E.T. The Extra Terrestrial: Escape from Planet Earth

aka: E.T. The Extra Terrestrial: The 20th Anniversary
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Official Description


E.T. can't escape without your help! Solve tons of crazy puzzles while searching for all the necessary components to construct a communicator so E.T. can "phone home." You must help E.T. avoid capture by the authorities, the dangerous animals they use to track him, and the clever traps they've set to snare him. You control E.T.'s extraordinary powers, and Elliott's agility. Save his life, and get him off Earth!

*** 140 puzzles and 60 environments

  • 3 modes of gameplay: Exploration, Quest and Encounter

  • Play as E.T., Elliott and/or both

  • Clubhouse trading areas for trading items found for parts to the communicator

  • 3 levels of difficulty**

Source: Back of Box - Game Boy Color (US)

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Credits (Game Boy Color version)

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Operations Manager
Assistant Operations Manager
Art Director
Audio Director
Creative Director
Techncial Director
Project Manager
Lead Programmer
Key Programmer
Lead Artist
Lead Designer
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  • MobyGames ID: 174105


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Game added by Hipolito Pichardo.

Game added November 11th, 2021. Last modified May 5th, 2023.