Serious Sam II (Windows)

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Description

The sequel to Serious Sam is an equally un-serious FPS with everything blown out of proportion. It offers huge levels with hundreds of opponents, funny worlds with various themes, a vivid colour palette, lots of big guns and some of the largest bosses around. Sam "Serious" Stone must fight through the minions of evil mastermind Mental to collect the five pieces of a medallion which will allow him to harm Mental himself.

The game is based around DOOM's more simple approach to gameplay with a dose of old school game design featuring score, a life-count and extra lives. The outrageous enemies come in waves, dozens at a time, ammo for the basic weapons is plentiful and action almost never ceases. The game's engine combines support for a high model count on screen at any given time with a long draw distance.

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Serious Sam II Windows You can pick up crates a la Half-Life. Similarities end there.
Serious Sam II Windows The glorious return of the "Serious Bomb".
Serious Sam II Windows The shotgun is delightfully powerful.
Serious Sam II Windows Tropical fight.

Alternate Titles

  • "英雄萨姆II" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Крутой Сэм 2" -- Russian spelling
  • "Yingxiong Samu 2" -- Chinese title
  • "Serious Sam 2" -- Informal name
  • "シリアスサムⅡ" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Oh dear . . . Nick Drew (371) 1.43 Stars1.43 Stars1.43 Stars1.43 Stars1.43 Stars

Critic Reviews

1UP Oct 11, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Gameplay (Benelux) Oct, 2005 86 out of 100 86
Gamestyle (Germany) Oct 16, 2005 8 out of 10 80
GotNext Dec 13, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gameguru Mania Dec 17, 2005 80 out of 100 80
UOL Jogos Jan 12, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Informer Magazine Nov, 2005 7.75 out of 10 78
Jeuxvideo.com Oct 13, 2005 15 out of 20 75
GameSpot Oct 11, 2005 6.9 out of 10 69
CanardPC Oct 05, 2005 5 out of 10 50

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Trivia

References

One of the friendly characters in the game thanks Sam for rescuing him, and says that he was tired of "waiting forever" for "that blondie guy" to rescue him. This is a reference to the painfully long development time of Duke Nukem Forever, given the fact that the "blondie guy" he mentions is Duke Nukem...

Awards

  • PC Powerplay (Germany)
    • Issue 02/2006 - Gun Man of 2005 (for Sam, because he killed more enemies in a few minutes than other heroes in their whole game)

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