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Doctor Who – The Adventure Games

The BBC have today revealed their new plans for exclusive Doctor Who computer games that can be downloaded for free over on the Official BBC Doctor Who website from June this year.

The first section of the Press Release can be seen below:
The Doctor, Amy and some of Doctor Who’s most iconic monsters will be making a journey from TV to home computers, as the BBC unveils Doctor Who: The Adventure Games, four original “interactive episodes”, which will be made available for free from bbc.co.uk/doctorwho.

These four new adventures will take the form of downloadable computer games available for PC and Mac, in which players assume control of The Doctor and Amy as they embark on new adventures which complement the new TV series.

Doctor Who: The Adventure Games has been produced by a team drawing on the very best talent from TV and gaming. The interactive episodes are executive produced by Steven Moffat, Piers Wenger, Beth Willisand Anwen Aspden (BBC Wales Interactive), alongside Charles Cecil, one of videogaming’s most revered creators.

The games are being developed by Sumo Digital, one of the UK’s best game designers. Stories and scripts are byPhil Ford (co-writer Doctor Who: The Waters Of Mars) and James Moran (Severance, Torchwood Children Of Earth).

The project has been commissioned for BBC Online by the Vision Multiplatform team, headed up by Simon Nelson, and is being driven by BBC Wales Interactive.

Matt Smith and Karen Gillan have been digitally recreated in-game, and have provided full voice-overs. Music has been provided by TV series composer Murray Gold. An additional cast will portray original characters and classic enemies.

The second half consists of interviews, and can be found at bbc.co.uk/doctorwho.
The BBC have also released some pictures from gameplay, and some of them can be seen below:



The first episode of Doctor Who: The Adventure Games is set to be ready to download for PC and Mac in June 2010.

The title of the first episode will be revealed at a special press release on April 21st 2010.
As far as we are aware, Doctor Who: The Adventure Games will be only available to the UK.