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Sam & Max: Season One (Windows)

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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 Cutscenes menu
Sam & Max: Season One Windows Trainspotting
Sam & Max: Season One Windows Max is beta testing his IGF entry, release... candidate!
Sam & Max: Season One Windows Sybil's store (concept art)

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

An episodic feast of frivolous laughter micnictic (385) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
You crack me up little buddy! Though not as much as your older brother. St. Martyne (3540) 4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars

The Press Says

Just Adventure Aug 22, 2007 A 100
Factornews Oct 30, 2007 9 out of 10 90
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Aug 13, 2007 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Quandary Aug, 2007 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Game Over Online Aug 06, 2007 88 out of 100 88
Armchair Empire, The Aug 23, 2007 8.5 out of 10 85
GameStar (Germany) Sep 26, 2007 83 out of 100 83
GamingHeaven / DriverHeaven Jun 27, 2007 82 out of 100 82
Adventure Gamers Aug 30, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamekult Oct 05, 2007 7 out of 10 70

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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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