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

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iPad
78
4.1
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Windows
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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 iPad Main menu
Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 1: It's About Time Windows Biff stole my guitar
Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 1: It's About Time Windows Main menu
Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 1: It's About Time Windows Hello, past!

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)

The Press Says

1UP Macintosh Dec 23, 2010 A- 91
ZTGameDomain Windows Jan 17, 2011 9 out of 10 90
Game Vortex Windows Jan 18, 2011 88 out of 100 88
Game Informer Magazine Windows Feb 03, 2011 8 out of 10 80
Touch Arcade iPad Feb 16, 2011 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Over Online Windows Jan 08, 2011 80 out of 100 80
Hooked Gamers Windows Jan 06, 2011 7.9 out of 10 79
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Jan 28, 2011 72 out of 100 72
Adventure Classic Gaming Windows Jan 15, 2011 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Dec 27, 2010 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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