Sam & Max: Season One

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Platforms
Critic Score User Score
Wii
71
3.5
Windows
86
4.0
Xbox 360
78
3.6
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Description

This is the collection of the six episodes of Telltale Games' first season of Sam & Max games. It includes: The digital download version was already available with the release of the first episode, in 2006 (though technically a pre-order), and the whole season was "re-released" in May 2007 when all episodes had been released individually. This collection is also available on a double-sided DVD, with the following extras:
  • Cover by Steve Purcell
  • Sam & Max videos: trailers, machinima shorts, Season 1 outtakes, a concept art montage, and some cutscene commentary, playable on a regular DVD player (region free).
Purchasers of the the digital download version can get the DVD for free (only shipping and handling needs to be paid) and also received some of the episodes a little earlier than single-episode buyers .

The US retail version differs from the digital download version and includes besides the episodes:
  • Full-sized poster with a Sam & Max artwork created by Steve Purcell
  • A bonus CD with an exclusive Sam & Max Behind the Scenes video, exclusive character biographies, trailers, several concept arts and desktop wallpapers and the Season One Soundtrack
The Wii version of the game offers the game for the first time on the platform, with all six episodes and adapted for the Wii controls, with no additional extras.

Screenshots

Sam & Max: Season One Windows The clip for the Independent Game Festival
Sam & Max: Season One Windows Bloopers: a microphone comes in view.
Sam & Max: Season One Windows Bloopers: Sam gives Max the finger for laughing at him messing up his lines.
Sam & Max: Season One Windows A frank discussion about hotdogs

Alternate Titles

  • "Сэм и Макс: Первый сезон" -- Russian spelling
  • "Sam & Max: Save the World" -- Xbox 360 / GoG title
  • "Sam & Max: Saison 1" -- French title
  • "Sam & Max: Primera Temporada Completa" -- Spanish title
  • "Sam & Max: Complete Season One" -- Steam title
  • "Sam and Max: Season 1" -- Alternative spelling

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User Reviews

Who needs Apu if you can have Bosco? Windows Cor 13 (174162)
An episodic feast of frivolous laughter Windows micnictic (385)
You crack me up little buddy! Though not as much as your older brother. Windows St. Martyne (3539)

Critic Reviews

AceGamez Windows 2007 10 out of 10 100
Video Game Generation Windows Mar 01, 2008 9 out of 10 90
GamingTrend Windows Feb, 2008 520 out of 600 87
TalkXbox Xbox 360 Jun 30, 2009 82 out of 100 82
Adventure Gamers Windows Aug 30, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Cubed3 Wii Feb 15, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Gamekult Windows Oct 05, 2007 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Wii Dec 22, 2008 70 out of 100 70
Mygamer.com Wii Dec 18, 2008 6.6 out of 10 66
Jeuxvideo.com Wii Dec 08, 2008 10 out of 20 50

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Trivia

German version

For the localized German version, JoWooD Productions managed to have Sam and Max voiced by the original German voice actors of the original game Sam & Max Hit the Road: Hans-Gerd Kilbinger and Sandra Schwittau.

Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2007 – #2 Best Adventure of the Year
    • 2007 – Most Humorous Game of the Year
  • Games for Windows Magazine
    • March 2008 - #6 Game of 2007
  • GameSpy
    • 2007 – #9 PC Game of the Year
    • 2007 – PC Adventure Game of the Year
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