If I were the owner of a beloved franchise of films and wanted to expand that franchise into videogames, there are very few companies whom I would trust to do a license justice. And if comedy is a major component of the formula that makes fans of my properties, the list narrows to just one: Telltale Games. That's because Telltale seems to care about the licenses for which they publish games beyond the scope of their own titles and, for my money, there's nobody funnier in the industry right now.
Back to the Future: The Game is, as of this first episode, a prime example of why I would place such trust in them. It is sharp, funny, and expertly designed, and it ranks among the best titles the studio has developed to date.... read more