Like the TARDIS, the PS3 is “bigger on the inside,” capable of holding an entirely new Doctor Who adventure within its slim casing. The BBC announced that Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock will be released “globally” on PlayStation Network Wednesday, May 23, and in UK retail the following Friday. “We really appreciate your patience as we’ve been making sure the game is perfect for all you eager fans,” said executive producer Simon Harris, referencing the two-month delay of the game, which made the title unfortunately ironic.
The brief announcement on the PlayStation Blog did not offer any release dates for the announced PC or PlayStation Vita versions.
via BBC Worldwide:
Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock will launch globally, initially on PS3 and PS Vita via the PlayStation Network, in March 2012 with a PC version due shortly after.
Players will be up against the most feared monsters from the Doctor Who universe — the Cybermen, Daleks, Silurians and the Silence.
Take control of both the Doctor and River Song to unravel the mystery of The Eternity Clock in March 2012. The clock is ticking…
Follow the events leading up to launch on http://www.twitter.com/DoctorWhoTEC.
From the release:
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.
The game will be released in early 2012, initially on Playstation 3; Playstation Vita (PSP) and PC platforms.