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Posts tagged “Descent Underground”

Overload Demo: New Shooter From Descent Creators

The folks who co-created Descent in the '90s have released a playable demo of Overload [official site], their spiritual successor to the fine zero-gravity spaceship shooter series. With less than three days left on their Kickstarter campaign, they're just over half-way to their $300,000 goal (£210k-ish). "Er, Alice," you interrupt, "I'm not being funny, but didn't they Kickstart a new Descent last year? It's already…

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Descent: Underground Unearthed On Early Access

Reimagining classic 90s video games is something crowdfunding platforms seem cut out for. Ah, nostalgia, what a wondrous thing. It's been some 15 years since a Descent game reached our telly screens, and 21 years since the first - a pioneering space shooter with six degrees of freedom - did the same. After barely succeeding on Kickstarter earlier this year, the multiplayer-focused Descent: Underground [official…

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Descent: Underground Is Verti-Go On Kickstarter

You wait fifteen years for a proper Descent game, and then several come along at once. Tsk. A group of industry vets have licensed the Descent trademark from Interplay and begun development of Descent: Underground [official site]. They launched a Kickstarter campaign a couple of days ago; as I write this they've already passed the 25% mark. Their pitch video follows.

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