Here’s some big news for fans of the classic FPS franchise, Serious Sam. In press release put out today by Devolver Digital and Croteam they have announced that Serious Sam 4 is coming to a PC near you very soon.

Actually a prequel to the series, Serious Sam 4 follows the adventures of iconic protagonist, Sam “Serious” Stone and his squad of commandos, all making up the Earth Defense Force. The Earth Defense Force must fight off an alien invasion made up of some familiar faces from previous games, like the infamous Headless Kamikaze and many more. The game promises to continue the series long tradition of blowing up wave after wave and horrifying alien monsters with your impressive arsenal of guns and explosives. It’ll even feature online co-op that can be played with up to four players.



Serious Sam is a long running series of first-person shooters created by Croteam dating back to 2001 with the release of Serious Sam: The First Encounter. The series consists of three mainline games a long with a number of spinoffs, some of which exploring other genres, such as Serious Sam: The Random Encounter which borrows both from RPGs as well as bullet hells.

Serious Sam 4 launches sometimes in August of this year for Steam and Google Stadia for $39.99 USD. You can head on over to Steam right now to pre-order and/or pick up the previous games, all at healthy discounts. As always, checkout the press release below for more information:

Bombastic prequel will launch on Steam and Google Stadia
Croteam and Devolver Digital have announced that the high-powered prequel Serious Sam 4 will unleash both barrels of chaos on Steam and Google Stadia when it launches August 2020. Serious Sam fans can circle-strafe over to and watch new feature highlight videos, pre-order Serious Sam 4, and snatch up previous Serious Sam games at up to 90% off.
Humanity is under siege as the full force of Mental’s hordes spreads across the world, ravaging what remains of a broken and beaten civilization. The last remaining resistance to the invasion is the Earth Defense Force led by Sam “Serious” Stone and his heavily-armed squad of misfit commandos.
The iconic cast of alien invaders returns with some new reinforcements! Fight your way through unbelievable numbers of Mental’s minions including the iconic Headless Kamikaze, Beheaded Rocketeer, Kleer, Scrapjack, Werebull, and Khnum! Square off against brand new enemies and towering monsters like the frantic Processed, repulsive Belcher, the hard hitting Brute Zealot, and more.
Armed with a slew of devastating weapons, pick your tool for any situation. Lay waste to Mental’s hordes using the powerful double-barreled shotgun, the punishing minigun, the powerful chainsaw launcher, a brand new auto shotgun, and the iconic cannon. Upgrade your toys, and enjoy the violent beauty of the lock-on rocket launcher, and the mighty laser beam of death.
Smash through the action-packed campaign with friends in 4-player online co-op mode! Tackle exciting primary missions and thrilling side quests in modified difficulties for an extra challenge.
Serious Sam 4 unleashes some of the biggest moments in the series’ history with the new Legion System and battlefields teeming with thousands of enemies!
Aaron Evangelisti
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