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GAME REVIEW – Sam & Max: The Devil’s Playhouse (PC/Mac, UK Retail Edition)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Sam & Max: The Devil’s Playhouse is a point-and-click adventure game developed by Telltale Games. Originally released digitally via the Telltale Games website in 2010, this new UK retail edition from publisher Lace Mamba Global includes all five episodes of the game, as well as five collectible badges and an art poster by Sam & Max creator Steve Purcell!

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AMO COMPETITION – Win Sam & Max – The Devil’s Playhouse (PC/Mac)!

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To celebrate the release of Sam & Max – The Devil’s Playhouse (UK Retail Edition), AMO has teamed up with publisher Lace Mamba Global to offer our readers the chance to win one of three copies! Each copy has a recommended retail price of £24.99 and includes five collectible Sam & Max badges as well as an artwork poster by Sam & Max creator Steve Purcell! Read on to find out more!

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GAME REVIEW – Sam & Max: The Devil’s Playhouse, Episode 4 – Beyond The Alley Of The Dolls

By Marty Mulrooney

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The penultimate episode of Sam & Max: The Devil’s Playhouse has finally arrived. Regular readers of AMO will remember that I was slightly disappointed with last month’s effort, feeling that the latter parts of the game were rather safe and cookie cutter. Thankfully, the cliff-hanger ending certainly made up for any prior misgivings, indicating that the next instalment would be a much stronger endeavour. It was therefore with great anticipation that I loaded up Sam & Max’s latest adventure, Beyond The Alley Of The Dolls…

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GAME REVIEW – Sam & Max: The Devil’s Playhouse, Episode 1 – The Penal Zone

By Marty Mulrooney

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Telltale return to our PC monitors (and also our iPads, PS3s and Macs!) with Sam & Max Season 3: The Devils Playhouse. Episode 1, entitled The Penal Zone, is being released today and quite a few things have changed since we last saw the dynamic duo in action.

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Steve Purcell (Creator Of Sam & Max)

By Marty Mulrooney

SteveKittyCU Steve Purcell is an American artist, cartoonist and film/game designer. Perhaps most important of all though, he is also the creator of the hugely popular characters Sam & Max, who have featured in a wide variety of media products over the years including comic books, a TV show and now a return to gaming with their third Season from Telltale Games, launching tomorrow (15th April 2010). He also works at Pixar. What better time to speak to this hugely talented artist and designer? I was recently lucky enough to be able to track Mr Purcell down and pick his brain for the pleasure of AMO’s readers… he even provided us with some fantastic artwork too!

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