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[Update: Greenlit] Stuck In Greenlight Limbo: ‘Hyper Gauntlet: Legacy of Nozzlethruster III’

Hyper Gauntlet - Legacy of Nozzlethruster III beta

This time the spotlight will be shining on Hyper Gauntlet: Legacy of Nozzlethruster III, a fast-paced, colorful first person obstacle course. Let’s see if we can’t help it escape the cold emptiness of Greenlight limbo, eh?

Enter the Hyper Gauntlet, an adrenaline infused manic dodge-em-up arena of high-speed obstacles and twitch reaction. Hurtle ever forwards through gaps between blue and red obstacles. With each obstacle passed your score increases, but so does your speed! Use the tactical slow motion to postpone the inevitable and rack up the high score.

Racing through tiny gaps at chaotic speeds may not sound overly exciting, but it most definitely is. There’s something appealing, borderline addicting even, about trying to set a higher and higher score in a game like this. The barrier for entry is pretty low too, as I’d say most will be able to jump right in and get started, adding to its competitive design. Ain’t all about reflexes though, as power ups – which are often genuine life savers – are also part of the mix. But for the most part, Hyper Gauntlet is a game that’ll truly put your skills to the test, as you try to get a better run going. Practice makes perfect!

So riddle me this, dear reader: why is Hyper Gauntlet: Legacy of Nozzlethruster III still struggling to get through Greenlight? The beta is available from itch.io [£2.98] and Desura [$4.99] for Windows, Mac, Linux, so it’s not like you’d be voting on a mere concept here. As such, might I recommend visiting its Greenlight page and handing over a ‘yes’, if you like what you see? Remember: your vote matters!

Hyper Gauntlet Beta 1.0 Launch Trailer