Serious Sam: Next Encounter GameCube

Metascore
69

Mixed or average reviews - based on 18 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 18
  2. Negative: 0 out of 18
Buy On
  1. Tremendously fun, and the co-operative mode is a thing of brilliance. It might look a bit scrappy but it works a treat. [GamesMaster]
  2. What it lacks in finesse and refinement it makes up for in its relentless pace and continuous blasting lunacy. It won’t be the sort of game you’ll be telling your grandkids about in years to come, but it does the job and for its bargain price.
  3. 80
    It’s as fast and frantic a shooter as you’ll find anywhere.
  4. Hidden levels, new features, and cheats all await the dedicated gamer. However, it will take a seriously patient player to not only finish the game, but to go back and earn the gold medals. [May 2004, p.94]
  5. A game where you have to kill a seriously stupid amount of vicious creatures, who lack the brains to do much other than charge straight at you. It's an absolute apocalypse and in terms of body count makes "TimeSplitters 2" look like Songs of Praise.

Awards & Rankings

#49 Most Discussed GameCube Game of 2004
User Score
8.4

Generally favorable reviews- based on 9 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 1 out of 4
  1. Ryencoke
    Mar 31, 2005
    2
    This game is just horrible.
  2. Bobthebuilder
    Jul 1, 2004
    10
    This game is brilliant and I have never played on anything better but one thing how do you drive the serious sub and what level I have foundThis game is brilliant and I have never played on anything better but one thing how do you drive the serious sub and what level I have found it but I cannot drive it. it just takes you to the next level. Full Review »
  3. RuzM.
    May 5, 2004
    10
    Real good no brainer fun. Fast frame rate and loads to kill kill kill! great for picking up and playing in a 5 min coffee break!