Descent co-creators Matt Toschlog and Mike Kulas want to make a spiritual successor to the “six-degree of freedom” shooters they released back in the 90s. And they’re asking for $300,000 to help make it happen.
The original designers of Descent and Descent 2 are considering pursuing legal action against publisher Interplay for failing to pay royalties, they tell Kotaku.
In 1995, a video game was released that was unlike anything else that had ever come before it. And really, anything released since.
Remember Descent? You know, the sometimes vertigo-inducing six degrees of freedom shooter from 1994? Above is a teaser for an episodic, unofficial updated re-release of sorts using Unreal Engine 3, named Sol Contingency. The first episode, The Lunar Incident, will be arriving sometime this year. [via DSOGaming]
Over the past year, Berserk has returned to the limelight in a big way with a trilogy of movies based on the first arc of the popular manga. I panned the first of these movies as an ugly, inferior rehash when compared to the 1997 anime adaptation of the story. I felt that the second movie at least attempted to correct…
I'll never forget playing Descent back when it first came out. More specifically, playing the demo, which I think came with PC Gamer magazine. I played the demo over, and over. Eventually I stopped spinning around in place and actually completed the demo mission, too.
If I told you which very modern game includes a surprise Descent homage, that'd be a spoiler.
You may know Volition as the developers behind the Saints Row and Red Faction games. But its history is actually a lot longer, and more illustrious, than that.
Folks looking for a last-minute gift for fans of classic PC games might want to check out the limited-edition holiday bundles now available over at GoG.com.
More free stuff on GameTap? Sign me up. Interplay have announced a deal with the service whereby some of their older titles - like Fallout, MDK and Descent - will be made available. And not just on the subscription service or download store, either. In the totally free, ad-supported bit as well. While I imagine most…