THE GOOD: Online play is finally available! Multiplayer for up to 4 players. Lots of familliar Gauntlet-style gameplay elements.
THE BAD: Subpar sounds and voice acting. Complex controls. Extremely repetitive gameplay. Very short. Saving games and characters is unusually difficult.
SUMMARY: The latest game in the heralded Gauntlet franchise, Seven Sorrows attempts to combine the classic Gauntlet style of gameplay with updated 3D graphics, RPG & action elements, and correct one of the series' biggest flaws-lack of online play. The storyline slightly changes form previous games-this time the 4 heroes have been summoned to undo the seven sorrows that a powerful magician has done in order to make what's wrong right again.
The graphics are surprisingly average. While the cutscnes and movies are well-detailed, everything else looks rather drab and uninspired, really lacking in color and detail with some notable rough edges. The frame rate is generally smooth without noticeable slowdown despite ...