If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy.

Serious Sam 4 still happening, to feature cutting-edge technology

Serious Sam 4 will use some very advanced game development tech.

serious_sam_4_2014_reveal_1

Serious Sam developer Croteam has been very quiet about Serious Sam 4 since its announcement back in 2013. Now that the studio is done working on The Talos Principle, all hands are on deck to bring out another entry in the irreverent franchise.

Speaking with Reboot magazine in an interview, lead designer Davor Hunski and chief marketing officer Damjan Mravunac said the Serious Engine has seen considerable upgrades, even compared to the version used in The Talos Principle.

Technology such as motion capture and photogrammetry are being incorporated into the engine and will be used with Serious Sam 4. Interestingly, one developer said the small team approach Croteam employed with The Talso Principle seemed to render better outcomes, and an overall focus for the team.

Serious Sam 4 will also have a form of copy-protection similar to the one used with Serious Sam 3 and The Talos Principle, in that a certain part of the game becomes impossible to overcome if the copy is pirated.

You can watch the full interview below:

Thanks, DSOGaming.

About the Author

Sherif Saed avatar

Sherif Saed

Staff Writer

Whether it's news, reviews, or interviews - Sherif is always eager to tell you about video games. He plays shooters more than a sane person should, and occasionally has the skills to show for it.

Support VG247

You give us money, we give you an ad-free reading experience, merch discounts, a newsletter every month, and elite status amongst your friends.

See more information

Comments

More News

Latest Articles

VG247 logo

Buy our t-shirts, yeah

They're far more stylish than your average video game website tat.

VG247 Merch