High-Speed

Press Kit

About

Descent Vector

Introduction

Descent Vector: Space Runner is about piloting a space pod at high-speed through a column of space stations, asteroids, and debris, viewed from the third person perspective. Relying on focus and twitch reflexes to navigate, Descent Vector challenges you to survive the gauntlet and beat your previous best distance.

Descent Vector adds 3D sci-fi visuals to the endless runner genre and rewards reckless flying with glorious explosions and waves of crashing destruction. Buckle-up and take control of your space pod. You'll either survive the gauntlet or go out in an adrenaline fuelled blaze of high-speed glory.

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Quick Facts

  • Game Title
    Descent Vector: Space Runner
  • Genre
    Sci-fi Endless Runner
  • Developer
    Heavy Pepper Inc.
  • Location
    Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Contact
    David Tym, info@heavypepper.com
  • Release Date
    August 17, 2021
  • Platforms
    Steam
  • Availability
    Digital Download
  • Price
    USD: $12.99
    EUR: 10,79€
    GBP: £10.29
  • Languages
    English
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Features

Mission & Endless Modes

Progress through increasingly difficult courses in mission mode and compete against global leaderboards for best distance in endless mode.

Unique Every Time

Each play-through is unique with procedurally generated space stations and random placement of asteroids, booster rockets and space-age dangers.

Power-ups

Use power-ups to your advantage by changing the behaviour of your space pod. Phase Shift through solid objects, slow your descent, and repair damage to extend your run.

Leaderboards

Compete globally on the leaderboards and experience the thrill of victory as you race past your rivals with their best distance visible in-game.

Destructible Chaos

Destructible environments react to your crashes, exploding from the point of impact and cascading in unique waves of destruction.

Visit Alien Exoplanets

Each mission takes you to a sci-fi environment inspired by the latest available knowledge astronomers have on real exoplanets.

Unlockables

Unlock new missions, endless mode, space pod cosmetic skins, and achievements as you progress.

Controller Support

Descent Vector supports keyboard and mouse control along with natural feeling full controller support.

Dev

Team

Heavy Pepper Inc.

Descent Vector is developed by Heavy Pepper Inc., an independent game studio located in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Heavy Pepper Inc. is the work of David Tym and Tanya Parr, a husband and wife duo.

David Tym is the developer, artist, and marketing behind Descent Vector, bringing multiple industries of experience into the project. Tanya Parr lends her music experience, shaping the audio mood of the game and each of its environments.

Existing

Coverage

  • Zachurrate Gaming
    "Not even a second to breath, you're getting launched into a death spiral" ~ Zachurrate Gaming YouTube review
  • Parallax Abstraction
    "It's adhering to the ethos of endless runners very well" ~ Parallax Abstraction YouTube review
  • Tri-North Studios
    "It's the controls that are really making this game for me, it just feels so responsive" ~ Mossiprose 8/10 YouTube review
  • Canadian Game Devs
    "It looks hard as f#@!" ~ Stephen Crane, podcast episode 186 (39:45)
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Press & Content Creators

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