Well then you might like Back to the Future: Episode 1 from Telltale Games, as it rewrites the history of the franchise to provide room for the further adventures of Marty and Doc Brown. Game Details: Back to the future for Mac (only $1,71 at the moment) is a great and funny adventure game Made by the publisher Telltale. They also made great adventure games like: Tales of Monkey Island, Wallace & Grommit and the Sam and Max Series.The cool thing is, that they released this game also for the Mac (so this is no port).
SAN RAFAEL, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In a blast from the past, and the future, Telltale’s Back to the Future: The Game will debut this Wednesday, December 22. The five-part season’s first episode “It’s About Time!” will be available for PC and Mac platforms. Fans can still get the critically acclaimed bonus Puzzle Agent game free with their pre-order from http://www.backtothefuturegame.com, and Telltale also donates $1 to the Michael J. Fox Parkinson’s Foundation with each purchase up through the launch. The series will debut on the PlayStation Network and iPad platforms in early 2011.
Back to the Future: The Game brings the iconic ‘Marty McFly’, ‘Doc Brown’ and the DeLorean Time Machine together in a completely new cinematic adventure, which unfolds over five exciting episodes. Six months after the events of the third film, the DeLorean Time Machine mysteriously returns to Hill Valley. ‘Marty’ must go back in time and recruit aid from a resistant teenage ‘Emmett Brown’, or else the space-time continuum will be forever unraveled. Back to the Future: The Game features the likenesses of the original stars that made the characters of ‘Marty McFly’ and ‘Doc Brown’ legendary: Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd. Lloyd is voicing ‘Doc Brown’ for the full game series.
Bob Gale, the co-creator and co-writer of the landmark films says, “Telltale's Back to the Future game is the first videogame in the space-time continuum to be truly worthy of being called ‘Back to the Future.’ This new adventure of ‘Marty McFly’ and ‘Doc Brown’ is true to the spirit of the movies and I couldn't be happier about the great working relationship I've developed with the team at Telltale. Via the game, the player gets to explore and experience more about the history of our characters and Hill Valley... along with some very interesting alternate time lines. It's a game for people who loved the movies, made by people who loved the movies.”
“It’s a testament to the commitment and creative energy of our team that Telltale can deliver high-quality gaming experiences with such a timely schedule,” said Dan Connors, Telltale Games CEO. “And what a great way to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of this all time great franchise.”
“Back to the Future is one of the true gems of the Universal Pictures library,” said Bill Kispert, Vice President and General Manager, Digital Platforms, Universal Partnerships & Licensing. “The collaboration with the talented team at Telltale Games and Bob Gale was fantastic, and we are excited to deliver all-new interactive adventures to fans of the franchise.”
Telltale will also offer Back to the Future: The Game with complete voice and text translations for German language speakers, as well as a version with French text localization. The German language version will be available from Deutsche Telekom AG's gaming platform Gamesload (http://www.gamesload.de), as well as from telltalegames.com and Steam. The channels will share more information on localized versions as they prepare for release.
Full game information including videos, story synopses, character profiles, and more is available at http://www.backtothefuturegame.com.
About the Back to the Future franchise
From the Academy Award®-winning filmmakers Steven Spielberg and Robert Zemeckis comes Back to the Future - the original, groundbreaking adventure that sparked one of the most successful trilogies ever! Starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd, the phenomenally popular Back to the Future films literally changed the future of the adventure movie genre. Powered by innovative special effects, unforgettable songs and non-stop action, Back to the Future is an unrivaled adventure that stands the test of time. Back to the Future immerses you in all the breathtaking action, groundbreaking comedy and sheer movie-making magic of one of the most brilliantly inventive, wildly entertaining motion picture triumphs in Hollywood history! To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Academy Award®-winning cinematic franchise that generated nearly $1 billion worldwide, the Back to the Future 25th Anniversary Trilogy is now available worldwide on Blu-ray and DVD, featuring all-new restorations of the classic films.
About Universal Partnerships & Licensing
UP&L oversees Universal’s consumer product licensing, film and home entertainment promotions, and all corporate alliances for Universal’s theatrical, home entertainment, theme parks and stage productions. This dedicated division is also responsible for monetizing the studio’s vast library of films and characters through licensing, branding and marketing opportunities. UP&L is part of NBC Universal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Formed in May 2004 through the combining of NBC and Vivendi Universal Entertainment, NBC Universal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBC Universal is 80%-owned by General Electric, with 20% owned by Vivendi.
