Factsheet

Developer:
Croteam
Based in Zagreb, Croatia

Release date:
24 Nov, 2009

Platforms:
Steam
Humble Bundle
Xbox 360

Website:
croteam.com/serious-sam-hd-first-encounter-2

Description

Serious Sam HD: The First Encounter is a visually upgraded and fully Steam supported remake version of the original high-adrenaline single-play and 16-player co-operative arcade-action FPS which was Gamespot's Game of the Year 2001 and which scored overall of 87% on Metacritic!

About the Game

The classic arcade FPS Serious Sam: The First Encounter, which scored an overall of 87% on Metacritic and was awarded Game of The Year 2001 on Gamespot, is now reborn in glorious high-definition for legions of long-time fans and a whole new generation of gamers around the world. Featuring dazzling visuals and revamped design, gamers take control of the legendary Sam ‘Serious’ Stone as he is sent back through time to ancient Egypt to battle the overwhelming forces of Notorious Mental and the Sirian army.

Features

  • Serious Engine 3 - Beautifully rendered, high-resolution visuals and lushly redesigned environments to create the most astonishing Serious Sam game ever!
  • Frantic Non-Stop Action - From the charging Sirian Werebull to the screaming Headless Kamikaze and the multi-story Ugh-Zan, all of the infamous minions of Mental have been spectacularly redesigned for Serious Sam HD!
  • Great Arsenal - Wield demon-stopping revolvers, lead-spewing miniguns, and monstrous cannons for when you absolutely, positively, have to kill every enemy in sight!
  • 15 Levels of Bedlam - Set against the expansive backdrop of ancient Egypt with every square inch upgraded and reworked to create one of the most visually stunning game experiences!
  • Co-Op Mode - Embrace the mayhem with up to 16 players in campaign mode!
  • Steam Cloud Support - With Steam Cloud your profile is stored on the Cloud servers.

Videos

Serious Sam HD: The First Encounter - Epic Trailer YouTube

Serious Sam HD - Supermercial YouTube


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Selected Articles

  • "This is first person shooting distilled to its purest and most action-packed form. Updated graphics, fun co-op, and a budget price tag join together to put this on any shooter fan's wish list."
    - Chad Smith, Gaming Nexus
  • "Serious Sam HD: The First Encounter is a great purchase for both fans of the series and newcomers. Those who have grown up on modern shooters may find the primitive design and simplistic objectives a bit jarring, but the purity of the gameplay simply has to be respected."
    - Jim Sterling, Destructoid
  • "If you're looking to revisit the Serious Sam franchise, or looking to add to your collection, or even if you've never played it before in your life, it's hard not to recommend Serious Sam HD: The First Encounter."
    - Daniel Acaba, Gaming Excellence
  • "Serious Sam doesn't try to be anything more than a gory, adrenaline-fueled shooting gallery. For many, that is all that is required for a good time. It does get repetitive, though."
    - IGN Staff, IGN

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About Croteam

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Croteam is an independent game development company located in Zagreb, Croatia and developing games and 3D engine technologies for PC, Mac, Linux, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, iOS and Android.

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