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Sam & Max Beyond Time and Space review

Great
AT A GLANCE
  • Tons of imagination
  • High-quality humor
  • Great puzzles and minigames
  • Not all episodes of equal quality
  • A bit late coming to 360
  • A few weak puzzles

A superb seasonal adventure kicks off this latest foray into the weird world of Sam and Max. This time the duo must perform an exorcism on Santa, contend with a pop-quoting robot and even descend into the bowels of hell itself.

It’s typically anarchic stuff peppered with the usual acidic humour and in-jokes, but it’s the usual high standard of logical problems to solve that’ll keep you coming back for more. There are also a number of well-handled minigame-type diversions to try out, such as a boxing match between a rat and a sinister-looking toy and the irresistible opportunity to run down the duo’s answer to Sesame Street’s Elmo. In short: this is another superb addition to the much loved series. If you’re a fan of the duo, go get it.

Nov 24, 2009

More Info

Release date: Mar 16 2010 - Wii
Oct 14 2009 - Xbox 360 (US)
Mar 16 2010 - Wii
Oct 14 2009 - Xbox 360 (UK)
Available Platforms: PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
Genre: Adventure
Published by: Telltale Games
Developed by: Telltale Games
Franchise: Sam & Max
ESRB Rating:
Teen: Cartoon Violence, Crude Humor, Drug Reference, Mild Suggestive Themes, Mild Language
PEGI Rating:
12+

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3 comments

  • Xeacons - November 28, 2009 11:24 p.m.

    Thus far it's out on PC, hardcopy and download (from Telltalegames.com and Steam) and XBL. It has not yet been announced for Wii. I'm still waiting. They've been a little slow with the Monkey Island episodes too.
  • CreeplyTuna - November 28, 2009 6:19 p.m.

    do they have this on the pc or steam? if so i would like to try it
  • hybrid616 - November 27, 2009 12:51 a.m.

    is season 2 coming out on the wii? if so, when will it come out in the UK?

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