Are you ready?
Drop into a mind-bending true 3D world populated by rampaging robotic
mining droids. As a mercenary pilot hired by an unorthodox mining
corporation to deal with a robitic infestation a primary lunar mining
colony, you fly and blast your way through many levels of caverns and
labarinthine corridors. Your mission - rescue any survivors and
shut down the mine reactor any way you can. A safe return is entirely
Descent is a fast action space flight/combat game offering unparalleled
freedom of movement in all dimensions. For the first time, explore
corridors leading from the roof, high up on walls or from the floor
Given its complex polygonal 3D environment (using similar technology to
Quake), the highly optimised Descent engine produces smooth gameplay
even at high resolutions and colour depths.
Descent - You're going Down!
SA, 18Mb RAM and 50Mb hard disc for Descent 2
- StrongArm RiscPC Computer (will run on Arm710 at a pinch).
- Minimum of 8Mb RAM required, with 16Mb preferable
- Hard Disc with 20Mb free space
- 3 CD Roms - Descent, Descent audio CD, bonus PC level builder
- 100+ bonus extra levels including all the finalists of Interplay's
official Descent level building contest
- Acorn driver disc
- Collectors edition packaging
- Resolution independant graphics allow the use of high resolutions
- 16bpp and 32bpp (32,000 and 16 million) colour modes for realistic lighting and effects
- Fully texture-mapped polygonal world with polygon monsters for an ultra-realistic game world
- Stunning real-time lighting effects including flares
- All static screens run at 640x480 for extra detail
Sound & Music
- 8 channel stereo sound effects
- CD audio music and complete MIDI tracks too!
- Plays correctly written PC extra levels
- Includes a mission installer making adding and removing levels a cinch!