Honoring our promises!
Hello Descenters !
The long, long...loooooonnnnnnnggggg wait is about over. :)
As we promised last year, you will soon be getting your hands on the reimagined Descent! Very soon, our... Read more
Time to heat it up!
Thank you all so much, the journey and wait is about over.
We have been a bit quiet, but it is time for that to end, and for... Read more
Solar Warden needs our help!
Hello fellow Descenters!
We have some friends that are doing a pretty cool Six Dof game that needs our support.
Solar Warden is done by some friends of ours, and... Read more
Ships, ships and more ships. oh my!
Fasten your seatbelts,
We’re going to talk about ships! Those of you who were with us during the Kickstarter might remember that giving ships an upgrade path with... Read more
Some fun stuff to see!
A quick look at some of the cool new stuff we have coming this summer.
See you all in the mines!
Studio update Feb 2, 2018
Prepare… for… update!
The game keeps getting better and better, plus it’s getting awfully crowded in the Bunker. Check it out- our old buddy BlueDog has come back in... Read more
Little Orbit signs Descent: Underground
We have partnered with Little Orbit, which will allow us to deliver above and beyond what we promised on Kickstarter.
When we took on this project, we knew the challenges... Read more
Update - long time coming
Some of you have asked why we have been far less active these last few months. In fact, we owe you an update.
We took a... Read more
New Map - updated balance - more fun!
Thank you for helping us bring Descent back from the grave, together we have taken the risk and hopefully others will now get to enjoy the fun of... Read more
Holiday Build, Auto leveling, radar and so much more
Hello Kickstarter backers!
We just released a new build with lots of fun stuff, you can read more about it here.
Or if you want to check it out, we... Read more
New build - Rear View, IFF and so much more.
New quality of life build is out - read all about it here.
This is your LAST CHANCE to get your copy of Descent Underground!
Nah, not really, but we do need you to link your Kickstarter account and to get the game and start playing. There are still 912 of you slackers out there,... Read more
Survival Single player and Survival Co-op is now out!
Also Miner Mayhem where you rescue the guy above - and he might be a little surly when being rescued, read all about it with all the cool... Read more
Co-op Vs AI is now live
Yes, that is right you can now play vs AI/bots in Co-op mode with some new harder AI.
You can read all about it here.
Survivor and a... Read more
Are you ready for some Co-op?
This week we have been slammed chasing a particularly nasty bug, but it is almost squashed, and Co-op is on the horizon.
Read all about it and where we are... Read more
Descent: Underground - Production update
What is going on with Descent Underground? It turns out - a whole lot.
Head on over to Wingman's blog to get all the new stuff on the... Read more
New Proving Grounds Build is live.
If you have Proving Grounds access, we have a new build we would like you to test.
You can read all about it on our website, or clicking... Read more
New build, a Fusion cannon, new specials, bot AI - check it out!
We have a new build out today - and it adds tons of new stuff, click here to read all about it.
Oh, and that bot? It crawls... Read more
Update on Descent: Underground
Hello fellow Descenters!
Just dropped by to give you guys a heads up about what is going on with our game.
You can read about where we are and see... Read more
VR for Oculus & Vive, Skylab Map, Smart Missile - so much more!
We have released a new build for VR, where we support both the Oculus Rift and the HTC VIVE!
But why stop there? We also released a new... Read more
New build - new map - Colosseum!
Yep, a new build just went live with our first map that was white boxed by our very own community member Goznik.
You can read all about it here.
Better... Read more
New build is up and ready for you to get in on the action!
That's right a brand new build, read all about the cool new stuff here.
Come join us underground!
New build for Alpha+Beta and Underground members!
Yep, that is right, we are testing the first 3 user created maps, the Frag cannon, Hot rock, and so much more. If you have Alpha or Beta access or... Read more
First Modders maps and weekly update
Also, we had a busy week at Descendent Studios as we bring back Descent.
Read all about it in the weekly update by Bluedog.
See you all in the... Read more
New Map, damage states on ships, balanced weapons build is up!
Many thanks to our Proving grounds members for helping us test the latest version of Descent Underground, now everyone else can too.
Read all about it here:
If you have... Read more
New Build - Proving Grounds for Alpha + Beta + Underground members
We have a new build that just entered test, there is a new map called Micro Tycho, and we have made significant changes to the weapons balance based upon YOUR... Read more
Happy Holidays - new build - and what? Modders can make maps?
Happy Holidays, Rock Jocks!
Click here for new build!
And see you all underground.
New Build - Mouse Smoothing - come and get it!
