Rev your engines and adjust your Flux Capacitor, because Back to the Future: The Game is coming to PCs and Macs on Wednesday, December 22, 2010.
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 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 teen=age '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.
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," comments 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," says 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.