Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows User Reviews


Gauntlet returns for better and for worse...

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.


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 ...


Same Gauntlet name, but not the same Gauntlet game.


Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows. Well for starters. The only thing that makes this a Gauntlet game is the fact that it is titled, Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows. Pretty much everything that has been featured in the Gauntlet series for years is gone. No more do we have the cool special powers like invisiblity and rapid fire that could be purchased with gold. Instead we now have abilities that you can buy which are special moves used in combat similar to something you'd find in hack and slash rpgs like Baulders Gate. They also took out the feature of being able to go back to previous levels to bulk up on go...

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