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Serious Sam HD: The Second Encounter

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MobyRank MobyScore
Windows
72
3.6
Xbox 360
78
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Croteam press release (April 28, 2010):

    Serious Sam HD: The Second Encounter Blasts Onto PC. Seriously.

    April 28 – Austin, TX: Devolver Digital and Croteam are happy to announce that Serious Sam HD: The Second Encounter is now available as a PC digital download.

    This high-action classic has been completely rebuilt in glorious HD using the Serious 3 engine, and has never looked better. In addition, the old-school first-person shooter gameplay has been brought up to date in explosive fashion with all new 16-player multiplayer modes and a host of new weapons, monsters and arenas including:

    · Three ancient worlds to ruin: South America, ancient Mesopotamia and medieval Europe.
    · NEW! Over 130 secrets including over 15 brand new ones hidden amongst the carnage.
    · Take on 27 outlandish warriors in Lord Mental's army, including old favorites like the Beheaded Kamikaze, Syrian Werebull and Kleer Skeleton.
    · NEW! Go head to head against five new enemies and three new bosses.
    · Special Weapons and Power-Ups including three new toys: the Sniper Rifle, Flamethrower and Chainsaw.
    · NEW! Co-Op Modes - Up to 16 players in campaign Co-Op mode and Co-Op Survival.
    · NEW! Deathmatch Modes - Eight classic and brand new deathmatch maps for up to 16 players.
    · NEW! Multiplayer Survival Mode - Try to stay alive as long as you can against continued enemies’ attacks in specially designed survival maps.
    · NEW! Versus Modes - Fight against your friends in more versus matches including all new Beast Hunt and My Burden modes.
    · NEW! Team Modes - Compete against other groups in team matches including Team Deathmatch, Capture the Flag and Last Team Standing.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (100523) on Jun 23, 2010.

www.serioussamhd.com (Official website):
    AWESOME MARKETING BULLET POINTS

    The glorious high-definition (HD) chaos continues in Serious Sam HD: The Second Encounter, the highly anticipated arcade action FPS sequel to the Serious Sam HD: The First Encounter.

    Developed by Croteam and powered by the Serious Engine 3, Serious Sam HD: The Second Encounter combines spectacularly enhanced visuals, including more polygons, higher resolution textures and more special effects like hippy and kids mode, with trademark frantic gameplay for a non-stop action.

    Featuring single-play, survival and cooperative play, the game continues your battle against Mentals army with the classic over-the-top action, crazy humor and horror from the golden age of first-person shooters.

    Combined with intense versus and team modes in over 18 classic and NEW! multiplayer maps Serious Sam HD: The Second Encounter is a worthy successor to the original masterpiece.

    • Various Environments and Secrets! - Unleash mayhem on 3 different spectacular worlds: South America, ancient Mesopotamia and medieval Europe. Discover over 130 secrets including over 15 brand NEW! ones hidden in the fray.

    • Unique Enemies and Bosses! - Fight with 27 nightmarish warriors in Mentals' army, including old favorites from The First Encounter like Beheaded Kamikaze, Syrian Werebull and Kleer Skeleton. Go head to head against 5 new enemies and 3 new Bosses.

    • Special Weapons and Power-Ups! - Wreak havoc with a huge arsenal of weapons including 3 new toys: the Sniper Rifle, Flamethrower and Chainsaw. Use Power-Ups to additionally increase your fighting and agility skills.

    • Serious Multiplayer and Steam! - Plunge into chaos with up to 16 players in campaign cooperative mode or watch all hell break loose in over 8 classic and brand NEW! deathmatch maps with up to 16 players! Track your score on Steam leaderboards and earn over 40 NEW! Steam achievements!

    • NEW! Survival, Co-Op, Versus and Team Modes! - Try to stay alive as long as you can against continued enemies attacks in Survival mode with specially designed survival maps! Play even more along your friends in new co-op modes including Coin-Op Co-Op! Fight against your friends in more versus modes including Beast Hunt and My Burden! Compete against other teams in Team Deathmatch, Capture the Flag and Last Team Standing!

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (100523) on Jun 23, 2010.