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Software piracy is illegal and unfair to the people who make and sell games. That's enough of a deterrent for most people. The rest may find the giant, invincible, super-fast, assault-rifle-wielding scorpion monster more convincing. That's the new DRM measure enacted by Serious Sam 3: BFE de...

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There is a speck of decency to be found in the unvarnished and churlish Serious Sam. It's right there in the name: despite all temptations and probable pleading from the marketing department, it didn't come out as "Shoot Many Monsters." That's exactly what you do, over and over again, but the imp...

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Vlambeer's retro-RPG take on Serious Sam has launched on Get Games and Steam -- and you can save ten percent on Steam if you already own another Serious Sam game. Vlambeer's previous effort was Super Crate Box, a port of which recently released on the iOS platform. Serious Sam: The Random En...

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With the delay of Serious Sam 3: BFE to November 22, lessen the crippling longing in your itchy trigger finger by picking up Serious Sam: The Random Encounter. The "retro" RPG will be available on Steam October 24 for $4.99. Serious Sam: The Random Encounter was developed by indie studio Vla...

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Serious Sam 3: BFE is taking an extra month to prepare for its debut and will now arrive on November 22. The time will be spent polishing the game, which was originally expected to launch October 18. "The game is playing wonderfully and looks great, so we are going through to balance the diffi...

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Did you know that you can download handheld games now? That's amazingly convenient! The only inconvenient part of it is finding the right games to buy -- and that's where we come in, with our Portabliss column. In each installment, we'll tell you about a downloadable game on the iPhone, iPad, Androi...

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Indie developers are the starving artists of the video-game world, often brilliant and innovative, but also misunderstood, underfunded and more prone to writing free-form poetry on their LiveJournals. We at Joystiq believe no one deserves to starve, and many indie developers are entitled to a frid...

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Your daily quota of "charging beasts being ripped asunder by projectile saw blades" is about to be filled. Quit being unfulfilled and take a look!...

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The Good Book tells us that thou shalt not suffer a GIANT SCORPION MAN THING to live -- and fortunately for us all, we won't have to suffer for much longer. Croteam and Devolver Digital have announced that their upcoming arcadey shooter, Serious Sam 3: BFE, will arrive on PC on October 18, meanin...

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Croteam, the folks behind the upcoming Serious Sam 3: BFE, must be seriously crazy about nostalgia, because they've decided to include a feature PC gaming hasn't seen in quite a while: Split-screen multiplayer. The developer has announced that the game will indeed allow for up to four players to ...

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In a press release so tongue-in-cheek we're worried about their jawlines, Croteam has announced that its "Lead In-Game Wall Graffiti Artist" has decided to quit the company, leaving an opening for ... well, you. We're pretty sure Croteam is just joking, but the outcome is that it's having a conte...

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Yes, for its third of the Serious Sam Indie Series, Super Crate Box developer Vlambeer made an RPG. These new screens of Serious Sam: The Random Encounter reveal a game with both exploration and combat delivered in a 16-bit Final Fantasy-style. Of course, because it's a Serious Sam game, it's ...

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Sam isn't a man of change. You won't find him giving Yoga a whirl and you probably won't find him taking a leap on a VitaBoost passion-mango smoothie or whatever. And it shows in Serious Sam 3: BFE -- a case where minimal change actually ends up being a good thing. I was able to check out two ...

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