BBC Worldwide has announced details of a new series of Doctor Who console games.
Three games are to be developed BBC Worldwide Digital Entertainment and Games and will initially be available for Playstation 3; Playstation Vita and PC.
The first game, Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock, is set for release in early 2012 and is being developed by Supermassive Games
The adventure will allow players to take on the roles of the Doctor (Matt Smith) and River Song (Alex Kingston) 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.
BBC Worldwide says “a wholly new storyline” has been written for the game in collaboration with the show’s production 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.
Smith and Kingston have recorded full voiceovers for their character and motion capture has been used to create in-game characters that are incredibly realistic providing the ultimate Doctor Who gaming experience.
Robert Nashak, EVP of Digital Entertainment at BBC Worldwide said: “We’re creating these new games for Playstation 3 and Vita with adaptations that will bring the wonder, adventure and madness of Doctor Who to each platform.
“Working with a top-tier UK development partner like Supermassive Games demonstrates BBC Worldwide’s commitment to create world-class Doctor Who games for fans of the show and gamers alike.”