Excerpt: Introduction: The first game that comes to mind upon playing Serious Sam would have to be the legendary Duke Nukem 3D. With a buff, badass lead character with a corny name and an array of high-tech guns at his disposal, the two games appear similar at first glance.
Summary: Although Serious Sam 3: BFE is the big release for Croteam this year, that's not the only adventure we get to embark upon with Sam "Serious" Stone. To promote the release of the upcoming shooter -- and get some attention for a bunch of cool indie devs -- a range of studios are creating unique...
Conclusion: 2011 has been a momentous year if only because it saw the release of two games featuring some of gaming’s biggest old school icons: Duke Nukem and Serious Sam. But where Duke Nukem Forever failed, Serious Sam has picked up the torch, just like he did in 2001.
Excerpt: Serious Sam has always been serious business to me, if you'll pardon the terrible pun. The golden age of PC gaming was, and always will be (at least in my eyes) the days of fast, frenetic carnage, fragging without question, and ludicrous gibs.
Conclusion: All through Serious Sam: Double D I was consistently challenged, entertained, amused, surprised and impressed. If you’re even remotely a fan of 2D shooters you should pick this up immediately.
Summary: The prevailing theme of the Serious Sam shooter series seems to be “more is better.” What are you doing with just one revolver? Here take another. Is that a knife? No, you need a chainsaw. Sure, that rocket launcher is pretty cool, but you know what’s better?
Excerpt: If you’re not familiar with the universe of Serious Sam , here’s a quick primer: Anything goes. As Sam ‘Serious’ Stone treks across time, battling arch enemy Mental’s forces, you will encounter enemies and situations that will defy reality and embrace insanity in the best possible ways.
Pros: Nonstop action, Perfectly captures the Serious Sam feel, Tons of guns