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Serious Sam 4 Review: A whimsical and outdated FPS

Many gamers look in the rearview mirror to scrutinize the past in 2020. So it’s no wonder we are seeing the return of franchises rooted in that same distant past. Publishers are simply surfing this nostalgic wave, and drawing from their repose sagas and iconic characters able to make our “gamer” hearts vibrate in unison. Sam Stone is back to make the powder talk in Serious Sam 4 . But this hero, symbol of an uninhibited vision of the video game in the early 2000s, is he still capable of repelling an alien invasion? Sam Stone aka "Serious Sam" and his band of second knives travel across Europe from Rome to Carcassonne, allowing themselves a stopover in the cities of Prague or Pompeii. These utterly cartoonish figures oppose Mental, an alien entity bent on exterminating the human race, and attempt to repel its invading forces. The scenario, pretext for a succession of carnages in the four corners of the old continent, pays homage to the B series in what it has more recreational