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Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 1: It's About Time

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Critic Score User Score
iPad
78
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Macintosh
...
4.1
Windows
78
4.3
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Description

It's About Time! is the first out of five episodes of Back to the Future: The Game.

The year is 1986, and Doc has been missing for a long time by now. Because of all the debts he was having, the city decided to build a parking garage at the place of his house, selling all stuff from it along the way. Marty McFly is trying to save things precious to him, but suddenly the time-traveling car DeLorean appears out of nowhere with the Doc's cry for help! It appears that Doc is stranded in the year 1931, where he was arrested for setting a speakeasy on fire. Marty must travel to the past and rescue his friend before he gets lynched by furious mob.

The adventure game features third-person view with real-time 3D graphics and pre-defined fixed, pivoting or scrolling camera settings. While interaction is performed in classic point-and-click style, the player has to move Marty by direction keys or dragging the character with the mouse. Puzzles are predominantly inventory-based; certain tasks can also be solved by gathering information and selecting the correct dialogue choices.


Screenshots

Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 1: It's About Time Windows Apparently Doc isn't a scientist! But why?
Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 1: It's About Time iPad Inventory selecting the electric guitar
Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 1: It's About Time Windows Good old 1986
Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 1: It's About Time iPad Time circuit keypad entering the destination date

Alternate Titles

  • "Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 1: Es geht los" -- German title

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User Reviews

A fun game for fans of the Back to the Future movies Windows shphhd (349)

Critic Reviews

1UP Windows Dec 23, 2010 A- 91
1UP Macintosh Dec 23, 2010 A- 91
AppGamer.net iPad Apr 24, 2011 9 out of 10 90
Atomic Gamer Windows Dec 30, 2010 9 out of 10 90
Game Vortex Windows Jan 18, 2011 88 out of 100 88
Cheat Code Central Windows Jan 08, 2011 4 out of 5 80
Adventure Gamers Windows Dec 24, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameCola.net Windows Jan 13, 2011 8 out of 10 80
GameStar (Germany) Windows Jan 10, 2011 76 out of 100 76
PC Gamer Windows Feb 07, 2011 45 out of 100 45

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