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For a $20 Online Shooter, You Can't Complain Too Much 0

Serious Sam has somewhat of a cult following on the PC, and Xbox owners got a taste of the madness a little over year ago.  Now PS2 and Gamecube owners get The Next Encounter which takes Sam through Ancient Rome, Atlantis, and Ancient China.  This is by no means some epic FPS like Halo or Far Cry.  Next Encounter is basically a throwback to the reckless style of the early FPS games where you enter a room, the doors lock, a whole bunch of monsters show up, and then you have to kill everythin...

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A great concept marred by a horrid execution 0

Serious Sam: Next Encounter is one of those games that looks good on paper, but fails in its execution. Its concept to provide players with a fast-paced, madcap shooting experience where hoards upon hoards of enemies are coming at you non-stop may work on a basic level, and capture the spirit of the series perfectly, but the end result is an absolute mess.Numerous technical issues, generally poor design choices, and horrid visuals and audio, to name a few, trample the game's otherwise coo...

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