Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock

Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock
Cover art for Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock.
Developer: Supermassive Games
Publisher: BBC Worldwide Digital Entertainment
Platform: PlayStation 3 (PlayStation Network)
PlayStation Vita
Release date: PlayStation 3: 23 May, 2012
PlayStation Vita: 13 June, 2012

Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock is a video game developed by Supermassive Games and published by BBC Worldwide Digital Entertainment.

Doctor Who: The Enternity Clock follows the Eleventh Doctor and River Song as they attempt to save Earth, while fighting enemies such as The Silence and Cybermen. The video game was released in 2012, and received a largely negative reception from critics upon its release.


[edit] Plot

Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock follows the Eleventh Doctor and his companion River Song as they make their way to a planet called Clock, which has details on everything that has happened or will ever happen in history. As the Doctor and Song attempt to save Earth, they must battle against enemies such as Daleks, Cybermen and The Silence.

[edit] Development

Details of Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock were first released on 9 December 2011, in a press release by BBC Worldwide. The video game was developed by Supermassive Games, worked worked alongside BBC Wales in writing the game.[1]

The press release also revealed that Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock would be the first in a series of Doctor Who video games.[1]

[edit] Release and reception

Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock was made available to download through the PlayStation Network Store on 23 May, 2012, with the PlayStation Vita release coming on 13 June. The video game is scheduled for release on PC, although a release date has yet to be announced.[2]

In its review of the game, The Guardian gave Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock 2/5 stars. The review praised the game for providing "the kind of expansive, psychedelic mash-up story that gaming could afford Doctor Who", but was critical of the game for being "unweidly, laborious, repetitive, as well as being often fiendishly and unfairly difficult".[3]

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "BBC Worldwide set to launch major new Doctor Who gaming franchise" on BBC - Media Centre
  2. "Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock Release Date Announced" on Game Informer
  3. "Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock – review" on The Guardian

Last edited by In Motion on 9 June 2012 at 14:46
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