Telltale Games announced a retail version of a Collector’s Edition Back to the Future: The Game including all 5 episodes for the PC and Mac. The set will also include a whole bunch of extras including behind the scenes videos, team commentaries and more. You can also get the Deluxe Edition which comes with even more unique items. The regular Collector’s Edition costs $24.99 and the Deluxe Edition for $44.99, but don’t worry anyone who has already purchased the whole set digitally can get these Editions for free as long as you pay a $19.99 shipping fee. Here all the details on everything in the press release below:
SAN RAFAEL, CA., August 24, 2011—Telltale Games, the leading independent digital publisher and developer of episodic interactive entertainment, today unveiled the details of two new packaged versions of its best-selling video game, Back to the Future: The Game. The new Collector’s and Deluxe Editions offer fans a peek into the world of video game creation and the high-level production values that go into every Telltale game.Each edition contains all five episodes of the game for PC and Mac, as well as an exclusive compendium of artwork and footage. For those new to the game, there’s never been a better time to get the critically acclaimed series, which has sold in excess of 1 million online episodes, making it Telltale’s most successful release to date.Back to the Future: The Game Collector’s Edition$24.99 + shipping (season owners pay only for shipping*)In addition to all five episodes on PC and Mac, the Collector’s Edition DVD includes an in-depth chronicling of all aspects of the game’s development, with insight into producing an award-winning game, including:
- A behind-the-scenes series consisting of five in-depth videos, spanning the game’s development with hours of commentary from the artists and designers;
- Cinematic game trailers for all five game episodes;
- Fun character profile videos for Marty, Doc and the Tannens;
- Comprehensive production art gallery, showing the development of the game’s unique visual style.The Collector’s Edition is available to order from the Telltale Store for $24.99 plus shipping.*Telltale customers who bought the season for PC or Mac from the Telltale Store need only pay for the cost of shipping to receive their copy.Back to the Future: The Game Deluxe Edition$44.99 + shipping (Season Owners pay $19.99 + shipping**)For the true Back to the Future aficionado and for a small additional cost over the Collector’s Edition, fans can get the Deluxe Edition (limited manufacturing run of 2,500 copies), which features everything listed above and the following items:
- Newly discovered pages from Doc Brown’s archives including sketches for the original flux capacitor, rocket drill, canine retrieval apparatus and even a short sonnet!
- Selected and authentic page reproductions from the Hill Valley Historical Society Album from 1875 through 1986;
- A postcard featuring Trixie Trotter, the Winsome Wench of Winnipeg, welcoming travelers from the Great White North.The Deluxe Edition can be bought for $44.99 plus shipping from the Telltale Store.**Telltale customers who bought the season for PC or Mac from the Telltale Store can order the Deluxe Edition for only $19.99 plus shipping.Telltale is also introducing new Back to the Future: The Game memorabilia. The Back to the Future: The Game art portfolio features 12 pages of beautiful illustrations from Telltale Games artist Ryan Jones and includes drawings of Doc, Marty, Trixie, inventions, locations, Citizen Plus propaganda art and more. Also available is a Back to the Future: The Game movie-style poster measuring 26×40 inches.Until August 31 2011, customers ordering more than $50 in value from the Telltale Store will save 15% off their full orders. All items are expected to begin shipping in September and are available exclusively at Telltale Games’ online store.All Back to the Future: The Game items were developed through a licensing agreement with Universal Partnerships & Licensing.Back to the Future: The Game is also available for the iPad for $6.99 per episode and PSN for $19.99 for the full 5 game season. Complete details can be found at http://www.telltalegames.com. Additionally, the Back to the Future 25th Anniversary Trilogy is also currently available in stores on Blu-ray and DVD.About Back to the FutureFrom the Academy Award®-winning filmmakers Steven Spielberg and Robert Zemeckis comes Back to the Future – the original, groundbreaking adventure that sparked one of the most successful trilogies ever! Starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd, the phenomenally popular Back to the Future films literally changed the future of the adventure movie genre. Powered by innovative special effects, unforgettable songs and non-stop action, Back to the Future is an unrivaled adventure that stands the test of time. Back to the Future immerses you in all the breathtaking action, groundbreaking comedy and sheer movie-making magic of one of the most brilliantly inventive, wildly entertaining motion picture triumphs in Hollywood history!About Universal Partnerships & LicensingUP&L oversees Universal’s consumer product licensing, film and home entertainment promotions, and all corporate alliances for Universal’s theatrical, home entertainment, theme parks and stage productions. This dedicated division is also responsible for monetizing the Studio’s vast library of films and characters through licensing, branding and marketing opportunities. UP&L is part of NBCUniversal. NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group and world-renowned theme parks. Comcast Corporation owns a controlling 51% interest in NBCUniversal, with GE holding a 49% stake.About Telltale, Inc.Telltale is a leading independent digital publisher of cinematic adventures playable on every major gaming platform. Telltale is also the pioneer of episodic delivery of content developing games as series and successfully releasing on a schedule to create a longer consumer engagement for each release. Founded in 2004 by LucasArts veterans with decades of experience, Telltale has quickly become an industry leader, establishing the model for successful episodic game creation and digital publishing. Telltale has sold more than 5 million episodes since 2005. Telltale’s reputation for quality has been established across more than 35 published releases that have cumulatively earned an average Metacritic score above 80%. Telltale’s titles have won numerous awards including, “Adventure Game of the Year” accolades from publications such as IGN, PC Gamer, GameSpy, and Adventure Gamers, and have been recognized by mainstream outlets ranging from USA Today, to The New York Times to Variety. Telltale currently develops and publishes episodic series on PlayStation3 system, PC, Mac, Wii™, Xbox 360™ and iPad.
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