An ominous voice calls out to the universe in the trailer for Doctor Who: The Edge of Time.
Become part of Doctor Who – a thrilling single-player adventure developed by Sony London alumni (VR Worlds, The London Heist, Blood and Truth), Doctor Who: The Edge Of Time will immerse players in Doctor Who like never before as they travel across space and time to save reality. – PlayStack/Maze Theory
Today, publisher PlayStack and Developer Maze Theory launched Doctor Who: The Edge Of Time, the feature-length Doctor Who VR video game priced at £19.99 / $24.99 for for PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and HTC Vive Cosmos, with Oculus Quest coming later this year.
Players will visit Victorian London, escape from a space-stranded cruiser and explore an Egyptian temple as they operate the TARDIS across the Doctor Who universe, under guidance from The Doctor herself, played by Jodie Whittaker.
Crafted with countless references to the show and its 55-year history, Doctor Who: The Edge Of Time combines action, horror and sci-fi, equipping players with the Sonic Screwdriver to solve mind-bending puzzles, escape treacherous environments and come face-to-face with classic Doctor Who monsters, all within virtual reality for the first time ever.
Doctor Who talent feature in the game content with Jodie Whittaker featuring as the voice of The Doctor and Nicholas Briggs as the voice of the Daleks, in a story written by Gavin Collinson – Digital Producer for Doctor Who and author
The series, once famed for wobbly sets and fake-looking aliens, transformed itself with a slick reboot in 2005 and has become one of the longest-running action-adventure television series in the world spanning 55 years. The series debuted originally in 1963 before being exterminated in 1989. A TV movie renewed interest in 1996, with a BBC One reboot of the sci-fi show nine years later. Since 1963 the drama has won over 100 awards.
Wield The Sonic Screwdriver – With exhilarating moment-to-moment gameplay, wield the Sonic Screwdriver to solve fiendish puzzles and traverse a dangerous universe full of challenges, enemies and wonder. Stunning Cinematic Visuals – From the Dalekanium of a Dalek’s shell, to the stone-cold terror of a Weeping Angel, experience stunning visuals that bring the show to life! – PlayStack/Maze Theory