Gauntlet IV Video Review

Gaming Pastime reviews Gauntlet IV for Sega Genesis. This is one of the best games in the Gauntlet series.

Developed by M2 and published by Tengen, Gauntlet IV was released for the Sega Genesis in 1993. Gauntlet IV is a remake or port of the original arcade game with additional gameplay modes. The Quest Mode is hightlight here, includes RPG elements, and is basically a precursor to what we would see in future console Gauntlet games. If you never liked Gauntlet then there’s nothing here that will change your mind. If you love Gauntlet then this is probably the best way to play the original game. It also has some of the best music from the 16-bit era of consoles.

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  1. Bob from Soiree Games on December 18, 2020 at 10:13 pm

    Great review of a great game

  2. Giuseppe Ciampa on December 18, 2020 at 10:17 pm

    Where can I play it?

  3. steve5123456789 on December 18, 2020 at 10:17 pm

    How can something be repetitive but addictive?

  4. bpo1975 on December 18, 2020 at 10:18 pm

    Technically, the true precursor to having a quest mode in the Gauntlet games was the Tengen Gauntlet for the 8-bit NES. Gauntlet III for the home computers would expand on the quest concept and introduced the isometric view that we later saw in Gauntlet Legends and Legacy.

  5. Jay Black on December 18, 2020 at 10:19 pm

    "But for normal people, death will be frequent . . . "
    True; and priceless . . .

  6. Intuitive Druid on December 18, 2020 at 10:34 pm

    I honestly had no clue there was this much to talk about with this game lol. Great review! Ty!

  7. becomeanolive1 on December 18, 2020 at 10:35 pm

    Best Gauntlet game, the Battle Mode is a blast!

  8. Joey Ford on December 18, 2020 at 10:38 pm

    The music for this game is composed by Hitoshi Sakimoto and Masaharu Iwata, the same two guys that composed Final Fantasy Tactics.

  9. Christopher Noel on December 18, 2020 at 10:38 pm

    First time watching a *Gaming Pastime* video. Great stereo sound for the Gaming Pastime logo.

  10. Erock Hannibal on December 18, 2020 at 10:40 pm

    Gauntlet Sega Genesis version has ASWOME MUSIC AND SOUND
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  11. M J on December 18, 2020 at 10:56 pm

    Just started playing this and I’m already a fan. Great video.

  12. echelon2k8 on December 18, 2020 at 11:00 pm

    Hope this comes to the upcoming Genesis/Mega Drive Mini… Not holding my breath, though.

  13. Kevin Lowe on December 18, 2020 at 11:05 pm

    I love more modern gauntlet games but do not think this ones for me.

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