Serious Sam HD: The Second Encounter

  • Serious Sam HD: The Second Encounter
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  • Awesome gameplay.
  • Fantastic online multiplayer modes.
  • Great value for money.


  • Perhaps a little to difficult for some.
  • Remake of a seven-year-old game.

Expert reviews and ratings

By IGN Gear on 65

For some, this whole situation will prove to be a frustratingly repetitive exercise in trial-by-death gameplay. For others, it just might be exactly what they’ve been missing in shooters since the ascent of the console-focused FPS. In that way,...

By DarkZero on 80

Published June 26th 2010. Written by Jorge S Fernandez. With all the HD remakes of classic games coming out, gamers have a chance to revisit the classic games of generations past, witnessing the foundations that laid out the current games we presently...

By Games Radar on 70

A revisit to that most serious of Sam’s sequel spectaculars is a more worthwhile enterprise than it was initially, simply because effort has been put into making it more than just a re-skin job. This time, there’s a host of new features to...

By PC Gamer on 70

When blowing things up, more is generally merrier. Second Encounter offers way, way more. Just don’t go it...

By Strategy Informer on 75

All those tongue-in-cheek gaming icons of old seem to have been having a bit of a rough time lately, but Serious Sam has managed to break out of the prison Duke Nukem couldn’t with a few High Definition remakes of his finest...

By Play TM on 82

Sam "Serious" Stone knows how life is: the only good headless kamikaze Sirian cyborg is a dead headless kamikaze Sirian cyborg....

By on 92

Reviewer - John Layland What happens when you take a game that's nearly a decade old, based on gameplay from when the FPS genre was still very much in its infancy and shoehorn it into a modern engine? Serious Sam HD:The Second Encounter, that's...

By GameSpot on 75

This is the best version of one of the best gonzo shooters ever made, although it doesn't stray too far from its seven-year-old...

International Review By on 70

von Riad Oelschlägel Sam ist noch der Alte. Auch wenn sein zweites Abenteuer nun deutlich besser aussieht, als im Jahre 2001, hat es trotzdem mit der Weiterentwicklung der Videospielindustrie zu kämpfen. Die flache Kampagne macht auf Grund...

International Review By on

Croteam se vrací zpět se svou svéráznou řežbou pod názvem Serious Sam, která nám dala svou divokostí a jednoduchostí zapomenout na legendu, jakou byl bezesporu Duke Nukem 3D, který jsme mohli...

International Review By Eurogamer on 60

Kender du det der med at se en eller anden person i fjernsynet, hvor de ser helt normale ud, og når man så ser...