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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.


Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 1: It's About Time Windows Marty's father is responsible for selling stuff.
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 Finding clues about the destination date in old papers
Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 1: It's About Time iPad Inventory selecting the electric guitar

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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 (418)

Critic Reviews

Game Chronicles Windows Jan 21, 2011 9 out of 10 90
Destructoid Windows Dec 28, 2010 9 out of 10 90
Game industry News (GiN) Windows Feb 16, 2011 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Game Vortex Windows Jan 18, 2011 88 out of 100 88
Game Over Online Windows Jan 08, 2011 80 out of 100 80
Cheat Code Central Windows Jan 08, 2011 4 out of 5 80
GameSpot Windows Jan 03, 2011 7.5 out of 10 75
Thunderbolt Games Windows Mar 15, 2011 7 out of 10 70
Macworld Macintosh Feb 24, 2011 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
A Hardy Developer's Journal Windows Jan 22, 2011 3 out of 5 60


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