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One of the most addictive games ever, and a downright excellent arcade conversion. Tomer Gabel (4643) 3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars

Our Users Say

Category Description User Score
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 3.8
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 3.4
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 3.9
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 3.0
Overall User Score (21 votes) 3.5

Critic Reviews

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Gauntlet could have been improved by including varied background colours and properly defined walls - the mazes are dull in comparison to the lively sprites. PC sound, as always, consists of a few bleeps and warbling effects. However, it seems that Gauntlet is Gauntlet no matter what machine it appears on.
Retro Archives (Oct 13, 2017)
À peine passable, voilà la mention que récolterait aujourd’hui cette version. Ce n’est pas hideux, mais ce n’est pas beau non plus, ce n’est pas injouable, mais ça n’est pas exactement trépidant non plus, bref, ce n’est pas une catastrophe mais c’est parfaitement oubliable.