Sam & Max: Season 2 - Episode 5 - What’s New, Beelzebub?

  • Sam & Max: Season 2 - Episode 5 - What’s New, Beelzebub?
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Based on 8 scores, 9 reviews available
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Pros:

  • Brilliant script; great puzzles; great art design; good use of recurring characters; thematic elements.

Cons:

  • Confusing for players who havent played earlier episodes.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Games Radar on 90

Killer robots spouting disco lyrics, teenage rats with Tourette’s syndrome, the dark lord Satan reduced to an ineffectual middle manager - what’s amazing about the second season of Sam & Max’s adventures is its power to surprise and...

By GameZone on 90

del.icio.us | Digg This | Glink It Whooee! Sam & Max Season 2 is now a wrap, and has finished with style and panache. This is the best episode of the season to date and is a fitting ending to a great game. Sam & Max Episode 205 What’s New,...

By 1Up on 75

Jared Emerson-Johnson has a ridiculous name, but I want you to remember it, because that boy can write some frickin' music. And since What's New, Beelzebub? features characters and situations from just about every previous episode of Sam & Max:...

By Armchair Empire on 90

Sam & Max go to hell in a handbasket in “What’s New Beelzebub?” – the zany duo’s second-season finale – where they must stave off judgment day and save Bosco’s soul by battling not only Satan, but the true...

By OCModShop on

But getting in much easier than getting back out. Not only do the crime fighters find it hard to escape the grips of Beelzebub, but they find themselves surrounded by the people who they themselves sent to Hell. Now Sam and Max are trapped in a...

By Strategy Informer on 88

Ahem…That said, let’s move on.Sam and Max 205 starts off right where 204 left off, which means the rest of this paragraph contains spoilers about 204 so if you haven’t played it either skip ahead or prepare to be spoiled, your choice….Our...

By GameSpy on 90

One of the most appealing, though subtle, aspects of the new episodic adventures of Sam & Max has been the brilliant satirical jabs the series pokes at modern life in the Western world. While each episode in both seasons has had a self-contained...

By Cheat Code Central on 92

With such a strong second season of episodic, insanity-fueled detective cases, Sam & Max fans have amassed high hopes for the season's conclusion. The series has injected a much-needed dose of humor into the point-and-click adventure game genre, and...

By Gamervision on 80

Name: Sam & Max 205: What’s New, Beelzebub?Genre: Point-and-Click AdventurePlatform: PCSam & Max Season 2 has finally come to an end with episode 205: What’s New, Beelzebub? After witnessing the death of Bosco in the previous episode, Sam &...