WITH TELLTALE TO BRING SAM & MAX – THE DEVIL'S PLAYHOUSE TO UK RETAIL
Brighton, May 09, 2011 – Lace Mamba Global and Telltale Games, Inc., are proud to announce the extension of their co-operation in the retail release of the critically acclaimed PC adventure game Sam & Max – The Devil's Playhouse.
Lace Mamba Global plans to publish retail versions of the game - which was previously available only as an online purchase - in its key territories, including the UK and Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Scandinavia, the Benelux countries, Portugal and further European markets. Lace Mamba Global plans to release Sam & Max – The Devil's Playhouse in two versions, including a collector's edition. More details on the editions' contents will be revealed soon.
"After the enormous success of the retail release of the Tales of Monkey Island™ Collector's & Premium Editions, this is another great addition to our adventure game portfolio. We are very confident that with our dedication to this genre, we can make this retail release another huge success for our retail partners and for Lace Mamba Global", said Jason Codd, European Managing Director of Lace Mamba Global.
"Lace Mamba Global did an outstanding job with the retail release of Tales of Monkey Island and so it was natural for Telltale Games to partner with them again to launch the latest series of Sam & Max. The creative talent and strong distribution network that Lace Mamba Global provides will generate a compelling retail launch for Sam & Max - The Devil's Playhouse in their varied markets", said James Lamorticelli, VP of Publishing at Telltale Games.
Sam & Max – The Devil's Playhouse is the latest series of episodic adventure games featuring the Freelance Police team. Lace Mamba Global will release all five episodes of the series in a combined edition for PC & Mac.
As Sam & Max - The Devil's Playhouse opens, Max has been bestowed with powerful psychic abilities that he must wield against his most powerful enemies yet! Join Sam and Max as they investigate the ancient source of these powers, with Max exercising new and amazing abilities with each episode. Shape shifting, teleportation, mind reading and future sight powers prove particularly useful as the Freelance Police team takes on intergalactic simians, eldritch gods and an arcane scholar,all ruthlessly hunting down thesource of Max's powers for their own evil ends.
The retail release date for Sam & Max – The Devil's Playhouse is set for late August, 2011.