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‘Doctor Who: The Edge of Time’ VR Videogame to Launch in September

Featuring the voice of Jodie Whittaker, the fully interactive adventure will transport fans through space and time, and will launch on PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, Oculus, HTC Vive and Vive Cosmos. 

Coming this September, Doctor Who: The Edge of Time, featuring the voice of Jodie Whittaker, lets fans embark on an adventure through space and time! Published by PlayStack and developed by Maze Theory, the interactive VR videogame game transports fans into a world of aliens, mystery and wonder inspired by the show’s 55-year history.

Armed with the iconic sonic screwdriver, players will solve mind-bending puzzles, grapple with classic monsters and encounter new horizons in a quest to find the Doctor and defeat a powerful force threatening to destroy the fabric of reality. Players will face the infamous Daleks, as well as other known faces from the Doctor’s world while traveling through stunning cinematic environments.

The Doctor has been hurled through time to the end of the universe. A virus that threatens to rip apart reality itself has been unleashed. Players can pilot the TARDIS on a journey across worlds to recover a series of powerful time crystals that can repair spacetime and save the universe.

Doctor Who: The Edge of Time will launch on PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, Oculus, HTC Vive and Vive Cosmos in September 2019.

BBC’s head of digital entertainment & games, Bradley Crooks remarked, “VR is the perfect home for a truly immersive Doctor Who adventure. Fans and newcomers alike will be able experience the universe of Doctor Who like never before, working with the Doctor and facing enemies new and old. Gaming is a key part of the future of Doctor Who and allows us to tell new and exciting stories beyond the TV screen.”

“Maze Theory is committed to re-defining storytelling through awesome, innovative and immersive experiences in virtual reality,” Marcus Moresby, Maze Theory’s creative director added. “Doctor Who is an incredibly exciting and timeless franchise with a passionate and committed global fan base. We are looking to give them an entirely new experience; an opportunity to team-up with the Doctor and feel like they are in the show. This of course includes piloting the TARDIS, a dream come true for fans!”

PlayStack CEO, Harvey Elliott, commented, "Virtual Reality is unmatched in its ability to transport people to far flung worlds. PlayStack has always seen this as the central promise of the technology, and for us there’s no better place to take players than the iconic, eccentric, and deeply fascinating world of Doctor Who. We are delighted to be working with Maze Theory and the BBC Studios on this flagship VR project and can’t wait for fans to experience the game for themselves."

Doctor Who: The Edge of Time is a Maze Theory production for BBC Studios

Source: Playstack