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Score Breakdown Based on 723 ratings
  1. 10 (153)
  2. 9 (151)
  3. 8 (196)
  4. 7 (114)
  5. 6 (46)
  6. 5 (17)
  7. 4 (14)
  8. 3 (4)
  9. 2 (10)
  10. 1 (18)

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  • User Rating 9.5

    High Definition makes this game an instant classic

    Rated on November 27, 2009 by scvido

    i've lost count of how many times i played the original Serious Sam and its sequel, but nothing prepared me for SS HD. Graphics - mind blowingly epic, totally transformed the game, the amazing thin...

    9 out of 11 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    a revamped serious sam game.. outfitted with a HD graphics effects.. but seems to fall short of my expectations.

    Rated on November 28, 2009 by xxadonisxx

    This is a FPS shooter based on the sci-fi game series serious sam, sam is a human who defends the earth against hordes of aliens trying to invade the planet.. you are equipped by a magnum,a dual weild...

    1 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    Serious Sam finally returns............... in HD!

    Rated on November 28, 2009 by prkprkprk

    I remember Serious Sam. Do you? Yes, that one. Out of all the FPS games in the world, this is one of the few I think of when I hear "FPS", along with Half-Life, Doom, Quake, Halo, Call of Duty, and Me...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    The Same Great Game, But in HD!

    Rated on November 29, 2009 by rikardunreal

    This game reminded me of the days I played the Serious Sam: The First Encounter. It's actually quite the same, but now in HD. This really makes it more fun to play because everything is way more detai...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Are you serious?This game rocks!!!If you want to spent your time with fun,the only way to do it is to buy This game.

    Rated on December 02, 2009 by MOTORHEAT

    This game have action all the time,monsters dont stop to appear,all the time you are killing..killing and killing.Moreover there are great bosses which sometimes are gigantic!It has good grafics and s...

    4 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    7.5 my ASS! Serious Sam is good... Its REALLY good... Read my review!

    Rated on January 16, 2010 by polywoly9

    Back in 2002, Serious Sam: The First Encounter was my first, first person shooter. I played it non stop for months and only stopped when the game crashed, the settings were all defaulted, and because ...

    13 out of 16 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Serious Sam HD is a great first person shooter that is definitely worth checking out!

    Rated on January 17, 2010 by DryBomber5

    The original Serious Sam: The First Encounter came out march 2001, & at the time it was surprisingly good. Now, it is 2010 & it is back on the xbox 360 as a download in HD & I have to say it's still a...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    7.5??? Seriously Gamespot???? Serious Sam is Well above a 7.5

    Rated on January 21, 2010 by NinoSwaG

    I remember back in about 2002 when I played Serious Sam on pc. I loved it and continued playing it to the point where my disk was worn to the point where it was unreadable. I loved the game and contin...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Well I am a fan of the Timesplitters series. This is my Next-Gen replacement. Fast paced, funny, exiting, awesome!

    Rated on February 20, 2010 by spooderweld

    I would like to reiterate that I am a HUGE fan of the 'Timesplitters' series. Look it up if you have never heard of it, then play it! Let's get one thing out of the way. Serious Sam HD: The First Enco...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    A tough FPS with plenty to shoot

    Rated on September 08, 2013 by Ignition_jammy

    Serious Sam is a first-person shooter set in Egypt. Sam, a Duke Nukem-esque character, has been sent back in time to destroy an alien race in order to prevent the current threat to humanity. I was exp...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.