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Serious Sam publisher Devolver Digital will hear indie pitches as part of its "Pitch Fork Parker Project" at this year's Game Developers Conference. The project is a continuation of the successful Serious Sam Indie Series, in which Devolver Digital and Croteam produced Serious Sam "indie titles" wi...

January 26th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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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 Encou...

October 25th 2011 at 8:45am 0 Comments
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Super Crate Box developer Vlambeer is releasing Serious Sam: The Random Encounter, its turn-based mutation of Croteam's FPS franchise, in mid-October. Publisher Devolver Digital has been oddly hesitant to name platforms for anything in the Serious Sam Indie Series -- of which this is the last kn...

September 28th 2011 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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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...

September 18th 2011 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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Devolver Digital has announced that Serious Sam Double D, the first in the Serious Sam Indie Series, will arrive on PC next week. The title will be available via "digital PC game services like Steam and Get Games" for $8 starting August 30. Lest you've forgotten Double D, it's the latest from M...

August 22nd 2011 at 7:40pm 0 Comments
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In Serious Sam, there is perhaps no enemy more terrifying than the Headless Kamikaze. It's easy to hate the screaming, bomb-wielding villain, but it's important to remember that he's a person. A freaky, headless person, sure, but a person. This fact is illustrated by the new Android and iOS game...

July 13th 2011 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Professional game critic though I may be, I don't have too much in the way of valuable insight to offer about Serious Sam: Double D, Mommy's Best Games' entry in the Serious Sam Indie Series. Blending the run-and-gun dual-stick action of Mommy's Best's Weapon of Choice with Serious Sam's ... head...

March 16th 2011 at 7:00pm 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