E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial: Light Years From Home Game is a co-operative game in which you play as Elliot, Gertie, Mike, or Greg as they try to find parts for E.T. to create a communication device to contact his home planet. You race around the neighborhood using ramps and shortcuts to avoid federal agents bent on capturing E.T. To win, you must find all the parts of the device and get E.T. to the clearing when the mothership arrives to pick him up.