Descent Reviews (Macintosh)

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Descent is a shoot-'em-up whose addictive nature cannot be denied. You are going to find yourself playing this far into the night instead of sleeping. Be warned.
Mac Ledge (1996)
In short, Descent rocks. If you have the machine, buy it. One thing you might want to add to the suggested hardware is a butt-kicking stereo system or a good pair of headphones. Once you are ready, crank it up and jam to the jam. This game is definitely action packed, although some might consider it a bit short on plot. If you require some puzzle solving to temper your violence, you may want to look elsewhere, perhaps to the Marathon series, although , in this game, finding ways to not get wasted are often puzzles in themselves. Otherwise I can think of no reason not to recommend this game. The violence is even "clean," committed against machines rather than warm-blooded critters, as if that makes any difference in a computer game.
Joystick (French) (Feb, 1996)
Descent s'avère être une bonne doomerie, avec toutefois une dimension supplémentaire qui plaira aux amateurs de carnage à grande vitesse. Mais il est réservé uniquement aux possesseurs de PowerMac.
High Score (Mar, 1996)
Descent får lågt betyg för att det inte har den där omedelbara charmen som ett bra lir ska ha. För den som orkar och kan lära sig är Descent förmodligen himmelriket.