Volition Inc., in concert with developer 3000 AD, announced today the impending release of Descent: Freespace: Coliseum for the Xbox Live Arcade (XBLA). The new game collects familiar Freespace ships and lore on an innovative new one-dimensional 'back and forth' playing field. Executive Producer Shaun Nickel says that the game is sure to appeal to both the existing fans, and as many as another two. "We've got Terrans, we've got Vasudans, we've got mining robots -- what's not to love?" He added: "Plus, it has really, really big ships!"
# With up to 17 players, Freespace Coliseum offers the largest multi-player melee experience to date on Xbox Live Arcade.The first screenshot is already available!:
# 5 types of gameplay: single player, extra single player, multi-team, multi-player free for all and both one on one and multi-player duel
# 9 maps, including team maps, free for all maps and dueling maps
# 19 ships in ten environments