Descent Anniversary Edition (PC, CD-ROM) Interplay Productions - 1996 USA, Canada Release

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Descent Anniversary Edition
Product ID 40421-13275
Product UPC 040421132751
Platform(s) PC
Media CD-ROM
Copyright date 1996
Publisher(s) Interplay Productions
Category(s) Entertainment, Arcade
Recommended age(s) 13+
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

It's time for your ultimate descent.
Hours of award-winning 360 degree 3-D sensory overload are waiting... for you.

Breathe deep and brace yourself for the ride of your life. You're about to plunge straight down into the most mind-bending, stomach-churning game levels ever created. Jammed into this single package are:

  • 30 Award-winning levels.

The entire original, best-seller Descent.

Start deep below the surface of Lunar Base I, where an alien race has taken over the Post-Terran Mining Corporation. Lunge straight down mineshafts, twist around endless tunnels and fight robotic menaces in an environment that's truly 360 degree 3-D. Hang onto your senses (and your lunch) on a ride that'll leave you spinning.

But don't lose your mind alone! Head-to-head combat, cooperative 2-player modem and 8-player network support let you take your friends down with you. With true texture mapping, 3-D morphing, directional sound effects and sizzling music, this is technology taken to the limit!

  • 100 Unbelievable levels.

The authorized best-of-the-best Descent levels of the World Mission Disk.

Designed by players from around the world, these are the most devious, twisted, authorized Descent levels ever created. Plunge through mines that defy physics, blast your way past enemy robots, and experience vertigo like never before- if you can handle it.

  • Plus 20 never-before-published Descent levels.

Descent Anniversary Edition- prepare for the intensity that blasts gameplay into a whole other world!

  • Blast through the original game that took the world by storm!
  • Experience levels judged best-of-the-best by Computer Gaming World.
  • Plunge headlong into more equilibrium trashing Descent levels!

System Requirements

Required CPU 386-33
Required RAM 4MB
Recommend RAM 8MB
Supports Joystick Yes
Supported Audio SoundBlaster 16
SoundBlaster Pro
SoundBlaster AWE32
ProAudio Spectrum 16
Gravis UltraSound
Supported Video VGA
Misc Support VFX1
Supported Network Modem (9,600k bps or faster)
IPX/SPX 8 Player


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