WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES NEW LAUNCH DATE FOR GAUNTLET™
New Gameplay Walkthrough Video Released, plus PAX Prime Details Unveiled
27th August, 2014 - 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]
For more information on Gauntlet™, please visit:
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