The game is said to be the first in, “a series of Doctor Who console games developed by BBC Worldwide Digital Entertainment and Games, marking a significant movement into gaming for this business.” The game is being developed by U.K. studio Supermassive Games and is due to release early 2012, although there is no indication if this release will include North America or just the U.K. and Europe.
The official description:
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 wholly new storyline has been developed especially for this new Doctor Who console game franchise, written in collaboration with the BBC Wales team. Photo-real graphics, television quality scenes and highly 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 full voiceovers for their characters in Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock and motion capture has been used to create in-game characters that are incredibly realistic providing the ultimate Doctor Who gaming experience.
EGM’s TAKE: Finally a fully fledged Doctor Who game with high quality visuals. Is this the game that fans have been waiting for?
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