Serious Sam 4 Gameplay Reveal Shows A Return To The Messy, Chaotic Roots Of The Series

Serious Sam 4 has shown off gameplay footage, and it looks like a classic Serious Sam experience--but in much higher detail.

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The first gameplay footage of Serious Sam 4: Planet Badass has debuted during the Devolver Digital Direct stream, showing off upcoming game's wild, chaotic violence. It looks a lot like previous games in the series, with a lot of enemies on screen at once, but with updated graphics.

You'll once again be playing as Sam "Serious" Stone, the leader of the Earth Defense Force (no relation). This is a prequel, and the focus is yet again on strafing and backing away from enormous hordes while firing everything you have into enemies and watching them explode.

You can check it out for yourself in the trailer below.

The game offers up a level of fidelity that wasn't possible in earlier entries in the series. As with all mainline Serious Sam games, it's developed by Croteam.

The game is coming in August for PC and Stadia. A specific date has not been set yet.

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