Available exclusively on iOS and Android, Legacy allows players to build a team of their favorite companions and allies from the extensive history of Doctor Who. You'll use this team to battle the series' most famous enemies and relive the Doctor's greatest moments.
While that premise sounds like the sort of thing a Who fan would adore, keep in mind that not all of the game's content will be available at launch. On debut, the game will cover the most recent two seasons of Doctor Who. From there the development team will work backwards in time to add more content to Doctor Who: Legacy.
Today's announcement mentions that content from season five of the modern Doctor Who series will be available for free at some point near the beginning of 2014. It's currently unknown what price points will be attached to further content releases.
25th November 2013, London: BBC Worldwide, Tiny Rebel Games and Seed Studio are excited to announce that their brand new, free to play, puzzle-RPG adventure game for Android and iOS - Doctor Who: Legacy will be launching on the 27th November.
"The 11th (or is it 12th?) Doctor's regeneration is approaching fast. With decades of epic adventures to draw from, Doctor Who: Legacy is a loving homage created by loyal Whovians, and is rich in the show's creative legacy and fun. Combining easy to learn, hard to master mechanics with beloved characters and cunning villains, Doctor Who: Legacy will be a treat for fans, casual players and even the most hard-core gamers alike" says Lee Cummings, Creative Director and Co-Founder of Tiny Rebel Games.
Build a team of your favourite companions and allies drawn from the extensive and illustrious history of the show; face the Doctor's most notorious enemies; and relive the Doctor's greatest triumphs. Doctor Who: Legacy will launch with episodes and characters from the most recent two seasons of the show. Season 5 will be released as further free to play content in the New Year as we go backwards through fifty beloved years of Doctor Who lore.
Visually striking, with meticulous attention to character detail, Doctor Who: Legacy is a feast for the eyes of any fan, and features a brand new score by acclaimed video game composer Chris Huelsbeck as well as the iconic theme song from the show as recorded by Murray Gold.
Follow @DoctorWhoLegacy for updates.
The Doctor's regeneration is approaching, don't miss out on his Legacy.
About BBC Worldwide Ltd
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About Tiny Rebel Games LLC
Tiny Rebel Games LLC is a publisher and developer of richly designed and addictive games for mobile and other platforms. The latest partnership venture for Lee Cummings and Susan Cummings, Tiny Rebel Games is the culmination of over a decade of work together across a broad variety of genres and platforms, including a broad portfolio of design and production contributions to such blockbuster successes as the Grand Theft Auto series, Bioshock, Borderlands, and Bully.
About Seed Studio
Established in 2006, Seed Studio is a global developer of entertainment software, specializing in the creation of social game content for all platforms. With offices located in Taipei, Taiwan and Woodland Hills, CA, Seed Studio is a unique blend of Eastern-Western art, design, and programming.