Telltale Games (Sam & Max, Tales of Monkey Island) has announced the platforms, price, and release month of Back to the Future: The Game, a five-episode gaming series coming out to commemorate the 25th anniversairy of the movie trilogy.
Pre-orders are now available for the PC and Mac versions of Back to the Future: The Game, which is expected to launch in December to be followed shortly by versions for playstation 3 and ipad are also planned.
The pre-order price is $24.95 and also includes the following bonuses:
- Afree copy of Telltale Games’ 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
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.
“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.”
A special “making of” video feature is now posted at http://www.backtothefuturegame.com, with Bob Gale and the game team sharing an inside-look at the production. The video also shows first footage of Christopher Lloyd returning to the role of Doc Brown in the recording studio and talking about his experiences making the game.