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  • Review: Gauntlet

    Review: Gauntlet

    I’ve mentioned in many previous reviews how the arcade game Gauntlet was a part of my formative gaming years. Recent titles like Sacred 3 and Hammerwatch have attempted to capture that same magic with various degrees of success. Now Arrowhead Game Studios, the developer behind […]

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  • Gauntlet Reboot Launch Pushed Back a Few Weeks (But Maybe a Wizard Robe Made of Dead Imps Will Cheer You Up)

    Gauntlet Reboot Launch Pushed Back a Few Weeks (But Maybe a Wizard Robe Made of Dead Imps Will Cheer You Up)

    If you were getting all hyped up for next week’s planned September 3rd Steam PC launch of Arrowhead’s modernized Gauntlet reboot, I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but the game has now been delayed until September 23rd to “fine-tune details in order […]

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  • E3 2014: Arrowhead’s Gauntlet Reboot Gears Up for E3

    E3 2014: Arrowhead’s Gauntlet Reboot Gears Up for E3

    The Gauntlet reboot from the creators of Magicka is shaping up to be a co-op dungeon crawling blast from the past with just the right amount of modern flair. As highlighted by the E3 gameplay trailer, the new Relics system will allow players to unleash […]

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  • Gauntlet Reboot Pre-Orders Include Digital Comic, In-Game Bonus Gear

    Gauntlet Reboot Pre-Orders Include Digital Comic, In-Game Bonus Gear

    That modernized Gauntlet reboot from Arrowhead Game Studios we heard about a couple months back now has a launch date and a pre-order campaign. Gauntlet will release September 3rd for $19.99 via various PC digital download platforms. A digital comic by DC Entertainment titled Gauntlet: […]

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  • Magicka Creators Working on Modern Gauntlet Reboot

    Magicka Creators Working on Modern Gauntlet Reboot

    It’s another lousy, snowy Monday here on the east coast, but this news just made my day. Gauntlet is getting a modern reboot, and it’s being made by Arrowhead Game Studios, the same crew behind the awesome cooperative spellcasting action-adventure game, Magicka. Talk about a […]

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  • Review: Magicka: Vietnam

    Review: Magicka: Vietnam

    Back when I reviewed Magicka in early March I made a strong case that you should buy this game immediately! Now that the Vietnam DLC is out … I am struggling a bit with what to recommend. To put it in perspective, I started writing […]

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  • Review: Magicka

    Review: Magicka

    As a long-time PC gamer I have become accustomed to having games patched after release. Sometimes a patch or two goes a long way towards solving issues, but other times the patches are too long in coming or don’t resolve the main issues. Occasionally you […]

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  • Arrowhead’s GDC Magicka Surprise is…Vietnam DLC!?

    Arrowhead’s GDC Magicka Surprise is…Vietnam DLC!?

    Wait, what!? Magicka in Vietnam. Really? REALLY? Yes, really! A couple weeks back, Paradox Interactive and Arrowhead Studios promised a HUGE Magicka surprise to be revealed at the Game Developers Conference. Well, GDC is here, and with it has come the surprise of a lifetime: […]

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