WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES NEW LAUNCH DATE FOR GAUNTLET™
New Gameplay Walkthrough Video Released, plus PAX Prime Details Unveiled
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (WBIE) announced today that the release date for Gauntlet™, the fully modernized reboot of the classic dungeon crawler, has moved to the 23rd September, 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.
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, http://youtu.be/QLm8D4f8njo and for download http://games.premiercomms.com/pics.asp?i=3101.
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.
Participants in “The Gauntlet” tournament include:
- Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik, founders of Penny Arcade and the PAX Tradeshows
- Bestselling fantasy author Pat Rothfuss
- Hosts and Web Sensations Morgan Webb and Graham Stark
- Webcomic creators Scott Kurtz, Kris Straub and Katie Rice
- Nerdcore rap artist MC Frontalot
- Musician-comedians Paul And Storm Angry Joe Show’s Joe Vargas
- YouTube gamer Jesse Cox
- GTNews’ Andrea Rene
- IGN’s Greg Miller
- Nerdist’s Jessica Chobot
- Electric Playground’s Jose Sanchez
PAX Prime attendees and Twitch viewers can check out “The Gauntlet” tournaments at the below times:
Game Preview and Tournament Pre-Matches
Friday (29th August) – 6:30pm – 8:30pm PDT [2.30am – 4.30am]
Saturday (30th August) – 3:00pm – 5:00pm PDT [11.00pm – 1.00am]
Sunday (31st August) – 6:30pm – 8:30pm PDT [2.30am – 4.30am]
Main Event – Tournament Finals
Monday (1st September) – 11:30am – 1:30pm PDT [7.30pm – 9.30pm]
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