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Descent³

MobyRank MobyScore
Linux
...
2.5
Macintosh
82
5.0
Windows
86
4.1

Advertising Blurbs

Back of Keep Case - Windows (Germany):
    Die atemberaubende Descent-Saga geht weiter. Erleben Sie ein völlig neues Freiheitsgefühl, wenn Sie durch Schluchten und über Krater fliegen... angetrieben von einer brandneuen Fusion Engine. Testen Sie Ihre Pilotenfähigkeiten mit einem umfangreichen Waffenarsenal. Tauchen Sie in die Wunderwelt des Descent-Universums ein - ein phantastisches neues 3D-Action-Erlebnis, das alles, was Sie bisher gesehen haben, auf den Kopf stellen wird!

    MEHR ALS 30 LISTIGE ROBOTER

  • GYRO soll bestens ausgerüstet alle Eindringlinge vernichten
  • GUNSLINGER wartet erst ruhig ab, bis er seine SixGun sprechen lässt.
  • TUBBS ist mit brutaler Gewalt darauf aus, Unbefugten eine Lektion zu erteilen.
  • OLD SCRATCH ist mir rasiermesserscharfen Klauen ein Alptraum für sich

    20 DURCHSCHLAGENDE WAFFEN

  • NAPALMKANONEN brennen sich einen Weg durch die Reihen Ihrer Feinde!
  • ZYKLON-GESCHOSSE sind Hitzesuchende Pakete mit sechs Minigeschossen.
  • MASSETREIBER zoomen an Ihre Ziele heran und halten Sie in sicherer Entfernung.
  • FRAG-GESCHOSSE fegen mit schrapnellgeladener Wucht Ihre Feinde aus den Minen.

    Contributed by Krischn (258) on Mar 23, 2008.

Back of Jewel Case - Windows (US):
    The gut-wrenching Descent saga continues with more pulse-pounding action than ever before. Dive into massive subterranean strongholds and experience a whole new degree of freedom, as you careen through canyons and craters on the surface above... powered by the all-new Fusion engine. Test your piloting skills against an army of battle-drones and assault-bots using an extensive arsenal of tactics and heavy firepower. Immerse yourself in the wonders of the Descent universe, filled with new friends and old enemies, as the plot twists and turns with each daring mission. Prepare yourself for an explosive new 3D action experience that will turn your world INSIDE... OUT!

    OVER 30 CUNNING ROBOTS
    20 MERCILESS WEAPONS

    TUBBS
    Brute force with a badge, Tubbs is out to give trespassers a pounding. If you don’t watch your back, you’ll never know what hit you.

    Old Scratch
    Deadly alone. and a nightmare when in packs, Old Scratch’s razor sharp claws are more than enough to clip your wings

    Mass Driver
    Built with the sniper in mind, the powerful new Mass Driver’s telescopic range-finder zooms in for the kill while keeping you out of harm’s way.

    Frag Missile
    Scour enemy defenses from the mines with stinging flak of the chaotic new Frag Missile. Whether hiding around the corner or waiting in a darkened corridor, there is no escaping the shrapnel fury of the Frag.

    FUSION’ ENGINE DUAL-ENGINE TECHNOLOGY
    DESCENT 3’S ALL NEW FUSION ENGINE BLASTS YOU SEAMLESSLY FROM INSIDE TO OUTSIDE. MELDING A FLIGHT-SIM ENGINE WITH A BOOM-BASED, STRUCTURAL ENGINE ALLOWS THE ACTION TO RACE ON AT FULL SPEED, WITH NO INTERRUPTIONS, INDOORS… AND OUT.

    SPECULAR AND REFLECTIVE SURFACES ALLOW FOR INCREDIBLE EFFECTS. NOW YOU CAN LURK IN THE SHADOWS AND SNEAK UP ON YOUR ENEMIES.

    DEVIOUS AI IMPELS ROBOTS TO HIDE, ADVANCE, RETREAT, SUMMON BACK-UP, AND WORK IN TEAMS.

    MASTER THE UNIQUE ARMAMENT AND PERFORMANCE HANDLING OF THREE NEW FIGHTERS.

    Contributed by kcar181- (527) on Nov 28, 2005.

lokigames.com - Linux product page:
    The latest installment of the legendary, pulse-pounding Descent series is coming to Linux! Descent3, the newest member of this classic 3D series, has an all-new game engine for improved rendering and gameplay. You'll thrill to the battles in the depths of distant planets in a frenzied, high-octane 360° extravaganza.

    Descent3 features 10 new weapons, along with new air, surface and depth combat -- fight in the mines, in the skies or anywhere! You'll be confronted by new, wily computer AI, as your opponents react to your every move. And best of all, it's all for Linux!

    Contributed by Sciere (249207) on Jan 03, 2005.

Advertisement in PC Games, October 1999 (German):

    Sterben unter freiem Himmel



    » Dein Weg in den Tod wird von einem ganz besonderen Gesang begleitet: in Descent 3 geben Dir die Vögel das letzte Geleit. Denn die völlig neu entwickelte Dual-Engine bietet einen nahtlosen Echtzeit-Übergang von Indoor- zu Outdoor Schauplätzen. Aber bevor Du die ewige Ruhe findest, mußt Du Dich im Schein atemberaubender Lichteffekte neuen Feinden stellen. Zeige online bis zu 128 Gegnern, daß Du bereit bist, sie unter die Erde zu bringen.

    DESCENT 3

    DIE SAGA WIRD FORTGESETZT



    - PC CD-ROM -


    Contributed by Xoleras (66241) on Jan 01, 2005.

Unknown Source:
    The vertigo continues as the highly anticipated sequel to Descent I and II takes the mind-bending, pulse-pounding experience to another level! This time around, you will experience not only the same frenzied, subterranean shooting action, but also the thrill of flying out of the mines into the planetary atmosphere; where you can soar above the surface of the planet, engage in combat with enemy air and ground forces and use 10 new, lethal weapons to obliterate the most sophisticated robots to date

    Contributed by Cochonou (1017) on Mar 15, 2000.