[12/16/10 - 08:21 AM] BBC Worldwide Brings "Doctor Who" to App Store "Doctor Who: The Mazes of Time App" is available now for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.
[via press release from BBC America]
BBC WORLDWIDE BRINGS "DOCTOR WHO" TO APP STORE
Doctor Who: The Mazes of Time App available now for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad
Los Angeles - December 16, 2010 - BBC Worldwide announced today that its Doctor Who: The Mazes of Time App is available now on the App Store for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. The app is based on BBC AMERICA's hit drama series that follows the adventures of The Doctor, the mysterious traveller who, with his human companions, journeys throughout all of time and space, facing a variety of foes and righting injustices.
The action puzzle adventure game features the Doctor and his companion Amy Pond travelling through time and space to defeat infamous enemies, solve devious puzzles and restore peace. Featuring Weeping Angels, Daleks, Cybermen and Silurians, the game allows users to play as both the Doctor and Amy Pond, utilizing their unique skills and abilities to solve challenges.
"Coming to the App Store is a landmark moment for the Doctor Who franchise," said Robert Nashak, Executive Vice President, Digital Entertainment, BBC Worldwide. "We look forward to bringing users, and fans of the show, an exciting and interactive experience that they will enjoy."
The Doctor Who: The Mazes of Time App is available for $3.99 (iPhone and iPod touch) or $4.99 (iPad) from the App Store on iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, or at www.itunes.com/appstore.
The launch of the app coincides with this year's Christmas special, Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol, airing on BBC AMERICA on December 25 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Doctor Who, the BAFTA award-winning series, is one of BBC Worldwide's top global brands airing in over 50 territories worldwide.
About BBC Worldwide
BBC Worldwide is the main commercial arm and a wholly-owned subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). BBC Worldwide America, with headquarters in New York and Los Angeles, brings together all of BBC Worldwide's businesses in the U.S. The company exists to maximize the value of the BBC's assets for the benefit of the UK license payer, and invests in public service programming in return for rights. The U.S. company has six core businesses: Channels, Sales and Distribution, Content and Production, Home Entertainment, Digital Media and Magazines. Under these businesses fall two key brands in the U.S. � digital cable channel BBC America and a bi-coastal production arm responsible for the smash hit Dancing with the Stars for ABC.