The upstart Croatian game design studio Croteam proved itself to the world with the 2001 release of Serious Sam: The First Encounter, a first-person shooter that bucked contemporary trends of complex mission objectives and intricate storylines to offer traditional, straight-forward, hard-core action. This appropriately-titled second release offers more of the same.
After successfully defeating the aliens in ancient Egypt, Sam "Serious" Stone shanghaied their spaceship and headed for their home planet. While our hero didn't quite make it that far -- instead crash-landing back to Earth, into a South American mountain range -- he did gain the attention of additional alien forces. Now he faces a new onslaught of baddies; wave after wave of evil enemies in need of fast, furious fragging