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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...

August 9th 2011 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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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...

July 20th 2011 at 2:20am 0 Comments
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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 a...

June 21st 2011 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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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 di...

June 9th 2011 at 5:00am 0 Comments
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It seems like every other week Serious Sam is on sale on Steam, and this weekend is no different. If you've yet to pounce on one of the preceding deals, then know you can get 75% off the game this weekend -- whether you want to snag the games piecemeal or all together in one bundle. Serious Sam...

May 14th 2011 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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Normally, when a developer farms out one of its franchises to a smaller team, the groans are justified. But this time, the outsourcing is seriously appealing. Croteam and publisher Devolver Digital have announced the Serious Sam Indie Series, in which known indie developers remake Croteam's famou...

March 9th 2011 at 11:35am 0 Comments
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Following the recent sneak peek of Serious Sam 3: BFE on the game's Facebook page, developer Croteam has fully parted the curtain standing between us and this prequel to The First Encounter set in ... bum fudge Egypt (or something like that). In a wildly amusing press release (after the break),...

February 28th 2011 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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We've heard of flapjacks and snapbacks, and backpacks and scrapnaps (a nap after you've been scrapping, duh), but we've never heard of a "Scrapjack." It's a new enemy in Serious Sam 3: BFE, as revealed on the game's Facebook page, and it's the subject of the first released screenshot (above; high...

February 28th 2011 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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In a brief missive on the Croteam site, CEO Roman Ribaric confirmed a Summer 2011 launch for Serious Sam 3. No other details were offered, though Ribaric referred to the game as Serious Sam: BFE -- "Beyond First Encounter" or "Before First Encounter," perhaps? We've reached out to Croteam for clari...

February 11th 2011 at 9:00pm 0 Comments