Excerpt: Growing up during the 80s in what John Leguizamo remembers as "the melting pot of the world," Jackson Heights, stand-alone coin-ops decorated the urban landscape. Mom-and-pop grocery stores, magazine stands, and small shops, in general, supported at least one or two machines. Around the corner from where I lived, (on Roosevelt Avenue) there boasted such an establishment where my friends and I spent countless hours playing classics such as Space Ace , Kung-Fu , and Mat...
Excerpt: If you were a fan of Gauntlet from back in the day, Gauntlet Legends brings the classic back, with a few updated touches. Inside, you'll find the familiar characters of yesteryear - only this time, with more personality. The main characters are the classic four (Valkyrie, Warrior, Wizard, and an Archer that looks very much like an elf), along with four hidden characters.
Excerpt: The phrase "Blue Wizard needs food, badly" and dozens more just like it haunted the dreams of gamers everywhere after the release of the original Gauntlet. After Gauntlet Legends was cast down into arcades, it was only a matter of time until it battled its way onto the consoles. The N64 version makes for a heckuva good time, but even with the expansion pack the graphics suffer.
Excerpt: Ever felt the need to wade through 30 levels of non-stop enemies, blasting and slashing your way past evil on your way to the climactic battle with the monstrous overlord who unleashed darkness over the land?
Excerpt: "Red valkyrie needs food… badly!" If that disembodied voice brings back any memories, then you're sure to enjoy Gauntlet Legends. The arcade game sequel to the four-player game from the Eighties is now available on Nintendo 64, PlayStation, and Dreamcast, courtesy of Midway. [N64 version reviewed here] Long ago, the incompetent mage Garm released the demon Skorne, whose reign plunged the world into darkness.
Excerpt: Der Dämon Skorne ist einer der Typen, denen man weder bei
Nacht, geschweige denn bei Tag begegnen möchte. Aber nur keine Angst. Bis Sie
auf Skorne treffen, haben Sie noch eine Menge Arbeit vor sich.
Excerpt: Gauntlet, le jeu mythique sur lequel beaucoup d'entre nous ont fait leurs premières armes, ne se lasse pas de sa résurrection et débarque sur Playstation. Un titre qui devrait replonger certains quelques années en arrière...