a four-day livestream event where notable Penny Arcade personalities and other gaming / nerd celebrities will go head-to-head in a special tournament. "The Gauntlet" tourney will be held outside the Main Expo entrance in South Hall, where attendees can also get hands-on time with the game during the show. Both the tournament and participant gameplay will be streamed to the official PAX Prime Twitch channel.
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After watching some of the gameplay footage, it's hard to believe this game shares the same "M" rating as a game like GTA. Anyone know why the game is rated M?
 
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I can't wait for it to come out, it will be so fun to play.

The Magicka developers are the ideal guys to bring this into the modern age.
 
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