Overload for PC
PC - Windows


May 31, 2018
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Requires Oculus Rift or or Valve Index virtual reality headset to play.

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About this game

Content Rating: Teen


Revival Productions is proud to present the ultimate 6-degree-of-freedom shooter, OVERLOAD, from the creators of the classic game Descent. Overload combines intense action with awesome graphics and effects to create the ultimate zero-gravity shooter. Overload features an engaging single-player story campaign, intense survival mode, online multiplayer, VR support, and a variety of customization options to give the player an intense experience with a high degree of replayability. Destroy robots, rescue survivors, blow up the reactor, and escape before the whole thing explodes!

System Requirements


  • OS: Windows XP SP2+
  • Processor: SSE2 instruction set support
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: DX9 (shader model 3.0) or DX11 with feature level 9.3 capabilities
  • DirectX: Version 9.0
  • Storage: 8 GB available space

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Lillian KingJun 02, 2018
As a “spiritual successor” to Descent, Overload accomplishes what it sets out to do, bringing it twenty years into the future with new graphics, weapons, and gameplay. However, it seems to have skipped many of the lessons that game developers have learned along the way, failing to adjust the game for modern expectations as it succumbs to the repetitive level designs that so characterized past limitations.
Tom SeniorAug 06, 2018
I wouldn't call this a flaw, given that Overload is keen to preserve the purity of the Descent series, but you need to love that core combat dance a lot to get the most out of the game. My enthusiasm dwindled before I reached the end, but Descent veterans who want a modern update will find more to love, as will players looking to dip in occasionally for quick doses of zero-G combat.
Mike HolmesJun 05, 2018
Overload manages to perform that rarest of tricks; it looks like Descent does in your mind's eye. Revival has done a decent job of marrying reverent design with a dash of much-needed modernity. The enemy ships, for example, are very much inspired by the designs of yesteryear but their AI often comes with a modern twist.

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