About Telltale, Inc.
Telltale is a leading independent digital publisher of cinematic adventures playable on every major gaming platform. Telltale is also the pioneer of episodic delivery of content, developing games as series and successfully releasing on a schedule to create a longer consumer engagement for each release. Founded in 2004 by LucasArts veterans with decades of experience, Telltale has quickly become an industry leader, establishing the model for successful episodic game creation and digital publishing. Telltale has sold more than 5 million episodes since 2005. Telltale’s reputation for quality has been established across more than 30 published releases that have cumulatively earned an average Metacritic score above 80%. Telltale's titles have won numerous awards including, 'Adventure Game of the Year' accolades from publications such as IGN, PC Gamer, GameSpy, and Adventure Gamers, and have been recognized by mainstream outlets ranging from USA Today, to The New York Times to Variety. Telltale currently develops and publishes episodic series on PlayStation(R) 3, PC, Mac, Wii (TM), Xbox 360 (TM) and iPad.
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Back to the Future - The Game is a graphical adventure originally released in five parts by Telltale Games (The package from MacGame Store includes all five parts). This game, based on the movie of the same name, let’s you take part in the adventures of Marty McFly. It is an entertaining and often funny adventure, which isn’t terribly complicated, yet manages to provide hours of enjoyment. If you liked the Back to the Future movies, you will enjoy these adventures.
In case you aren’t familiar with the theme of this story, a genius inventor, Doc Brown, invents a time travel machine that makes use of a DeLorean automobile. Using the machine, he along with friend and neighbor, Marty McFly have a series of adventures traveling back in time with the intention of making things better in their present day. They quickly learn that messing with the time line can cause all types of unexpected events, few of them for the good.
The game makes use of the fact that the player might have seen the movies, and might enjoy more of the same. Much of the humor, the personality of the main characters, and the interactions between them are captured in this game. Even though I have not seen the movies in a long time, I remembered enough to still enjoy interacting in this simulated world.
Back to the Future begins shortly after the events of the final movie. We start with Doc Brown having been missing for some time. Marty, is worried. He knows that Doc has gone somewhere and somewhen, but has no idea specifically where or when (luckily, these adventures stay within the confines of a local town called Hill Valley) When Doc’s DeLorean returns without Doc, but with his dog Einstein, it is up to Marty to find a clue which will tell him what date Doc is stuck in. Playing the part of Marty, you move about the spaces of Hill Valley, first looking for the clue, then using the time machine to return to the past and rescue Doc.
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Finding a way to rescue Doc requires that you interact with the people and places of the past. As hard as Marty tries not to, something is altered during the rescue which alters the future (his current time), so upon your return to the future, you realize there is a need to return to the past and try to undo the change. This game has five episodes, the second through fifth episode all deal with trying to repair the damage done in the previous episodes. When you complete the adventure, you return to a slightly altered, yet comfortable future. All is well, until the last scene….
I found these adventures to be simple yet delightful. Solving the goals of the game is generally a matter of interacting with the right people and/or finding an object or hidden area. The puzzles are challenging but not crazy. They don’t require the player to find a date by setting a planetarium to show a specific constellation that was seen briefly looking at a journal found in a drawer. What you will do is interact with the characters and the environment to gain clues, items, and manipulate events needed to progress the game along. When interacting with the characters in the game, you learn what to do next or where something needed might be, or where you need to go to learn more. Sometimes it is as easy as asking the right question or picking up an item on a table. But there are more complex tasks involving a series of steps.
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If you do get stuck, the game offers a multi-layered hint system. You can ask for a hint, and if that hint doesn’t help there are often additional and more detailed hints available. The game also will keep track of the goal you are currently trying to accomplish. But since the game is linear, there generally is not more then one path to pursue.
As with any good game like this, as you progress through the game, parts of the environment change. A control, person, or object might appear; or you having done something or found something, will change how the person in an area responds to you. While this game does very well overall, there were a few instances where unusual things happened. But these are few and easy to deal with. The goal description is usually detailed enough so you know where to go or whom to speak with.
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