The Sam & Max series is returning in November and the first episode will see the crime solving duo going up against the most ancient and powerful opponent to date: Santa Claus.

In Ice Station Santa players will get a whole new spin on the season of giving, with Christmas presents on the attack and gunshots drowning out the festive bells. Sam & Max will have to storm the North Pole to save the world's children from a Christmas nightmare.

Ice Station Santa will launch on GameTap on November 8, followed a day later on the Telltale website. Further episodes will launch on GameTap on the second Thursday of the month, followed a day later on

Episode 2 is scheduled to launch on January 10 and monthly releases will follow until the series finale in April.