Hey everyone - we have a new build 1415 - or Mickey as we call it for the mouse fixes, this is primarily a quality of life build that fixes... Read more
New build - new map - the Torch and TRICHORDING!
Come on and check out the latest build. Lots of new and fun stuff, along with tons of bug fixes, oh and did we mention trichording is working?
Check out... Read more
Alpha + Beta + Proving Grounds people - NEW BUILD IS OUT !
Look at Smitty rocking that Steam Machine from our partners at Alienware!
Also, we have a new build out for Alpha+Beta+Proving Grounds members. Come help us test - this weekend,... Read more
Rob's awesome blog - and help support our friends on Battlescape Infinity!!
Here is a wonderful blog on how to get the proximity mine in the game.
Also, Wingman dropping by to say there is a space game that is in need... Read more
New ship, new game type, new update - get it now and get in the mines.
Read all about it!
Click above and see you Underground.
All Kickstarter backers are welcome to play today!
Hello Kickstarters - as a thanks to all of you we are opening up Early Access to EVERYONE who bought a game package during our campaign.
Here is the link... Read more
Beta Backers welcome to Early Access!
Yep, that's right as we march forward towards Steam Early Access, we are opening up even earlier for those that backed us on Kickstarter and have Beta access as part... Read more
Early Access for Alpha backers is LIVE RIGHT NOW!
If your Kickstarter package has Alpha access - then you can play right NOW!
While technically, we are still in pre-alpha stage, the game was so much fun that we... Read more
Livestream of First Proving Grounds match!
This was the first live stream of a couple of matches in the proving grounds. If you missed out on the Proving Grounds access, you can simply join the Underground... Read more
Proving Grounds is OUT!
The triple-I (III) team at Descendent Studios is happy to welcome players to the first Proving Grounds release of Descent: Underground!
This test is open to backers with Proving... Read more
Week in review - Proving grounds coming up FAST!
Check out our Week in Review blog post.
If you have not migrated to our website, you better hurry, early access is just around the corner.
Week in review
This has been a busy week and we have the Week in review to prove it.
Click the link above or this one below:
See you all underground!
Week in review 9-11-2015
Week in review is up, lots of cool stuff as we march towards early release.
What happened this week?
Check out Bluedog's Week in Review post.
And we are getting closer to releasing to our Underground members, we take a look back at this week's development.
Livestream and a Week in Review
Yep, come check out a very powerful week in review update!
See you underground!
The T-shirts are coming, the T-shirts are coming!
T-Shirt Pledges Getting Ready To Ship
We are getting ready to ship the t-shirts that people pledged for. In order to prevent problems, we are asking everyone who pledged... Read more
Week In Review (6/26/2015)
Happy Friday, Descenters.
In keeping with tradition (well a tradition that kind of started last week), we have the weekly snapshot video Viewmaster put together.
- First up, Tyler tells... Read more
Week In Review (6/19/2015)
Lots of rain this week in Austin, but nothing rained on our parade :P We are getting closer to our Vertical Slice demo and, although it will... Read more
Welcome Dan Wentz to the team!
My name is Dan Wentz, and I am going to be creating some cool music and audio for Descent Underground.
Some of you old school folks might remember... Read more
Week in review
The DU team has been hard at work. And, as usual, this blog gives you a rundown of some of the stuff we've worked on during the week. ... Read more
Week in review
Happy Friday Descendents!
Lots happened this week:
- The first Advisory Board meeting. Lots of great discussion about control schemes for various input systems. The Advisory Board also had some... Read more
Big Week in review - lots of cool stuff to see.
Another productive week for the Descent: Underground project. The art team is really putting the pedal to the metal and creating some great concepts, as well as,... Read more
Streaming live design meetings!
Today was a new experience for us all on Descent Underground, we decided to give everyone a look at a live Design meeting.
Today we discussed... Read more
First Look at Map Concepts, the Auger, and how ship colorization works.
Just a glorious day working on Descent Underground.
We had a really good design meeting going over flight mechanics today.
We filmed a segment of it,... Read more
New Store - Kickstarter integration underway!
Our new store is live!
We have all NEW packages and an opportunity to join "The Underground".
Members of "The Underground" get:
- Access to online... Read more
Welcome to our new Community manager and a shout out.
I'm Keith- Dunkelza on the forums, and I'm the new Community Manager for Descendent Studios.
I'll be continuing on as Lead Moderator, helping to keep our forums and chat... Read more
Reaching for the Stars!
Well, perhaps just reaching out to you, our stars!
I'm responsible for pumping out the jams each week and sharing everything we're doing with you. Look for live streams, videos,... Read more
WE DID IT!
The finishing KICK!
