Decimating hordes of foes can be satisfying.
Ample secrets hidden throughout levels.
Arenas full of bad guys.
Action feels more like cleanup than combat.
Campaign starts off slowly.
Sam's macho quips are rarely amusing.
Not very long.
Priced a little high.
By PC Gamer on January 29, 2012
A hugely fun, mega-frenetic co-op shooter that embodies the soul, and depth, of ’90s twitch...70
By Gaming Nexus on January 27, 2012
A few levels into Serious Sam 3: BFE, I admit that I wasn’t really feeling it yet. I’d acquired a decent arsenal and had splattered some modestly sized herds of enemies, but the old Serious Sam magic just hadn’t shown up yet. It was...92
By DarkZero on January 22, 2012
Published January 22nd 2012. Written by Jorge S. Fernandez. Next to rhythm games and pet simulators, no other videogame genre is dominating the market like first person shooters. And yet for all the success these games are making commercially, they do...60
By Game Chronicles Magazine on December 23, 2011
After one disastrous release this year by a returning gaming icon with big muscles, big guns, and cool shades, I was understandably a bit uneasy when I heard Serious Sam was coming back, especially after that whole Double D side-scrolling fiasco. But...80
By New Game Network on December 18, 2011
Serious Sam 3: BFE is a simple first person shooter developed by Croteam. It is a step back in time for the genre. Back to a time when there was no regenerating health or cover mechanics. You dealt with dozens of different enemy types at once. You...73
By GameSpot on December 08, 2011
Take a ride on the Egyptian pain train with Chris Watters in this review for Serious Sam 3:...60
By Ars Technica on December 06, 2011
Serious Sam 3 is a classical first-person shooter, much like the first two games of the series, or even something like Painkiller. You are a man who can carry a large number of guns, and you are presented with a series of bad guys you need to kill...-
By Strategy Informer on December 06, 2011
Over the past few years, the FPS has become an increasingly constrained and controlled experience, to the point where it is now little more than an epic game of follow-the-leader, a point-and-click adventure in which every puzzle involves combining...80
By IGN Gear on December 01, 2011
In an age where first-person shooters have become first-person thinkers, a game that takes us back to the raw, gory roots of the genre and reminds us why we went all gaga over the concept in the first place is bound to succeed. And it does succeed,...70
By Games Radar on December 01, 2011
The big joke about Serious Sam is that he’s not serious at all. Well, he’s serious about kicking ass, because he (meaning you) can literally take on a thousand enemies single-handed and come out with only a few scratches. He’s not...60