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The ten best videogame detectives EVER!

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Sam & Max series. It was 1987 when the very first Sam & Max comic was released, inspiring one of the greatest and most charming adventure game series ever. Everyone is celebrating this exc...   read

 
 
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GOG.com welcomes Sam, Max, and Guybrush

GOG.com has been my go-to site for adventure gaming for quite some time. It used to just be for the classics I remember from my misspent youth; whiled away with pointing and, indeed, clicking. Now, more and more modern titles have been appe...   read

 
 
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The grand adventure: Making a comeback

Check out the first part of the feature, here! The last few years have been an interesting time for the adventure game genre. After a decade of disappointment, fans finally started to see more and more titles appear and most importantly, be...   read

 
 
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The grand adventure: Adventure games through the ages

There's a second part, too! For almost a decade, I used to hate being an adventure game fan. It meant that I had experienced some of the best writing and most inventive gameplay the medium had to offer, only to have that taken away from me ...   read

 
 
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Sam & Max are back with dancing corpses

This time Sam and Max star in Night of the Raving Dead and will head to Germany where they will go up against an emo vampire and zombies who like to get their freak on. The third episode in Beyond Time and Space is out now fo...   read

 
 
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Free Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse with Netflix trial

Telltale Games has a bit of a deal going on right now, if you're in the market for some videogame adventuring and enjoy the occasional movie. Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse is being offered for free to those in Canada and the United S...   read

 
 
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Telltale announces all-star Poker Night at The Inventory

Telltale Games has announced what it's calling "the Citizen Kane of poker games," and it might be right -- Poker Night at The Inventory sounds like the best thing ever. The game will star Penny Arcade's Tycho, Max of Sam & Max, they Hea...   read

 
 
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Telltale teases something, awesomeness almost guaranteed

If you've been a fan of almost anything Telltale Games has ever done (and really you should be) then the teaser trailer above is going to get you pretty darn randy in your nether reasons. The teaser is short and sweet, but should get ma...   read

 
 
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Review: Sam & Max in They Stole Max's Brain!

The third season of Sam & Max from Telltale has been chugging right along with two rather enjoyable chapters. Max has psychic powers, the duo have learned a bit about their ancestry and dealt with some of the most interesting chara...   read

 
 
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PSN has the new Sam & Max season on sale this month

I am really enjoying The Devil's Playhouse, the latest season of Sam & Max. The writing is sharp and funny as ever, and Telltale has been experimenting with some interesting mechanics in the first two episodes. It's all off to a very st...   read

 
 


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Review: Sam & Max in The Tomb of Sammun-Mak

The second episode in the third season of Sam & Max released today, entitled, "The Tomb of Sammun-Mak." We've already played it because we know how important it is that you know what you're getting into with these videogame things ...   read

 
 
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Telltale teases new Sam & Max episode with art, details

Thanks to episodic gaming, we rarely have to wait for a sequel. Such is the case with Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse. The series is slated to pick up again "in just a few short weeks" with the release of the second episode: the "Tomb ...   read

 
 
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Review: Sam & Max in The Penal Zone

Sam and Max, Freelance Police, have had a busy few years. Between repeatedly saving the world, making new friends and taking control of the United States government, things have barely had a chance to slow down for the dog and his rabbity t...   read

 
 
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Sam & Max items come to Team Fortress 2

The third season of Sam & Max kicked off this afternoon for owners of PS3s and PCs, as the first digital episode barreled its way onto PSN and PC digital delivery services. But Steam users, specifically Valve enthusiasts, are getting so...   read

 
 
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Sam & Max teleport in The Penal Zone

The new season of Sam & Max, The Devil's Playhouse, premieres on PC this Thursday. To get a hint of what we're in for, Telltale released this new video of footage from the game. In it, Sam & Max travel using one of Max's terrifying...   read

 
 
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Telltale's Sam & Max 'The Penal Zone' hits iPad

Yeah, I'm just as sick of all of this iPad game talk as the next guy, but here's a good case for the device -- a new way to experience point and click adventure games. Telltale Games has launched "The Penal Zone," the first episode of the u...   read

 
 
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Sam & Max season 3 poaches pre-order price cut on PSN

Alright, let's be frank here -- I'll take any chance I can get to pimp Telltale Games' Sam & Max games. The justification this time is that some new-fangled PlayStation Network pre-order starts today. As in right now. If you pre-order n...   read

 
 
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Sam & Max season three outed as The Devil's Playhouse

It would appear that Telltale Games is preparing a brand new adventure for Sam & Max with a third season of mindbending puzzles and faintly embarrassing witticisms. It's called Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse. At least, that's...   read

 
 
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Take a survey, get a free Telltale game

Seeking some input on the next Sam & Max season, the fine folks at Telltale Games want to know about what kinds of games you're playing and have set up a survey to ask exactly that. They're not only fine, but they're smart too. They kno...   read

 
 
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Dear Telltale: I love you, but ...

For helping make point-and-click adventure games popular again and for single-handedly proving that episodic gaming could be a successful and creatively fresh way of releasing videogames, I will always love Telltale Games. The company could...   read

 
 
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Sam and Max Save the World gets an XBLA release date

Telltale Games have been burning both ends of the wick recently: they just launched the first episode of Wallace and Gromit on XBLA, announced Tales of Monkey Island, and are about to release Sam & Max Save the World. The latest additio...   read

 
 
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Sam & Max Seasons 1 and 2 coming to Xbox LIVE Arcade

You read that headline right -- Telltale has announced that Sam & Max will be coming to Xbox LIVE Arcade this year. Season one and seasons two -- already released for PC and Wii -- will be made available as full-season bundles, cal...   read

 
 
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Symbiote Studios announces the Sam & Max statue

I've kept an eye on Symbiote Studios ever since they took the commendable step of transforming Dr. Tran into a collectible I could actually buy and decorate my desk with, and it seems that they are aiming to please even more gamers with the...   read

 
 
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Destructoid review: Sam & Max Season One

Games that strictly approach from a comedic angle are rare these days. In a time when interactive entertainment predominately consists of badass protagonists wielding large guns, it's refreshing to see that there is still a place for a dog ...   read

 
 
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PAX 08: Hands on with Sam and Max Season One ... for the Wii, OMG!

After its PC debut on Gametap nearly two years ago, the entirety of Sam and Max Season One will be making its way to the Wii this fall. And considering the game has been rumored to be coming to Nintendo’s console for just as long, I&r...   read

 
 
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