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Serious Sam 3: BFE

Serious Sam 3: BFE and DLC receive permanent price cut
7 years ago

Serious Sam 3: BFE and DLC receive permanent price cut

Arcade run-and-gun FPS, Serious Sam 3: BFE and its expansion downloadable content Jewel of the Nile have received a permanent trim to their price tags. Both digital offerings released simultaneously last October …
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Deal of the Week: Serious Sam Special
8 years ago

Deal of the Week: Serious Sam Special

This week’s Deal of the Week discounts Serious Sam on XBLA. Those with a Gold Membership can pick up Serious Sam: The First Encounter, Serious Sam: The Second Encounter
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Serious Sam 3: BFE – Jewel of the Nile review (XBLA DLC)
8 years ago

Serious Sam 3: BFE – Jewel of the Nile review (XBLA DLC)

The Jewel of the Nile downloadable content for Serious Sam 3: BFE was developed by Croteam and published by Devolver Digital. It was released on October 17, 2012, for 1200 MSP. A copy was provided for review purpose.

Jewel of the Nile is an interesting approach to how digital games could be published in the future. It’s really a companion piece to Serious Sam 3: BFE, a small portion of the game that was deemed valuable enough to sell on its own for the price of the original. The “downloadable content” adds a few additional campaign levels and the online competitive multiplayer suite.

The idea of selling digital games in a piecemeal fashion certainly has its merits. By allowing players the option to purchase a title in discounted portions, they could potentially tailor their experience and save money by avoiding elements that don’t apply to their interests. Unfortunately, the Jewel of the Nile downloadable content originated in the opposite school of thought. Where dicing up a complete game and selling it in chunks seems like a good opportunity to cash in at the expense of eager fans. You could argue that the content contained within Jewel of the Nile is enough to warrant the price, but compared to what’s offered in Serious Sam 3: BFE, you’d be wrong.

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Serious Sam 3: BFE review (XBLA)
8 years ago

Serious Sam 3: BFE review (XBLA)

Serious Sam 3: BFE was developed by Croteam and published by Devolver Digital. It was released on October 17, 2012, for 1200 MSP. A copy was provided for review purpose.

It’s been a long road for “Serious” Sam Stone. Over a decade ago, he dove into the past to prevent a present-day alien invasion by confronting the extraterrestrial menace throughout ancient Egypt and Mesoamerica. Serious Sam 3: BFE (Before First Encounter) picks up that story before it began, following Sam as he battles through modern Egypt on a mission to activate the time travel device and begin that inevitable journey.

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XBLA Wednesday plus this week’s sales – October 17
8 years ago

XBLA Wednesday plus this week’s sales – October 17

This week sees two XBLA releases. Firstly Zombie Driver HD is released for 800 MSP, a game which sees players driving over hordes of zombies in a top-down world. …
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Serious Sam 3: BFE arriving next week
8 years ago

Serious Sam 3: BFE arriving next week

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Developer Croteam has announced that Serious Sam 3: BFE will be released October 17 on XBLA. The game will be available in two parts; the main campaign, which contains …
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Serious Sam 3: BFE to release in two halves on XBLA
8 years ago

Serious Sam 3: BFE to release in two halves on XBLA

Croteam have announced via their Serious Sam Twitter account that the upcoming Serious Sam 3: BFE will be released onto XBLA in two parts. Gamers can pick up the …
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Newsbit: Serious Sam 3: BFE passes certification
8 years ago

Newsbit: Serious Sam 3: BFE passes certification

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Croteam’s Serious Sam 3: BFE passed certification this morning. Sam’s newest adventure will feature cooperative and competitive multiplayer, both splitscreen and online. Certification is the last major milestone before nailing …
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