Aquanox Deep Descent Review (Steam)

Aquanox Deep Descent Review (Steam)

We left the surface of the Earth in ruins, abandoned it, and populated the oceans. The sea is now our new home. We call it Aqua. Pilot customized fighter ships and explore a deep-sea dystopia torn by the struggle for resources and survival. Enter the unforgiving world of Aquanox Deep Descent.

Pros:

  • Decent graphics.
  • Download size.
  • Steam achievements.
  • Controller support.
  • Graphics-fullscreen, resolution, v-sync, material/texture quality, VFX, view distance, post-processing, and foliage.
  • Invert axis and sensitivity sliders.
  • Tutorial start-up option or you can jump straight into the game.
  • 3 difficulties-easy, normal and hard.
  • Good soundtrack.
  • Action-adventure gameplay.
  • Free view cockpit-allows you to look around freely.
  • Crafting-collect materials and craft items like ammo or medkits and shields.
  • Online Co-op campaign support.
  • Online-dogfights.
  • Shoot crates and enemies for loot/materials.
  • Radial for quick access options like lights and journal for quests.

Aquanox Deep Descent Review (Steam)

Cons:

  • Only one control layout.
  • Not the best loading times.
  • Small subtitle text.
  • Characters feel disconnected from each other.
  • Constant difficulty spikes.
  • The claustrophobic feeling throughout.
  • A lot to take in initially.
  • Gun control is very loose even with a lock on.
  • Menus are clunky.

Aquanox Deep Descent Review (Steam)

  • 7/10
    Graphics - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Sound - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Accessibility - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Length - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Fun Factor - 7/10
7/10

Jim Smale

Gaming since the Atari 2600, I enjoy the weirdness in games counting Densha De Go and RC De Go as my favourite titles of all time. I prefer gaming of old where buying games from a shop was a thing, Being social in person was a thing. Join me as I attempt to adapt to this new digital age!

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