Sam & Max: Season 2 - Episode 1- Ice Station Santa

  • Sam & Max: Season 2 - Episode 1- Ice Station Santa
82
Based on 15 scores, 15 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    4
  • Good:
    11
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Hilarious satire-filled script; scalable "hint" system; excellent puzzles; great new characters.

Cons:

  • Plot feels a bit disjointed; abrupt ending; Bosco feels underutilized.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Game Chronicles Magazine on 88

If you’re looking for a traditional and humorous point-and-click adventure, you could do a lot worse than pick up Sam & Max 201: Ice Station Santa. This is the first part of a new season so it’s a good jumping on point for newbies, or if...

By GameZone on 75

del.icio.us | Digg This | Glink It It’s time for another season of Sam & Max, and this time we’re treated to a twisted vision of Christmas - in the inimitable Sam & Max style. It seems Santa is possessed by some sort of evil power and,...

By 1UP on 81

Obviously realizing that no adventure-game fan can have too much Sam & Max in his or her life, the funny folks at Telltale Games are busily crafting a second series of chaotic storytelling starring everyone's favorite unlicensed detective duo. The...

By Yet Another Review Site on 90

The latest instalment of the episodic sam and max adventure games produced by telltale, and the first in the new series, ice station santa has been highly anticipated through the summer season, and now its here, its definitely been worth the wait. Ice...

By Games Radar on 80

Nov 9, 2007It's been just six months since dog-and-rabbit detectives Sam and Max wreaked their particular brand of havoc on the point-and-click adventure genre, and already they're back again to deliver more punishment. Christmassy punishment....

By Armchair Empire on 90

Yes, Sam and Max, there is a Santa Claus! Following a highly successful first season of episodic games, Sam and Max, the doubly demented detective duo, kick off a second season with Sam & Max 201: Ice Station Santa. Like the episode’s name alludes...

By Gamervision on 80

Name: Sam and Max Season Two: Ice Station SantaGenre: Point and Click AdventurePlatform: Windows PCSam and Max Season One has come and gone and the worries that a new company grabbing the IP would ruin it have been chased out of the room with a Luger....

By Strategy Informer on 77

I’m going to keep this brief because if you want to know all the past dealings of Sam and Max you can go back and read the reviews of the other Sam and Max games. Unless you didn’t realize there were other Sam and Max games, and if you...

By GameSpy on 80

Satire is a fragile creation. Too absurd and all you have is pointless comedy. Too angry and its a nasty, preachy diatribe that alienates the audience. The developers at Telltale Games who created the new Sam & Max episodic gaming series have been...

By IGN Gear on 80

It must be Christmas time, boys and girls, because Santa just dropped a wonderful little present beneath our tree; the second season of Sam & Max is finally here! In this second season premiere episode, the demented dog and rabbity detectives bring...

By OCModShop on 80

Sam & Max Season Two continues the formula that has made the previous series a success. TellTale continues the wry wit of the good cop / insane cop to create a satisfying game that now has alot of backstory. If you enjoyed the previous games, then...

By Cheat Code Central on 90

A giant destructive robot with a penchant for singing 80's pop tunes, a shambling corporate presence, demonic possession, and an unruly Santa with a machine gun are only a meager selection of some of the marvelous antics players can expect from the...

International Review By GamePlayer on 80

Det har väl inte undgått någon att serier är hett just nu, i alla fall på tv och dvd. Dock börjar fler och fler spel utvecklas i episodformat och Telltale Games håller den episodbaserade fanan högt med sin Sam &...

International Review By ITavisen on 83

Historietime: De aller fleste vet hvem Sam & Max er. Det klassiske 1993-spillet Hit the Road nevnes den dag i dag som eventyrsjangerens høydepunkt. Lucasarts gav imidlertid slipp på lisensen, og det var lille Telltale Games som gjenopptok utviklingen...

International Review By FZ.se on 80

Lagom till att den traditionsenliga julstressen sätter in erbjuder Ice Station Santa något som jag personligen har saknat: ett riktigt julspel. Även om inte jätterobotar och boxande råttor har så mycket med helgfirandet att göra är det fortfarande...