All told, Sam & Max: Season 1 will boast six brand-new episodes with the pilot launching on GameTap’s first birthday, October 17th, and new episodes launching one-a-month starting in December and running through April. Each episode will be available to GameTap subscribers as part of the monthly subscription rate of $9.95. Fifteen days after each month’s debut on GameTap, the episodes will also be available for purchase for customers worldwide from the Telltale Games website. Pricing for purchases from Telltale will be announced in the coming weeks.
The October 17th season premiere episode of Sam & Max: Season 1 will be called “Culture Shock,” and begins as Sam and Max discover that a group of former child stars have become involved in nefarious deeds. Only the six foot dog and his cunning rabbit companion can unravel the mystery! Fans can learn more about the insidious details at Telltale’s Sam & Max games website.
Over the years, the hilarious detective dog and “rabbity-thing” have adventured through comics, PC games and an animated television series, attracting countless fans and great critical acclaim along the way. Sam & Max: Season 1 marks the crime-fighting duo’s first foray into digital distribution, as well as GameTap’s first outing as a producer and co-publisher.