Serious Sam Collection coming to Xbox 360


Maximum Games today announced big summer plans that include the release of The Serious Sam Collection, which will combine four of the most popular Serious Sam games for one low price.

A screenshot from the The Serious Sam Collection (image: Maximum Games)

Bonus content will include the DLC expansion pack, Serious Sam 3: Jewel of the Nile, a follow up to Serious Sam 3: Before the Final Encounter. The collection values at $63 and will be offered for $39.99 beginning July 16, 2013.

“Serious Sam is the most outrageous FPS ever made, and we’re excited for new players to get acquainted with the twisted hero, as well as for existing fans to get a great value for something they already know and love!” said Len Ciciretto, president of MG. “This is a chance to get endless hours of hilarious and horrifically extreme gameplay for an unbelievable price.”

The Serious Sam Collection elevates the frantic chaos of the most intense first-person shooter (FPS) to a whole new level. Re-mastered in high definition, and featuring revamped visuals and more over-the-top action than ever before, players will follow the notorious hero, Sam ‘Serious’ Stone, in his quest to destroy the alien overlord, Mental, and hordes of monstrous minions.

Developed by Croteam, The Serious Sam Collection will include:

* Serious Sam HD: The First Encounter

Take control of Sam Stone as he is sent back in time to ancient Egypt to take down swarms of evil forces led by Mental and his Sirian army.

* Serious Sam HD: The Second Encounter

The high definition hysteria continues in the seriously outrageous sequel, with manic action and conquest from the golden age of first-person shooters.

* Serious Sam 3: BFE (plus Jewel of the Nile DLC pack)

The addictive third installment of the Serious Sam series brings you back to where the story all began: Before the First Encounter! Unleash pure mayhem with up to 16 other players or go for broke in versus modes like Deathmatch and Beast Hunt.

* Serious Sam: Double D XXL

Serious Sam: Double D XXL takes FPS to a new dimension, putting your favorite hero in a retro setting filled with new tricks and treats!

The Serious Sam Collection will be available July 16, 2013 on Xbox 360.

Staff writer