World of fantasy has always allured masses. Adding to the list of yet another fantasy-based adventure, Gauntlet is a treat for those who are a lover of this genre.
The game consists of four men namely Thor, the warrior, Thyra – a Valkyrie, Merlin – a wizard and Questor, an Elf. The player can choose any one amongst these four. Each character has a special power as well as a weakness like Thor is excellent in hand to hand combat, the Valkyrie has a good armor, the wizard is a powerful magician and Elf is fastest in movement. After choosing, the gamer has to combat many enemies as well as solve mazes. The blocks are no less, you are occasionally confronted by ghosts, demons, sorcerers, thieves, grunts, and demons. The most lethal of them all is Death who is not only difficult to destroy but also drain your health completely.
The player has to be vigilant enough to keep his health from hitting zero, after which he dies. The health meter is displayed on top of the screen. Gauntlet is a superbly set game with amazing gameplay and graphics which compliments the plot. The game can be controlled using mouse and joystick used for firing and spreading the magic.
Filled with exciting twists and turns along with an engrossing gameplay, the game won’t fail to spread its spell of magic on the gamers, hooking them the screen throughout the game.
Midway Games, Inc.
Midway Games, Inc. is a game development gompany that made the Mortal Kombat series, and a number of other great titles. Midway had a long and illustrious history, beginning with its founding over 50 years ago as the manufacturing of pinball machines under the name of Midway Manufacturing Co.