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
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4.1
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 The car of the future
Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 1: It's About Time Windows Suddenly, DMC12 appears.
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 New reporter

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
Game Chronicles Windows Jan 21, 2011 9 out of 10 90
Video Game Talk Windows Dec 29, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameZebo Windows Dec 28, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Informer Magazine Windows Feb 03, 2011 8 out of 10 80
Gamona Windows Jan 05, 2011 78 out of 100 78
PC Games (Germany) Windows Feb 15, 2011 75 out of 100 75
DarkZero Windows Feb 22, 2011 7 out of 10 70
PCActu Windows Aug 16, 2011 6 out of 10 60
Macworld Macintosh Feb 24, 2011 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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