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Back to the Future (NES)

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Written by  :  Arejarn (5040)
Written on  :  Dec 21, 2008
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Probably, one of my least favourite games for the NES.

The Good

For my 8th birthday, I received a small but vast collection of games for the Nintendo Entertainment System. And out of all these games; there was one game which I barely ever played. This game was "Back to the future", the game based on the brilliant smash-hit movie in the mid-80's. This game changed my full opinion on video games. because it SUCKED.

Like most of the movie-based games I've reviewed, this one barely has anything good about it. I tried really hard to find something redeeming about this game but couldn't find anything in particular. I guess you could say that the graphics are a slight bit decent for an NES game, and that's about it.

The Bad

When I popped this game cartridge into the system, I thought that I was in for a treat. I had absolutely no idea that the game could be so BORING! The music goes on, and on, and on until you've nearly reached the verge of insanity. If you were to make an 8-bit version of one of the worst songs in the world, this would be the exact thing.

One of the biggest mistakes they made was to call this game back to the future, without having anything to do with the movie AT ALL. There appears to be a rough approximation of Marty and that's it!

The only thing you are doing is running up a long road dodging bullies, hula hoop girls, killer bees and many other stupid life-taking hazards (I am NOT joking, you have to see the game in order to believe it)! And guess what, the game continues like this for a few levels until you reach a level where you appear to be a bartender (remember THAT from the movie?). At this point, the game becomes far too hard so, you instinctively turn of the system at this point!

The Bottom Line

This is one of the worst excuses for entertainment that you can find out there in this world. This shouldn't even be called a game! It should be called a useless, boring, horrible, time-wasting, decrepit excuse of a game.

I couldn't get the fact out of my head that they made a game this bad and decided to all it "back to the future". This is not good, do NOT play it unless you want to kill yourself!