25 years. It’s been 25 effing years since Back to the Future graced our movie theaters. It’s also been about the same amount of time since we’ve had a good back to the future game. Oh wait, we never really did. And that my friends, is a damn shame. Will this new game break the mold?
“We’re very excited to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Back to the Future franchise with a completely new adventure,” said Dan Connors CEO Telltale Games. “It’s been an amazing experience to be part of reuniting Marty McFly and Doc Brown on their continuing quest. Back to the Future fans will have a great time helping to control the integrity of the space-time continuum.” The new game will pick up right after the 3rd movie. Doc is lost somewhere in time and Marty has to find him. Even better Christopher Loyd will be voicing Doc, and though they couldn’t get Michael J to voice Marty, they got an amazing fill in.
The PC and Mac versions of Back To The Future: The Game are now available to pre-order for $24.95 at http://www.backtothefuturegame.com. The pre-order special includes:
* Telltale Games critically acclaimed Puzzle Agent – $9.95 value, available for download immediately after placing order.
* For each pre-order of the series on PC and Mac from telltalegames.com, the company will donate $1.00 to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.
* Inclusion in special pre-release insider forum at Telltale site – to chat with the team creating the game throughout the process
Release dates and pricing for the PlayStation® 3 system and iPad versions of the game will be announced at a later date.
Picking up shortly after the events of the third Back to the Future film, Marty and Doc embark on a completely new cinematic time-travel adventure. The story unfolds across five exciting episodes, with a new installment releasing each month. Telltale is creating the game in collaboration with Universal Partnerships & Licensing and film series’ co-creator/co-writer Bob Gale. The games will release soon after the Blu-ray debut and DVD release of the Back to the Future 25th Anniversary Trilogy on October 26, featuring all-new restorations of the classic films.