It's been an exhilarating month long campaign. So much discovered, so many new friends met, and the building of not just a great game, but an amazing... Read more
Descent Underground - official trailer released
As we approach the last day of our campaign (30 hours to go), we are getting closer and closer to our goal. Today we updated our Kickstarter page, with... Read more
48 hours left - let's do this !
We will have some pretty cool stuff to... Read more
Hello again, Descent fans!
Only 3 days left in the campaign, and we're starting to see the end-of-campaign spike that we need to make it to our goal. We rocketed... Read more
One of the cool things about working with a Freedom Person shooter game is the ability for us to support all the new VR devices that are coming out.
We... Read more
Our MVP award is given to members who actively contribute to making
Descent: Underground a better experience for all!
Congratulations BeckAltarr and Void Stalker!... Read more
The Final Countdown
The final week of our Kickstarter campaign has begun. Together, we've raised well over half of the funds we need.
It is hard to believe there are just... Read more
Multi-player videos, Live-streams and 6 Degrees of Awesome!
It has been a great week for Descent Underground.
You guys continue to help us spread the word and it is spreading like fire all over the... Read more
Design, images, and interviews, oh my!
Hello, Descent fans!
10 days and counting to finish our fundraising with a bang and bring Descent back to the gaming world! After a strong weekend, we're still bringing in... Read more
Chris Roberts joins the effort, Greenlit on Steam and 5k Backer rewards!
We're moving into the last two weeks of the campaign - and we're over halfway there! With your help, we are going to bust right through and... Read more
Don't miss the pledge reward boosts and new add-ons!
Hey, Descent Lovers!
Just wanted to drop in today and make sure that everyone was aware of the great changes to the Descent: Underground Kickstarter campaign rewards.
We've boosted... Read more
Closing in on 5k Backers
My fellow Descendents,
We are rapidly approaching our 5000th backer. Thank you for your tireless efforts in supporting Descent: Underground!
Oh, did I mention that we have a treat... Read more
The Underground Update
We are getting down to our last two weeks, and we are almost halfway there - amazing amount of support you guys have shown us and we appreciate... Read more
A couple of shout outs!
Hey everyone, just wanted to send a quick shout out to our friends at Naturally Intelligent. Their kickstarter is winding down and it is pretty neat, especially the music.
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/naturally/dont-be-patchman?ref=hero_thanks... Read more
Thoughts from behind the camera
Cut! Print! Check the gate!
For decades, those words spoken by an assistant director told a film crew they were moving on to the next camera angle. And, so it... Read more
Let's talk about the Drones
Today, it's time to unveil our first in-depth look at the game's design, featuring... well, me.
In our... Read more
Jason outlines our reasons for choosing Unreal Engine 4
The excitement around the return of Descent is great!
The community's enthusiasm for Descent: Underground is awesome, and drives us to work with you to make... Read more
Let's get to the CORE of the matter.
Please take note of one of the CORE elements of Descent Underground.
It is a work in progress and there is a story behind that which... Read more
Community MVP winners
You are making a big difference in helping us get the word out to the world.
Every week we will be rewarding people in our community with... Read more
Another great week for Descent: Underground!
It has been a FANTASTIC week for all of us!
This week alone over 1200 more backers have joined our ranks. We've had some excellent press... Read more
Sneak Peek - Work In Progress Level
I just could not wait, here is a better look at flying through the map we are kit bashing. What that means is we are building the... Read more
Today has been another amazing day on the campaign! With your help, we hit the What's Popular list, and we are reaching more and more people who want to see... Read more
What a great day, and what is that in the Sneak Peek image?
It's been a great day here at Descendent Studios!
We have over 3500 backers and flew right by $200k as well.
We are continuing to build momentum and... Read more
Drone Bay Sneak Peek
Get ready, awesome sneak peek ahead: here's the future home of your hulking Panzers, your teched-out Augers, all of your personal space-crusading death machines.
The drone bay is a 3D... Read more
Going Strong - and hello Torch KS - the ancestor of the Pyro GX
THANK YOU ALL!
We now have more than 3,000 backers and are off to a rollicking start.
There have been some very passionate discussions on both Kickstarter and... Read more
Four Days In Keep Spreading The Word!
It has been a crazy four days!
Over 2700 people have backed our project already. We are humbled by the support, and thankful to all who have come on... Read more
Answering the call
A Thank you and hello!
It has been a great day here at Descendent Studios. We have been busy reading and answering all of the comments, and taking into consideration... Read more
Wow - what a great start!
THANK YOU !
Congratulations everyone, we are off to a great start, so many folks are looking forward to a reboot of the PC gaming classic Descent - and now... Read more