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Review: Serious Sam: Double D XXL

Written by on February 18, 2013 in

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When Serious Sam Double D was released on PCs in 2011, the idea behind it seemed like a lot of fun. The core gameplay was built around using the “Gunstacker” to stack weapons on top of each other in order to create new and powerful combinations. While it worked fairly well, in retrospect the gun… Read More »


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Interview with Nathan Fouts of Mommy’s Best Games

Written by (@katanasquirrel) on February 4, 2013 in Features

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Mommy’s Best Games has produced some of the best games the Xbox Live Indie section has seen. With games like Weapon of Choice, Explosionade and Shoot 1Up under their belt, Serious Sam publisher, Devlover Digital, approached them about making a tie-in game. Dubbed, Serious Sam Double D, the title was a Contra-like 2D game with… Read More »


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Preview: Serious Sam Double D XXL

Written by (@katanasquirrel) on January 21, 2013 in Features

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A few years back when it was announced that Mommy’s Best Games, developers of the fantastic Xbox Live Indie titles like Shoot 1Up, were making a game in the franchise I was more than a little intrigued. Serious Sam Double D was a 2D sidescrolling shooter in the vein of Contra and was a blast… Read More »


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Serious Sam: Double D XXL Gets Face-Kickin’ New Trailer

Written by (@katanasquirrel) on January 11, 2013 in News

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The excellent Serious Sam: Double D, from the Mommy’s Best Games and Devolver Digital, is finally getting an Xbox Live Arcade port in a little over a month. Titled Serious Sam: Double D XXL, the port will include a variety of upgrades including new levels and weapons. However, the biggest addition will be the addition… Read More »


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A Serious Man: A Serious Sam Retrospective Part 2: All Cover? No, Man!

Written by (@katanasquirrel) on October 10, 2012 in Features

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After years of waiting for a new Serious Sam game, most of my hopes were dashed. In 2009, I had nearly completely forgotten about Serious Sam as a franchise simply because it had been so long since a new, proper iteration was released. Sure, I could go back and play the old games in the… Read More »


Xbox Indie Games in Need of Achievements

Xbox Indie Games in Need of Achievements

Written by (@leftybrown) on April 9, 2010 in Opinion

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When the Xbox 360 launched in November of 2005, Microsoft required games on the system to have achievements that players could earn for completing tasks in the game.  At the time there was some doubt how useful this system would be. Today, game achievements have changed gaming for a great many players.  Some gamers don’t… Read More »