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Serious Sam: The Second Encounter (Windows)

Mature
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
83
Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.0
User Score
5 point score based on user ratings.
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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 Cucurbito, the chainsaw wielding pumpkin (and your new playmate).
Serious Sam: The Second Encounter Windows So much for Sam...
Serious Sam: The Second Encounter Windows A raging bull
Serious Sam: The Second Encounter Windows ...that's why your 16mm Raptor sniper rifle has an 8X scope.  Headshot!

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 (370) 3.2 Stars3.2 Stars3.2 Stars3.2 Stars3.2 Stars
Sam is back, and he couldn't be more serious! Archagon (102) 4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars
More of the same, thank God Tomer Gabel (4353) 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

Critic Reviews

GameZone Feb 15, 2002 9 out of 10 90
Game Informer Magazine Mar, 2002 8.75 out of 10 88
Game Over Online Mar 14, 2002 88 out of 100 88
GameSpy Feb 10, 2002 82 out of 100 82
Génération 4 Mar, 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Jeuxvideo.com Jan 23, 2002 16 out of 20 80
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Jan 31, 2002 80 out of 100 80
Gamekult Jan 28, 2002 8 out of 10 80
PC Zone Benelux Feb, 2002 75 out of 100 75
Withingames Feb 14, 2002 3 out of 5 60

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Trivia

Croteam is indeed caring about the fans of their Serious Sam games. If you look deep in the credits, you can see the names (or actually, nicknames) of the most active members of the Seriously forum (http://dynamic3.gamespy.com/~serioussam/forums).

A few of them were even awarded one of the most wanted prizes in the entire world: a secret room with their pictures. Look for it on a side of the temple, in the first level.

Related Web Sites

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