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

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iPad
78
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Windows
78
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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 Running from Biff.
Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 1: It's About Time iPad Marty's fueling up the Mr. Fusion on the DeLorean as George McFly walks up
Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 1: It's About Time Windows Finding clues about the destination date in old papers
Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 1: It's About Time iPad Old Edna Strickland & Marty

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

Game Vortex Windows Jan 18, 2011 88 out of 100 88
IGN UK Windows Dec 23, 2010 8.5 out of 10 85
AusGamers Windows Dec 27, 2010 8.5 out of 10 85
148apps iPad Mar 22, 2011 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Over Online Windows Jan 08, 2011 80 out of 100 80
Game Captain Windows Jan 11, 2011 79 out of 100 79
Gamona Windows Jan 05, 2011 78 out of 100 78
TouchGen iPad Feb 18, 2011 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
A Hardy Developer's Journal Windows Jan 22, 2011 3 out of 5 60
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Dec 27, 2010 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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