Sam & Max are 25! Celebrated Crime-Fighting Duo Hit Landmark Anniversary

TelltaleGamesTelltaleGames Former Telltale Staff

Has it really been 25 years already? To commemorate the quarterlife crisis of the beloved Freelance Police duo, we've announced special prices for all our Sam & Max videogames, plus a giveaway promotion!


The fedora-wearing canine Sam and his crazed lagomorph companion Max began busting crimes on the sketchy streets of New York City a quarter of a century ago, and have been going strong ever since! We've captured their exploits in three full seasons of adventure games across multiple platforms. And now, they're available at a special price!

And now that they're 25, with the money saved, they can finally rent a new car!

Special 25th Anniversary Offers:

Xbox LIVE – Back to School Sale – Now through September 10, 2012

$10 (800 Microsoft Points) for each individual season, which includes Sam & Max: Beyond Time & Space and Sam & Max: Save the World

Steam – Weekend Deal – September 13th – 16th, 2012

$14.99 for the Sam & Max Complete Pack (includes all 3 seasons – Sam & Max: Save the World, Sam & Max: Beyond Time and Space, and Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse).

Individual seasons – Sam & Max: Save the World, Sam & Max: Beyond Time and Space will be available for $9.99 each and Sam & Max: The Devil’s Playhouse will be available for $11.49.

App Store - iPhone and iPad – Now through October 1, 2012

$.99 for all individual episodes in the Sam & Max: Beyond Time and Space season (Universal App).

PlayStation®Network (SCEA) – Now through October 2, 2012

$20 Bundle Offer for Sam & Max: The Devil’s Playhouse and Sam & Max: Beyond Time and Space, and $12.99 for each individual season.

PlayStation®Network (SCEE) – Summer Sale – Now through October 5, 2012

€12.99 for each individual season, which includes Sam & Max: The Devil’s Playhouse and Sam & Max: Beyond Time and Space


25 Years of Sam & Max

Created by Steve Purcell, Sam & Max began their exploits in the indie comic book world with a daring adventure to the Philippines called "Monkeys Violating the Heavenly Temple" (drawn entirely without reference). After a series of follow-up comic books, the critically-acclaimed Sam & Max Hit the Road adventure game released in 1993. The dog and rabbity-thing duo moved to television in an award-winning animated series, an Eisner Award winning webcomic, and games for virtually every kind of gaming system.  As for Steve Purcell, among many other ground-breaking projects, he has gone on to co-write and co-direct one of the top grossing films of 2012: Pixar/Disney’s “Brave.”

Telltale CEO Dan Connors said, “We’re very excited to celebrate Sam & Max’s anniversary. Steve Purcell created something unique, funny and enduring that continues to grab new fans every single year; now’s the perfect time for gamers to see what all the fuss is about and for current fans to complete their collections with these special offers.”

“Sam & Max have always had a happy home at Telltale”,
said creator Steve Purcell. “They just “get” what Sam & Max is about and so these games are the perfect place to enter their world. It’s wonderful and gratifying that after 25 years, Sam & Max continue to make people happy and I’m excited that these offers provide gamers with an opportunity to play the marvelously inventive games that Telltale made. Here’s to another 25 years!”

We'd like to thank our fans for sticking with us along our crazy freelance policing adventures over the years, and ask that you share your favorite stories, artwork, and picures of their exploits!


Tweet to @telltalegames and hashtag #SamMax25 with anything related to our heroes to celebrate this momentous occasion.  One random and lucky winner on twitter will win a limited edition, DELUXE Sam & Max statue! Oh my! Winner to be announced at the end of September... Best of luck to our biggest fans!


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