by Parallax Software
Last Updated: 03/31/99
Descent II sent you over the edge into 360° pounding sensory insanity. Now Descent II: The Infinite Abyss intensifies the insanity, launching you on a headlong plunge into mind-bending 3D destruction. The best action game gets even faster with the new accelerated S3 ViRGE video chipset DOS version. The new Vertigo Series introduces 22 new levels through sewers, rat mazes, and cell farms filled with all new robots, new movies, and new music. Descent addicts can create their own harrowing levels with the easy to use Mission Builder II. Then convert your newly designed levels to play in the original Descent for hours of additional mayhem. This time, you're going ALL the way down.
Descent II: The Infinite Abyss includes:
Windows '95 Version
3D Enhanced S3 DOS Version
8 player network with real-time camera
Plunge down 30 levels in 6 different worlds
Battle 30 highly intelligent robot enemies
Arm yourself with 10 deadly weapons
Descent Vertigo Series
12 new robots
22 new levels
New redbook audio tracks
Modified AI for new bosses
All new "hoard" multiplayer game
Pulsing new soundtrack
Descent II Mission Builder
with Level Converter& Robot Editor
Create your own harrowing levels
Convert your favorite Descent I levels to Descent II levels
User-friendly operations eliminates grueling on-line clinics and editor hassles.
Over a hundred expert tools and editing options help you create levels that rival the original.
Hidden features (like Energy Drain, customized walls and triggers) give even the most expert users new options.
Think fast as selective redraw and multi-tasking features let you build in a flash.
Texture mapping view option (wait till you see this!) -Interactive Descent 1 to Descent 2 converter
Texture editor (that's right, you can now write on the walls) -Pictures of objects instead of just a name
Built in briefing screen generator (for Descent 1 only) -Palette selection (fire, ice, etc....)
Robot Workshop, which allows editing of all robot attributes.
Here are some screenshots of the game (click on the picture for a larger version):
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Descent: The Infinite Abyss - D2 plus the Vertigo add-on in one / Producer and Creator: Parallax Software / Published by Interplay Productions / This page was made by Heiko Herrmann