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We've got a seriously huge dose of action coming your way from Joystiq Deals this week. Today we're spotlighting Croteam's Serious Sam series in the Serious Sam Gamer Bundle, which collects Serious Sam HD: The First Encounter, The Second Encounter, Serious Sam 2, and Serious Sam 3: BFE, along with...

June 20th 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Strategy, action, bloody arcade madness? Steam is having a sale on all of those this weekend! First up, publisher Devolver's dropping discounts on Hotline Miami ($2.49), Shadow Warrior ($26.79) and the Serious Sam series ($14.24 for all of 'em). Also discounted this weekend is Sega's strategic...

November 7th 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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A new Serious Sam bundle will make its debut on Xbox 360 next month, July 12. Included within the Serious Sam Collection are Serious Sam HD: The First Encounter and Serious Sam HD: The Second Encounter, HD remakes of the first two original Serious Sam games, plus sequel Serious Sam 3: BFE and its "...

June 28th 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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This week's Humble Weekly Sale collects just about every remake, sequel, and spinoff in Croteam's Serious Sam series as a pay-what-you-want compilation for Windows, Mac, and Linux. The bundle's core package includes the unapologetically arcadey first-person shooters Serious Sam HD: The First Enco...

June 6th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Devolver Digital announced DLC for Serious Sam 3: BFE today by the name of Serious Sam 3: Jewel of the Nile. The DLC features three new missions set in the middle of the game's storyline, in which Sam explores the Temple of Isis on the island of Philae.Serious Sam 3: Jewel of the Nile will launch o...

July 9th 2012 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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So you've been abroad for the past few years, backpacking across Europe or whatever it is you were doing -- we didn't want to ask. It's none of our business what you were up to, but now that you're back, maybe you want to dust off your keyboard, boot up your PC and see what you've missed?If you're...

February 24th 2012 at 3:45am 0 Comments
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Indie Royale is hosting a lightning deal over a span of 100 hours, serving up five indie titles from one niche franchise -- Serious Sam. The Indie Royale lightning deal includes Serious Sam: The Random Encounter, Serious Sam Double D, Serious Sam: Kamikaze Attack, The First and Second Encounter and...

January 24th 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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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...

December 2nd 2011 at 3:00pm 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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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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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