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App description: NOTE: This app is NOT compatible with iOS6 or later.

We got a look at the first episode and came away impressed -IGN

"One of the sharpest, funniest and solidly built games Telltale has done yet" -Destructoid

One psychic ability allows [Max] to transform into any physical object an interesting puzzle-solving device ... and since it lets Max turn into stuff like plants and bazookas, it's also super funny. Joystiq

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Wield psychic powers against fearsome foes in this epic comedy adventure!

An absolutely stunning iPad app, featuring top quality visuals, fully animated 3D characters, rich full 3D environments, an original score and top quality voice acting!

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In The Devils Playhouse, Telltale's episodic game series made for iPad, an otherworldy power for controlling matter and space calls to the strongest and strangest who might wield it -- intergalactic warlords and eldritch gods, under-dwellers and scholars of the arcane.

Episode 1 The Penal Zone starts off with a bang as intergalactic gorilla invader Skunk'ape sets his sights on unhinged rabbit Max, to seize his newly discovered mysterious powers. While mastering these abilities -- future sight, teleportation, shape shifting, mind reading -- and investigating their ancient source, Freelance Police Sam & Max must fend off Skunkape and get him banished to The Penal Zone.

Getting involved in Sam & Maxs adventure with the luxurious iPad screen and the super touch-friendly presentation, players will engage directly with this world in a unique gaming experience unlike anything thats come before. One of the best looking games you'll find for the system.

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Note: As a graphics rich 3D app, this game will play best if you don't have other apps running at the same time.

1. Hold down the sleep/wake button at the top of the device for a few seconds until the screen displays the message 'slide to power off.'
2. Power off the device by moving the slider.
3. Hold down the sleep/wake button again until the device powers back on.
4. When the home screen is displayed, relaunch the game.


Check out Telltale's other games: Monkey Island Tales 1, Puzzle Agent, and Wallace & Gromit The Last Resort.

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04-03-2010, 09:42 AM
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: Washington State
Posts: 1,185
Damn i wish this would come out for the ipod. Definitely recommended for everyone having an ipad. Classic gaming at it's best!!

04-05-2010, 01:08 PM
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 20
Anyone out there play this yet?
04-05-2010, 01:28 PM
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 7
haven't played past the intro.. it's very choppy..

Hopefully telltale will fix it soon.. I'm assuming it could be attributed to only having the simulator to test on..
04-05-2010, 01:37 PM
Joined: May 2009
Location: Somewhere
Posts: 5,195
Originally Posted by andrmgic View Post
haven't played past the intro.. it's very choppy..

Hopefully telltale will fix it soon.. I'm assuming it could be attributed to only having the simulator to test on..
Sounds like the Wii version of Season 1... That game was really fun, but really choppy. Too bad I can't find the disc...

Trust me, if you enjoy these games, you'll deal with the choppiness. It's not that bad if it's like the Wii one. I just hope an iPod/iPhone version comes out soon.
04-05-2010, 01:43 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 645
Telltale games have confirmed Tales of Monkey Island Coming too. I just really hope both of these franchises make their way to the Ipod Touch/Iphone.
04-05-2010, 03:07 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 219
Wow super excited for this and downloaded instantly
The frame skip is so bad on the opening movie it locked up in several spot
And i had no idea what was going on. Hope they fix this soon.
Not sure ill be trying to play it again or not till it is
Which is sad
04-05-2010, 03:23 PM
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 730
Once they fix the optimization issues (now that they own an iPad) I'll be picking this up. I really hope more iPad optimized adventure games come out in the future! Grim Fandango anyone?
04-05-2010, 04:49 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 219
Yeah I'd love to see grim fandango
04-06-2010, 07:49 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 10,506
Now $6.99