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Serious Sam: The Second Encounter (Windows)

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83
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Written by  :  El-ad Amir (110)
Written on  :  Feb 14, 2002
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Summary

Onslaught of action in great environments.

The Good

First, read the review for the part one.

Now, after reading... This is the sequel. It has the same advantages as the original; it does not cost very much and there is still no plot, but there are MORE monsters, MORE gore and MORE action. Additionally, the Second Encounter solves one of the biggest flaws of the original game- the constant Egyptian environment. You'll face many new scenarios, from lush jungles to fearsome medieval castles.

The Bad

The game has many battle scenes; while each one is original, some of them are very annoying, especially those that involve monsters zooming chaotically around the screen. Luckily, there are only two such short scenes in the entire game.

The Bottom Line

Still no plot and still no thinking required; just tap the mouse button as fast as possible, frag as many meanies as you can, and play till your head falls off.