Reviews and Problems with Back to the Future: The Game
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Back to the Future: The Game review (PS3)
26 December 2011
Excerpt: I’m not sure when Back to the Future gained such a cult following. The movies were a hit when they came out in the 80s, but it wasn’t until a couple of years ago that I started hearing people talking about them all the time.
Conclusion: The series wraps up nicely... or does it? This might also be the swan-song for this style of game from Telltale, and if it is they go out with aplomb and we look forward to what the future holds. More games from this franchise would still be welcome!
Excerpt: Telltale games have been busy. In addition to the Back to the Future episodes, they’ve also been working on several TV and comic projects. Perhaps this explains why It’s About Time was a little by the books (incidentally if you were on the fence after our review then Telltale are offering it for...
Excerpt: He's seen the past and traveled to a parallel timeline. He's matched wits with Tannens at every turn and even rebelled against an alternate version of his closest friend. Now Marty has to find a way to fix everything once and for all.
Back to the Future The Game: Episode 4: Double Visions
19 June 2011
Excerpt: Back to the Future The Game: Episode 4: Double Visions is one of my first real experiences playing through an episodic game. I've done season packs before, but I've never had to look at each episode as its own entity - which was an interesting process, especially with Back to the Future .
Back to the Future The Game: Episode 2: Get Tannen!
19 June 2011
Excerpt: Back to the Future The Game: Episode 2: Get Tannen! is a direct continuation of Marty and Doc's adventures in Hill Valley, 1931. After getting Doc out of jail, the duo think the timeline has been restored, but just as they're ready to hit 88 MPH and go home, Marty starts disappearing, suggesting...
Back to the Future The Game: Episode 1: It's About Time
19 June 2011
Excerpt: Movie-based games are usually tricky, but when dealing with a franchise as beloved as Back to the Future , it's imperative to get everything right. Fortunately, when the idea for Back to the Future: The Game - Episode I: It's About Time hit (which, I'm told, involved a fall from a toilet while...
Conclusion: It's a bit of a step backward from the first game, missing some of the charm, and probably a tad too simple to challenge most gamers. You'll still find plenty of BttF charm though, and the next episode looks like it will pick things up.