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Serious Sam: The Second Encounter (Windows)

Mature
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
83
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Description

Sam is back in the second episode of his battles with his arch-nemesis Mental. After finding the Sirian spacecraft in ancient Egypt, Sam "Serious" Stone hijacked it and is heading for Mental himself.

Unfortunately, Sam loses control of the alien ship and crashlands somewhere in the South American mountains.

Now, Sam is surrounded by an even stronger army of Mental's forces, Sam will have to battle his way towards Mental's fortress in order to put a stop to Mental's plans once and for all.

Screenshots

Serious Sam: The Second Encounter Windows INCOMING!!
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Serious Sam: The Second Encounter Windows A raging bull
Serious Sam: The Second Encounter Windows Having trouble with that demon WAY over there...?

Alternate Titles

  • "英雄萨姆:第二次遭遇" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Крутой Сэм: Второе Пришествие" -- Russian spelling
  • "Yingxiong Samu: Er Ci Chu Ji" -- Chinese title
  • "Serious Sam: המפגש השני" -- Hebrew spelling
  • "Serious Sam: Second contact" -- French title
  • "Serious Sam: O Segundo Confronto" -- Brazilian title
  • "Serious Sam: Drugie starcie" -- Polish title
  • "Serious Sam Classic: The Second Encounter" -- Steam title
  • "Serious Sam: 2nd Encounter" -- Informal title
  • "Serious Sam 2" -- Informal title
  • "シリアスサム セカンドエンカウンター" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

A fun shooter, without the usual pretensions. Nick Drew (371) 3.2 Stars3.2 Stars3.2 Stars3.2 Stars3.2 Stars
Sam is back, and he couldn't be more serious! Archagon (103) 4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars
More of the same, thank God Tomer Gabel (4388) 4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars
HE'S BACK, BIGGER AND MORE STEROIDIER THAN EVER markthe5th (3) 3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars
Like Doom on steroids-a rare FPS experience these days! Lucas Schippers (59) unrated
Just when you thought Serious Sam couldn't get more serious! NeoMoose (1103) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
Onslaught of action in great environments. El-ad Amir (110) 4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars

The Press Says

UOL Jogos Oct 30, 2002 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Game Vortex 2002 95 out of 100 95
IGN Feb 06, 2002 9.2 out of 10 92
GameZone Feb 15, 2002 9 out of 10 90
Game Over Online Mar 14, 2002 88 out of 100 88
GameSpy Feb 10, 2002 82 out of 100 82
Gamereactor (Denmark) Feb 05, 2002 8 out of 10 80
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Apr, 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Joystick (French) Feb, 2002 79 out of 100 79
Peliplaneetta.net Feb 02, 2002 72 out of 100 72

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Trivia

A third Serious Sam game using the same engine, called "The Last Encounter," was originally planned, but abandoned in favor of Serious Sam II, which boasts an all new engine.

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NeoMoose (1103) added Serious Sam: The Second Encounter (Windows) on Jan 14, 2002