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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 Ah, a Secret Phone Booth(tm)
Serious Sam: The Second Encounter Windows ... and from the front gate (every inch between covered in the blood of Mental's forces).
Serious Sam: The Second Encounter Windows Chainsaw :)
Serious Sam: The Second Encounter Windows Stunning and colorful level design abounds.  Outdoors...

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 (4364) 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 (1102) 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

Game Informer Magazine Mar, 2002 9.25 out of 10 92
Eurogamer.net (UK) Jan 17, 2002 9 out of 10 90
Game Informer Magazine Mar, 2002 8.75 out of 10 88
4Players.de Feb 20, 2002 86 out of 100 86
GameSpy Feb 10, 2002 82 out of 100 82
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Jan 31, 2002 80 out of 100 80
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Feb 03, 2002 80 out of 100 80
Joystick (French) Feb, 2002 79 out of 100 79
PC Gamer UK Feb, 2002 78 out of 100 78
PC Zone Benelux Feb, 2002 75 out of 100 75

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Trivia

On the level "The Citadel" we see a Family Portrait after an elevator. What we actually see is a portrait of the Croteam crew.

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NeoMoose (1102) added Serious Sam: The Second Encounter (Windows) on Jan 14, 2002