For the article about the NES game, see Back to the Future (video game). For the 2010/2011 episodic adventure game, see Back to the Future: The Game.

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Back To The Future
Developer Electric Dreams
Publisher Firebird
Game System Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum
Release Date 1986
Genre Action 
Number Of Players 1

Back to the Future is a video game based on Back to the Future. It was developed by Electric Dreams and published by Telcomsoft under their Firebird label for the Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, and ZX Spectrum computers in 1986.


In the game, you take the role of a time traveling teenager named Marty McFly who is trapped in the past in the year 1955 and must venture get his parents, George McFly and Lorraine Baines together at the dance.

There are five areas in the game including Doc's mansion, Hill Valley High School, Essex Theater, Lou's Cafe, and the Hill Valley Courthouse. The goal is to use various objects to attract George McFly and Lorraine Baines, while keeping Biff Tannen away, before the McFly family photograph completely disappears. Once George and Lorraine kiss at the Enchantment Under the Sea dance, Marty will meet up with Doc Brown, get in the DeLorean time machine and head back to 1985.