Serious Sam 4: Planet Badass
Another major installment in the series of brutal and bloody shooters developed by the Croatian Croteam studio. The story of this part is set before the events of the third installment, in which Sam had to face the forces of the main antagonist - Mental in a futuristic, virtual version of ancient Egypt. Mental's goal was, obviously, to take over the Earth. However, the story in this new installment seems to be a bit more mature. In terms of gameplay, Serious Sam 4 remains faithful to the core mechanics of the series - the player once again eliminates entire hordes of enemies using a wide array of diversified weapons. What has changed however, is the approach to the players, who are now given significantly more freedom and huge open maps where even more dark creatures await them. When it comes to technology, the game is powered by Serious Engine 4, the improved version of the original, accompanied by motion capture and photogrammetry technologies.
A shooter game with roguelike elements, Tormental is a Serious Sam spinoff production. Players traverse locations generated within the mind of a demigod of destruction - Mental in an attempt to survive the confrontation with prevailing enemy forces.
Serious Sam 3 VR: BFE
Action 09 November 2017
A special version of Serious Sam 3: BFE, developed for virtual reality goggles and dedicated motion controllers. The players once again assume the role of the titular hero and they face hordes of smaller and larger monsters. The main objective of the game is to stop evil Mental from taking over the world.
Serious Sam VR: The Last Hope
Action 20 September 2017
A side installment of the series of dynamic and very brutal FPP shooters developed by CroTeam. This installment was created exclusively for virtual reality sets. Serious Sam VR: The Last Hope shows the beginnings of the great war with the forces of series’ main antagonist Mental, who wants to break the resistance of nations by destroying ancient temples and other places of cult. During the game, players assume the role of Sam Stone who uses a star cruiser to travel between the planets attacked by the enemy and who then faces hordes of monsters. Gameplay mechanics of the title are similar as in full-fledged installments of the series. The game focuses on dynamic action and brutal elimination of enemies. Monsters from previous installments and some new ones appear in the title and each level ends with a challenging boss fight. Between the missions one can upgrade armor and equip the protagonist with various power-ups.
Serious Sam's Bogus Detour
Action 20 June 2017
Serious Sam's Bogus Detour is a spin-off of the Serious Sam series developed by Crackshell in cooperation with Croteam. Once again we play as the fearless Sam who has to face hordes of enemies. Gameplay is based on the series' classic scheme. We fight with numerous enemies and use against them guns like pistols, machine rifles, swivel guns, and flamethrowers. The more monsters we slay, the more experience points we get to level up and progress our hero. Unlike in the 'big' Serious Sam games, action in Bogus Detour is presented from a top-down perspective. The game offers a campaign that can be played alone or with up to three more players. Additionally, Bogus Detour offers a twelve player Survival Mode, Deathmatch and Team Deathmatch. The game features simple, old school visuals.
Serious Sam VR: The First Encounter
Action 30 March 2017
A new edition of Serious Sam: The First Encounter developed by Croteam for VR device users. The players assume the role of the titular character, who is transported to ancient Egypt using a special time machine. His mission is to change the course of history, and eliminate Tah-Uma – the last of the immortals who travel across the galaxy and destroy encountered civilizations. Serious Sam VR: The First Encounter is built from fifteen extensive missions, pitting the player against enemy hordes, and allowing him to search for secrets. Our adversaries include cannon fodder, as well as more advanced opponents, including bosses. Fortunately, our hero is not unarmed, and makes use of ten varied weapons, including a classic Colt revolver, a shotgun, a chainsaw, or a portable cannon. Before the game begins, we can choose whether we want to move around the levels fluently, or employ a special teleportation system. Additionally, we can use dedicated motion controllers for aiming. Aside from the story campaign, the game offers various multiplayer modes, based on cooperation, as well as on competition.