The BBC accidentally posted a trailer for a new Dr. Who-licensed game, called Dr. Who: The Eternity Clock, on its YouTube channel. The video was pulled from YouTube, but fortunately, the teaser trailer was ripped and posted on DailyMotion.
The YouTube description read, "Gamers can take on the role of the Doctor and River Song as they explore the universe of Doctor Who over multiple time periods." The developer listed in the teaser is Supermassive Games, which is mostly responsible for small casual games, but did work on the Sackboy's Prehistoric Moves DLC for LittleBigPlanet 2.
Update: The game has been . According to BBC producer Simon Harris, "Developing anything for Doctor Who has to be done right. The show has such a following that we need to be certain that everything the game does fits with the expectations of the fans. So far, we’ve said very, very little about the game. This trailer just has the barest hints about the core of this story. What is The Eternity Clock? How is it related to the Doctor? How is River involved in this?"
For the teaser trailer, it can be viewed in the video below. Let us know if you're interested in a Dr. Who title. The game appears to be headed to PlayStation 3 and PS Vita. The PC logo seems to have disappeared, so it could be it's no longer being released on PC.
Update 2: There is a PC version after all. The official press release also states that The Eternity Clock is the first of a trilogy of adventures. As expected, Matt Smith will play The Doctor while River Song (played by Alex Kingston) will play his companion. Both actors did motion capture and full voiceover work to spring the television characters to life in the game.
Dr. Who game coming to PC, PS3 [Update: Confirmed]
09 December 2011 | By JonahFalcon