Toronto, Canada; Vienna, Austria. June 7, 2007. After much anticipation, Sam&Max, the legendary dog and rabbit crime-fighting stars, are making their way to all major retail stores worldwide in August 2007 with Sam&Max: Season 1 for Windows®– and they're bringing along a full-size printed color poster and a Bonus CD full of hilarious extras!
This is the stuff of every collector’s dream, with goodies that include:
- <*>An all new“Making Sam&Max” behind the scenes video*> <*>A full-sized printed poster featuring artwork by Sam&Max creator Steve Purcell*> <*>Trailers for all six episodes*> <*>Previously unreleased character bios*> <*>Loads of concept artwork*> <*>Desktop wallpapers*> <*>An MP3 soundtrack sampler*>
All of this is included with The Adventure Company/JoWooD retail version of Sam&Max: Season 1 for Windows® releasing to fans around the world in English, French and German!
Sam&Max aren't your average crime-fighting duo. Sam is a six-foot tall canine shamus with a love of justice. Max is hyperkinetic rabbity-thing with a taste for violence. Together, Sam&Max are the Freelance Police, ridding the streets of bottom-feeding sludge one dastardly miscreant at a time. Now you’ll finally be able to learn how this episodic series came together with its bizarre humor, vivid 3D graphics and clever gameplay in the all-new behind the scenes video footage. Hear development secrets about Sam&Max, straight from the mouths of series creator Steve Purcell and members of the Season 1 development team.
“We are very excited to bring Sam&Max: Season 1 to a bigger audience than ever with our Windows® release this summer and can’t wait to give fans the treats they’ve been asking for on the Bonus CD!” said Albert Seidl, President and CEO for the JoWooD Group.
Sam&Max: Season 1, the funniest game in years, will be released worldwide for Windows® in August 2007 for a suggested retail price of $29.99 USD/€29.99.
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About DreamCatcher Inc.
DreamCatcher Inc. is a leading publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment software. Established in 1996, the company markets its products under two popular labels: DreamCatcher Games, featuring the critically acclaimed, best-selling game Painkiller; and The Adventure Company, the number one brand for PC adventure games worldwide, including award winning titles such as Syberia and Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None.
DreamCatcher products include titles for the PC as well as leading hardware platforms - the PlayStation®2 Computer Entertainment System, the PlayStation® Portable (PSP) System, the Xbox® Video Game and Entertainment System, the Nintendo Wii®, DS®, GameCube® and Game Boy® Advance.
DreamCatcher Inc. located in Toronto, Canada. For more information visit www.dreamcatchergames.com.
About JoWooD Productions Software AG
JoWooD Productions Software AG (ATXPrime: JWD) is listed in the Prime Market segment of the Vienna stock exchange. JoWooD is a leading publisher of computer and videogames, releasing international acclaimed, high-quality titles for all existing and future gaming systems. JoWooD games are distributed worldwide by an efficient net of distribution partners.
Visit http://corporate.jowood.com for more information
Steve Purcell published "Monkeys Violating the Heavenly Temple" as his first Sam&Max comic in 1987. Sam&Max solved assorted crimes and mysteries as Freelance Police in their sturdy 1960 Black and White De Soto Adventurer from their home base in New York City. After a series of follow-up comic books, Purcell worked with a team at LucasArts to create the critically acclaimed Sam&Max Hit the Road adventure game in 1993. The dog and rabbity-thing duo moved to television in an award-winning animated series in 1997, and are now appearing in an all-new webcomic series at www.telltalegames.com.
Telltale is a new breed of interactive entertainment company pioneering high-caliber episodic game publishing and development. Founded in 2004 by industry veterans with decades of experience, the company has quickly become a leader in episodic gaming by delivering award-winning interactive experiences that emphasize engaging stories, strong characters, and rich worlds. Telltale has shipped 10 titles to date, using proprietary tools that streamline development of high-quality, cinematic experiences for multiple platforms and digital distribution. These releases include the monthly six-episode series Sam&Max: Season 1, episodes adapted from Jeff Smith's epic Bone graphic novel series, and games based on television's popular CSI program in partnership with Ubisoft. Telltale offers content development and custom publishing services for license-holders interested in interactive adaptations of their properties. Telltale's games are available at the company's website and through select partners such as Turner Broadcasting's GameTap subscription service. To learn more about Telltale, please visit www.telltalegames.com.
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