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Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 1: It's About Time (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 Windows Why are you asking? Dogs can't talk!
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 Windows Inside of DeLorean
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 shphhd (349) 4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars

The Press Says

Game Revolution Jan 04, 2011 A- 91
GamePro (US) Dec 23, 2010 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
gamrReview Feb 06, 2011 8.6 out of 10 86
GameZone Dec 29, 2010 8.5 out of 10 85
Adventure Gamers Dec 24, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameZebo Dec 28, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Captain Jan 11, 2011 79 out of 100 79
GameStar (Germany) Jan 10, 2011 76 out of 100 76
PC Games (Germany) Feb 15, 2011 75 out of 100 75
PAL Gaming Network (PALGN) Dec 23, 2010 7 out of 10 70

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Klaster_1 (58045) added Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 1: It's About Time (Windows) on Dec 24, 2010
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