magazine advertisement (US):
THE #1 ARCADE HIT!
Advertisement in COMPUTE!, March 1988:
Experience the fantasy that is GAUNTLET(r). The unique two-player option lets you compete against a friend or join forces to defeat the swarming monsters. Choose Thor, Merlin, Thyra or Questor as your hero. Explore over 90 mazes for treasures and magic potions. Use the convenient password feature to move up to an advanced level. GAUNTLET. It's the ultimate sword-and-sorcery adventure.
(Source: inside front cover of "Starman" issue 1, October 1988.)
Contributed by Pseudo_Intellectual (42295) on Mar 03, 2008.
From the back cover:
CAN YOU CUT IT?
Can you handle the excitement of the hottest arcade megahits?
Then cut out these name plates, mount 'em on your monitors and boot up Gauntlet and Paperboy from Mindscape. That's all you need for absolutely outrageous arcade action, right at home.
You'll get real arcade graphics. Real arcade feel. Real arcade excitement. After all, these are based on the real arcade classics. So get set, get psyched for the arcade to hit home. Just pick up new Gauntlet and Paperboy. That is, if you think you can cut it.
Mindscape takes the arcade home.
Contributed by Belboz (6578) on Oct 14, 2001.
The arcade sensation comes home
This is it. The game everybody's been waiting for, Gauntlet, the most successful arcade game of all time has come home. And it brings with it all the characters, dungeons, traps, treasures, and excitement you loved in the arcades.
- Thor, Thyra, Questor, and Merlin together again.
- Ghosts, grunts, demons, lobbers, sorcerers, and Death.
- Potions, magic, keys, treasure, traps, transporters, and more.
- All the levels you know and love from the arcade.
- Two player, join at any time, play system.
- The action, sound, and animation of the arcades on your home screen.
Contributed by Belboz (6578) on Sep 16, 2001.