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Serious Sam 4

1 month ago

Top Steam releases for September include successful sequels and spooky spirits

Hear ye hear ye, here's the top releases on Steam from the month of September. As ever, some big names like Marvel and Mafia are on the list, and so are some long-awaited favorites like Spelunky 2 and Serious Sam 4. More interesting though are the weird indie breakout games. Yup, Phasmophobia's on there and you can't stop me from talking about it.

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Devolver Digital have acquired Serious Sam developers Croteam

Not-so-serious publishers Devolver Digital have announced today in a not-so-serious post that they've acquired Serious Sam developers Croteam. Seriously. Well, the tone of the announcement isn't serious but it has seriously happened. It's a business love story for the books.

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2 months ago

Serious Sam 4 has hotfixed some crashes, with performance improvements to come

A little shouting is to be expected when playing a Serious Sam game, considering one of the enemies is a headless fella with bombs for hands who'll come charging over the horizon with an "aaaAAAAAAAAA!", but Croteam's latest circle-strafing shooter did bring some bad shouting too. When Serious Sam 4 launched last Thursday, some players were yelling at technical issues including crashes and poor performance.…

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3 months ago

Serious Sam 4 will let you pilot the Pope’s personal mech

I had heard that Serious Sam 4 would let us drive a Popemobile. I had not heard that the Popemobile in question is a giant heavily-armed mech whose boot-up sequence dialogue concludes, "All systems ready. Let God sort them out." A new trailer hot out of Gamescom today shows the Popemobile in action, smashing a tentacle monster in the middle Vatican City and alright, yup,…

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4 months ago

Serious Sam 4 sends its release date screaming into September

Call yourself Serious Sam 4, do ya? Well, you don't seem so "serious" about this launching in August lark to me. Unfortunately, the next entry in Croteam's run-and-gun-and-scream-and-explode 'em up won't launch this month as planned, with the devs today announcing that Sam's fourth shooting gallery has been delayed into late September. It takes time to pack 100,000 baddies onto one screen, after all.

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5 months ago

Serious Sam 4’s new trailer looks like Serious Sam to me

The new trailer for Serious Sam 4 coming out of Devolver Digital's notE3 stream today didn't show much of the game, but what it did show looks like Serious Sam to me. Wacky cartoon monsters roaming around arenas in real-world-ish locations? Yup. Quite a few of those monsters at once? Quite. Unnecessary story? Seriously. Explosions, lasers, and gibs? Oh my! Check out the trailer below.

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6 months ago

Serious Sam 4 will send Mr. Stone up against 100,000 enemies at once in August

Suit up your arsenal of shotguns, minguns, handguns, and uh, cannon guns, because Serious Sam 4 is packing the heat at the end of the summer. The Sam Serious prequel game has launched a new trailer showing just a bit of the lovely hordes streaking over gorgeous grassy hills. Croteam claim they're pitting Sammy up against over 100,000 simultaneous baddies when the game launches in…

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3 years ago

Serious Sam 4 trailer visits Planet Badass

The unpausing yell of a headless bomb-handed man charging towards me should fill me with dread, and yet I'm happy to see the daft gits again in a new trailer for Serious Sam 4. Four years after the game was once due to launch, developers Croteam are finally starting to open up more about their frenetic backpedalling first-person shooter. It's called Serious Sam 4: Planet…

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4 years ago

Vee Aaaaaaaaaaahhhhh! Serious Sam VR Announced

Serious Sam 4 is not at E3 this year but Los Angeles still echoes with a familiar yell of "ᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃaaaaaaaaaAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!" Y'see Croteam have announced Serious Sam VR: The Last Hope [Steam page], a cybergoggle spin-off from their monsterblasting FPS. It's another VR wave shooter, sure, but with Serious Sam's over-the-top action amplified by waving two motion controllers as cartoon guns.

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5 years ago

Serious Sam 4 Drafts Talos Principle Writer

"ᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!" is the only line of dialogue I can remember from any of the Serious Sam games.Despite this, developers Croteam are bringing in some big wordguns for Serious Sam 4. Jonas Kyratzes, one of the writers of Croteam's fine philosophical robopuzzler The Talos Principle, and development/life partner Verena Kyratzes will be writing the screenplay for the backpedalling FPS, the gang announced today. My spies have…

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7 years ago

Seriously! – Serious Sam 4 Coming In Late 2014

Where in the world is Serious Samdiego? I think a fair number of people would like to know, especially in light of the fact that series creator Croteam announced it was funding Serious Sam 4 with a Humble Bundle. But then it just disappeared. So what gives? Did the beloved throwback shooter have a stumble (bundle)? Evidently not, as Croteam is now claiming that Serious…

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Croteam Funding Serious Sam 4… Via Humble Bundle

After three main series entries and countless spin-offs, it's a wonder that Serious Sam hasn't shot all the things yet. I feel kind of bad for him, honestly. He works so hard, but there's always something else to blast into entrail soup with a cannon ball gun. Ah, the action hero's burden. 'Tis truly a heartbreaking thing. So, right then, Serious Sam 4. It's real! I can…

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