Revival Productions, the studio behind Overload and comprised of former creators of Descent, has nailed the feel of the original Descent games, and possibly improved upon them. It’s everything I want it to be, and more.
The creators of Descent present a new 6DoF shooter, OVERLOAD. Revival Productions continues where Parallax left off, creating an all-new single-player game with the look & feel of Descent. Check it out!
The grapevine has been strangely quiet these days, as the onslaught of the new Descent Underground slowly approaches in March 2016. In order to get some much needed boost of hype, the best source of info is the Descendent Studios dev team!
The Sublevel Zero is intended for hard core, experienced fans of the genre. If you cannot relate to the 8bit music and rougelike adventures - this is probably not the game that you are looking for. Go play Minecraft.
GOG had to remove Descent 1,2 and 3 from its catalog, and although the DRM-free platform allows gamers to keep their progress intact, purchasing a new copy is currently not possible. Don't despair, Descent: Underground is still available.