Serious Sam: Tormental is a 3D rogue-lite top-down shooter where you blast your way through the tormented mind of demigod of destruction Mental, as he imagines worlds and monsters that stand on your path towards his inner ego. Let the showdown begin!
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Note: This Early Access game is not complete and may or may not change further. If you are not excited to play this game in its current state, then you should wait to see if the game progresses further in development. Learn more

What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Serious Sam: Tormental (SST) is already fully playable and good enough to enjoy. We want to use Early Access to make it bigger and better, so there will be much more content in the final version and we will also balance the game with every update. We will work very closely with the community to improve the game and release regular updates with new content, fixes and community suggestions.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“SST is planned to be in Early Access for around 2-3 months to add what we have planned. Depending on how we hit our internal milestones, the EA sales results and requested features from community, we could go up to 12 months.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The full version will have lots of additional and improved content, including new areas, characters, weapons and boss fights.
Improved leaderboards, daily runs, localizations and other social features are also planned to be incorporated as the community grows.
We will be directly looking to the community to determine how and when new features and content gets added.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

  • 3 areas to explore
  • 4 boss fights to survive
  • 4 playable characters to master
  • 20 weapons to shoot with
  • 20 upgrades to mix and match

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“The price will start at a lower point as a thank you to all the people who supported us in this stage of development and will increase gradually as more content will be added to the game and we get closer to full release.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We will communicate directly with our community primary through the SST Discord Server (https://discord.gg/23JVvDJ) and SST’s Steam Community Forum.

We are looking for different types of feedback:

Game balancing:
We want challenging, but fair and enjoyable experience. If you find some challenges that are too hard and unfair to players, please report them so we can fix them. We are aiming for that sweet spot between challenging game and broken controller and we’re counting on the community helping out with this.

Suggestions and ideas:
We actively encourage members of the community to contribute their ideas on how to improve the game with new content or design ideas. We have a pretty clear vision of what we want to create, but we'd like to be able to incorporate any awesome ideas we receive from you where possible.

Bugs:
We already worked so hard to provide bug-free experience in the current state of the game. However with new content we expect new bugs to pop out, which will be dealt promptly.”
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Available: April 2

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March 13

Tormental - Early Access Release Announcement



Good news everyone!

Serious Sam: Tormental is coming to Early Access on April 2, 2019 so we hope you're ready! You will be able to choose between Sam Stone, Bulb, Netricsa and Bomb and help them survive the terrifying journey through Mental's twisted mind! It's very dark in there so don't forget to take a friend with you to co-op mode and confront Mental together.

This is just the beginning because we still have big plans for Tormental and plenty of content to implement in the game. We will share Early Access roadmap with you soon so you will be able to stay up to date with updates and share your feedback with us! You can wishlist the game now or join us on April 2, 2019 and help us make the game as best as possible for full release. :steamhappy:

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February 27

Tormental - Serious Weapons

Hi everyone!
In today’s post we will be talking a lot about serious weapons! In Serious Sam: Tormental we are adding bunch of completely new weapons to the usual Serious Sam roster. Along with using some of your favorites from the Serious Sam series, you will be able to demolish Mental’s hordes in ways you never could before! So let’s get started, so we can finish this quickly and get back to destroying, smashing, and burning stuff!

Harpoongun: shoot deadly sharp harpoons that stab into the flesh of your enemies and take them on a ride - until they hit the wall and explode! This is especially effective when combined with exploding enemies like the Kamikazes, as it will turn your harpoons into missiles of mayhem. It's like spearfishing, but with more explosions.



Electric Shotgun: shoots quick bursts of electricity which shocks the enemies and spreads the electric joy to any other enemies that might happen to be nearby. Let’s connect!



Boomerang: this little puppy will follow you around the level, making it possible to guide it towards the enemies and hit them multiple times. If it manages to get back to you after it has done its job, it will return you all the ammo it consumed.



Most of these weapons can be also leveled up at the weapons shop. Higher-level versions are usually more effective, but also spend more ammo.

Flamethrower: unleashes fountains of flame onto your enemies, making for a nice bonfire. The only drawback is that they will start moving rapidly, and shooting frantically, so better stay back and enjoy the show until they are burned to a crisp. Can be also used to start a nice BBQ.

Flamethrower Twin: adds an additional turret, longer range of fire (literally), requires double the fuel and stronger muscles to wield.



Machinegun: transforms into the Triple Machinegun. Double cost, triple bullets, and lots more spread, making it more efficient against multiple targets. Although emptying the clip into an enemy's face at point-blank range also works just great.



Powered-up Homing Missiles: now shoots 3 homing missiles which hunt enemies down, and also destroy any wall they happen to crash into. Caution is advised when the enemies are standing right next to you, as the explosion might just take you along with them... unless you have the Atomic Skin perk equipped, that is!




In this post we showcased 7 of the 38 weapons we currently have ready for the Early Access version, and that is only to start with!

What weapon would you like to see in the game? Do you have any deep, dark desires for the ultimate weapon of impling destruction? Hit us up with your ideas, and remember: “It ain’t the size that matters, it’s how you use it!” Unless it’s a rocket launcher… then it is the size.

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About This Game

Deep into an abandoned temple of Egypt lies a cursed artifact, an ancient device capable of the unthinkable; Could this be the key to enter the mind of the god of destruction: Mental?

This may be your only chance to delve deep into the twisted world of its mind, where [Sam]'s quest will lead him against reckless hordes of monsters product of Mental's wicked imagination. Blast your way through the most hideous corners of its mind, and prepare for a brain-melting showdown!

Features:

  • Fight against the wicked imaginations inside the mind of Mental, destructive god and Serious Sam's arch enemy, in an attempt to stop him once and for all.
  • Rich with content and replayability: procedurally generated dungeons, characters with unique abilities, randomized pools of powerful upgrades, tons of fun Serious Weapons ™.
  • The Vault ™: The final area contains many secrets and links to Mental’s identity, giving you more goals than just “defeat the final boss”. You will need to beat many challenges in order to stop Mental once and for all.
  • Mindmap: discover hidden ideas inside of Mental's mind - what enemies, weapons, and items is he imagining to use in the real world? Acquire those ideas, and use them by yourself. Can you discover all of them?
  • Every run, gather & combine random gun parts to construct unique powerful weapons.
  • Quests: beat various challenges to unlock new worlds, characters, Serious Weapons ™ and upgrades. Over time, you will discover new places hidden inside of Mental's mind.
  • Play together in local Co-op mode. Face stronger bosses, compete for (or share!) XP and revive each other with ankh pickups!
  • Tight mechanics & controls. Gamepad friendly. Precise visual collision similar to 2D games.
  • Created by fans of Geometry Wars, Nuclear Throne, Binding of Isaac, Serious Sam and Enter the Gungeon. <3

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 / 8 / 10
    • Processor: 2 GHz Processor
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 3D graphics card
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 1 GB available space

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