New Dr Who Gaming Franchise Launched
- No Xbox version of games
- Due out early next year
- Uses voice of current Doctor
BBC Worldwide has released details of a new gaming development for the Doctor Who brand. Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock will be the first of a series of Doctor Who console games developed by BBC Worldwide Digital Entertainment and Games.
Two further Doctor Who console game titles are planned to follow this release with details to be announced next year. Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock is being created in full high definition for digital download platforms and is set for release in early 2012, initially on Playstation 3; Playstation Vita and PC platforms.
Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock will immerse gamers in the universe of Doctor Who, allowing them to take on the role of the Doctor and River Song as they travel across time and space to save the Earth. Gamers must learn to master the complexities of time travel with exceptional time-based game play, changes made in one time will impact another creating multiple possibilities and challenging players to solve puzzles across the centuries.
A new storyline has been developed for this franchise, written in collaboration with the BBC Wales team. Photo-real graphics, television quality scenes and realistic characters will bring the world of Doctor Who to life immersing fans completely in the twists and turns of an action filled plot. The stars of the series Matt Smith (the Doctor) and Alex Kingston (River Song) have recorded voiceovers for their characters in the game and motion capture has been used to create in-game characters.
The game is being developed by Supermassive Games , experienced Playstation and PC developers based in the UK who were a Develop Excellence Awards New Studio Finalist in 2011.