Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows PS2 / PC

Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows PS2 / PC
The original Gauntlet, a pioneering four-player arcade classic, ate enough quarters to fuel two decades of nostalgia. Though the latest revamped version sports a similar dungeon-crawling design and fantasy characters – elf, warrior, valkyrie and wizard – it replaces the original's infinite levels with a rather short campaign more suitable, in single-player mode anyway, for rental than purchase. But Gauntlet was never meant for solo hands and Seven Sorrows sports four-player connectivity online and off so you can kill monsters with friends. If the retro-trappings on this otherwise typical hack'n'slash aren't retro enough, then the Xbox 360's "Live Arcade" offers the original for download. (Midway)