Serious Sam: The Second Encounter (2002)

3.95 from 46 votes
The second game in the Serious Sam franchise
First released
Feb 4, 2002
Aliases
Serious Sam HD: The Second Encounter
Franchises
Serious Sam
Developed by
Croteam Ltd., A Few Screws Loose, LC
Published by
Devolver Digital, Majesco Entertainment, CyberFront Corporation, Gathering of Developers
Platforms
Xbox 360 Games Store, PC
Genres
Action, Shooter
Themes
Sci-Fi, Comedy, Mayan
Rating
ESRB: M, PEGI: 18+
Releases
  • PC - Serious Sam HD: The Second Encounter United States
  • PC - Serious Sam: The Second Encounter United Kingdom
  • PC - Serious Sam: The Second Encounter United States
  • PC - Serious Sam Gold United States
  • XBGS - Serious Sam HD: The Second Encounter United States

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Serious Sam returns in the Second Encounter in a bigger and better adventure
Game: Serious Sam Classic: The Second Encounter
Genre: Shooter (First Person and Third Person)
Developer: Croteam
Publisher: Devolver Digital
System: Steam (PC)
Year of Release: 2002
Length of Playthrough: 6 Hours

Total Score: 81/100
Value Score: 8.1/10


• Story: 6/10
• Characters: 8/10
• GamePlay: 9/10
• Graphics: 8/10
• Sound: 8/10
• Music: 7/10
• Length: 8/10
• Replay Value: 8/10
• Player Value: 9/10

Pros
+Can switch between first person and third person view
+Four player split screen MP is supported on one PC
+Online Co-Op supports up to 16 players via Campaign that can have modifications of health spawns, enemy spawns and item spawns
+Death match and Score match are two competitive modes for online MP
+New weapons and new locations
+New player models for MP
+More emphasis in platforming, traps and gimmick level designs

Cons
-Single player content is bare minimum in the form of a single player campaign
-Game takes place in one setting but was intended to be more settings, but was cut short due to development. You will need to play the "Second Encounter" to enjoy the rest of the "Serious Sam 1" story.
-New Game in MP requires modding
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