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Serious Sam 4 announced, coming to PC and Stadia this summer

Time to get serious again. Croteam’s insane FPS series is returning for a fourth outing. It heats up on the PC and Stadia this August.

Ready to rock

Yep, it’s time to lock and load one more time as Sam is back in action. Or at least, he will be come this August the 4th. That’s when Serious Sam 4 is set to land on the PC and Google’s Stadia platform.

Publisher Devolver Digital made the news official today with a surprise announcement and a teaser trailer. Though it doesn’t show much, it definitely carries over the crazy themes that the previous Sam titles reveled in.

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. 

Devolver Digital

What’s to come

As you can see, we didn’t actually get a look at any actual gameplay. What was included though, were a few tidbits about what to expect from the game’s campaign. First, Sam 4 will offer up 4-player co-op, so you’ll be able to blast aliens and monsters with your buddies. That should be fun.

We also got some info about the bad guys that you’ll be facing though. Those include returning enemies and new inclusions. Then on top of that, Devolver gave a brief rundown on the hardware you’ll use to blast those villains with.

  • HORDESOF INVADERSThe 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.
  • EXPLOSIVE ARSENALArmed 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. 
  • COOPERATIVE MAYHEMSmash 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.
  • LEGION SYSTEMSerious Sam 4 unleashes some of the biggest moments in the series’ history with the new Legion System and battlefields teeming with thousands of enemies!

About Jason Micciche

Jason's been knee deep in videogames since he was but a lad. Cutting his teeth on the pixely glory that was the Atari 2600, he's been hack'n'slashing and shoot'em'uping ever since. Mainly an FPS and action guy, Jason enjoys the occasional well crafted title from every genre.

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