The Adventure Company and JoWood Announce Sam & Max Season One Now Shipping to Retail

Hilarious duo makes eagerly awaited appearance in retail stores for the
first time in over 10 years!

Toronto, Canada. July 31, 2007. The Adventure Company and JoWooD Group
are pleased to announce that Sam & Max Season One for Windows(r) is now
shipping to stores throughout North America for a suggested retail price
of $29.99 USD. Fans everywhere have been eagerly awaiting this retail
release, which comes with a CD full of bonus extras and a full-sized
printed poster featuring artwork by Sam & Max creator Steve Purcell.

Over the last two decades, Sam & Max have gained immense popularity in a
number of formats, from independent comics to a popular graphic
adventure game, a Saturday morning cartoon, and most recently, Telltale
Games' downloadable episodic series, Sam & Max Season One. These
episodes have now been collected into a single retail product, making
Sam & Max Season One the equivalent of a television series' DVD "box
set" - a first in episodic gaming. Starting next week, the game will
appear in North American stores including Wal-Mart, Best Buy, Target,
Circuit City, and Comp USA. A European release will follow in September,
featuring full German and French localizations, as well as Italian

"The Adventure Company/JoWooD's release of Sam & Max Season One for
Windows marks the return of a tremendously popular franchise to the
retail market," said Albert Seidl President and CEO for the JoWooD
Group. "The retail release will reach a wider audience than ever and
combined with Telltale's recent announcement of Sam & Max Season Two, we
anticipate the already huge fan base of Sam & Max to grow

The Sam & Max Season One retail release contains all six episodes from
Season One and a ton of hilarious extras including:

A full-sized printed poster featuring artwork by Sam & Max
creator Steve Purcell
An all-new Sam & Max Behind the Scenes video
Trailers for all six episodes
Previously unreleased character bios
Loads of concept artwork
Desktop wallpapers
An MP3 soundtrack sampler
Access to other Sam & Max goodies, such as an online web comic
and comic generator for making your very own comic strips

Sam & Max Season One is developed by Telltale Games and has an ESRB
rating of T (Teen) in North America. For further information please
visit our website at

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About Sam & Max

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
DeSoto 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. They are now appearing in an
all-new webcomic series at, which won an Eisner
award for Best Digital Comic.

About Telltale Inc.

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

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