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You're going down... again. If you thought Descent™ went to the edge of 360° 3D power-blasting sensory insanity, then prepare yourself. You're about to plunge over the edge, and into the depths of Descent II™.
Release Date: Feb 19, 2014
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About the Game

You're going down... again.

If you thought Descent™ went to the edge of 360° 3D power-blasting sensory insanity, then prepare yourself. You're about to plunge over the edge, and into the depths of Descent II™.

Suddenly warped into the outer reaches of the Zeta Aquilae System, your new mission sends you into the black depths of treacherous alien mines. You blast through enemy robots with powerful new tools, leaving their flaming hulks in your exhaust. Your ultimate goal: to exterminate the alien robot stronghold from the enemy Alien Base and claim total control -- it's 30 new levels of outrageous destruction.

But this time, you're not alone.

Joining you on your deadly new assignment is your loyal Guide-bot. This faithful companion rushes with you through the twists and turns of the menacing darkness, often scouting ahead to hunt down the orbs, powerups and tools you desperately need to complete your job. But beware -- raging enemies are still determined to destroy you, including the menacing Thief-bot who's set on stealing your weapons of destruction and precious powerups. Get ready -- Descent II™ is about to take you on a whole new synapse-smashing ride.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP, 7, 8, 8.1
    • Processor: 1 Gigahertz or faster
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 7.0
    • Hard Drive: 700 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Sound Blaster compatible
Helpful customer reviews
78 of 88 people (89%) found this review helpful
128 products in account
7 reviews
0.2 hrs on record
Ok, first off, you don't have to run the game through DOS Box - DX Rebirth is a much better port and works well with STEAM - read the forum post on Widescreen Support for more info.
What is there to be said about the game - it is a classic, the gameplay is frenetic, it really tests your reflexes and the enemies just keep on coming :)
Back in the day I had hours and hours of fun with Descent and Descent 2, then lost the discs and have been wanting to play this ever since. Played it again last night for just a few minutes and was hooked all over again ...
Only gripe is the price - it should have been offered for 50% off just like Descent, other than that, I have no complaints :)
Posted: February 20th, 2014
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42 of 54 people (78%) found this review helpful
531 products in account
15 reviews
0.4 hrs on record
I used to play this game alot. To a point that i knew and still kind of know most of the secrets this game offers. I always loved how this game had such incredible movement freedom....up down left right forward back and even pitch rolling. This prticular version had flash missiles that would blind near by enemys an after burner and a guide bot. This one also introduced the theif bot. ANywise the usual concept...you are a mercenary employed by the PTMC to invesitagate their mining operations. It seams some computer virus from some unknown source has corrupted their machines and its up to you to destroy the machines, rescue the workers and destroy the mines in hopes the virus wont spread. The game plays fairly well, and is alot of fun with multiplayer. This version had guided missiles and missile cams...thus you could fly a missile and chase your enemy. If you play multiplayer its even more fun. I recoomend this game to any one who likes old nostaligic games from the early 90s. I also recommand this game to people who like first person shooters with 6d movement ability. No not messing up....3d games are you go forward back and can look and maybe jump....but goin in anydrection and control pitch is 6d. If you do get this game...you might consider looking up the descent rebirth projects onthe internet, as they are special loaders that improve the gui and other parts of the game. But you still need this base game to use those things.
Posted: February 20th, 2014
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29 of 33 people (88%) found this review helpful
143 products in account
2 reviews
4.3 hrs on record
As soon as I saw Descent get released on Steam I knew they'd have to follow with Descent II. In my opinion, Descent II is one of the best games ever created. Combining the amazing 6DOF and 360x3D with even better graphics, enemies, and maps. The only really negative thing I have to say about this release is that I think they could have set it up to operate better on current systems (enhance resolution support and so forth).
Posted: February 20th, 2014
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15 of 17 people (88%) found this review helpful
16 products in account
2 reviews
8.7 hrs on record
A worthy sequel to the original. Old school gameplay at its finest.
Posted: March 1st, 2014
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12 of 14 people (86%) found this review helpful
106 products in account
2 reviews
1.0 hrs on record
Best Descent gamer ever in my opinion. Descent II was the first game of the Descent series i had ever played and it was captivating on how truly remarkable its visuals were and still are for such a classic game. Gameplay is simple and easy to control much like the original Descent with the added feature of having the ability to obtain an afterburner to give you a speed boost. in regards to the changes of visuals and mechanics of the game, it remains much like how it was in the first game but with added particle effects and a few graphical tweaks. One major difference between Descent II and it predecessor is the added music to the game, simply amazing, would be one way of describing it, but in all seriousness the music of the game comes from Mark Walk and Type O Negative and i believe from Ogre of Skinny Puppy as well. They are a collection of Industrial artists that collaborated in the makinf of Descent II's music and to great success as it adds a whole new depth to the new game, providing another punch in the intesity of the overall game. As for the added functions to the game not much has changed though there are a few new weapons and missiles one can get, as well as a few ship modifications as well. Overall Descent II will always be worth purchasing, whether it be for its incredible music or its classic, fun 3d shooter mechanics. Definitely worth every penny!
Posted: February 25th, 2014
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