Join the Doctor as his companion in an out-of-this-world adventure through time and space. You will need all your wits and courage to outsmart and defeat some of the Doctors' most storied enemies like the Daleks, Cybermen, and the Vashta Nerada. Explore the universe, and even see the inner workings of the TARDIS.
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Release Date: Oct 31, 2011

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Join the Doctor as his companion in an out-of-this-world adventure through time and space. You will need all your wits and courage to outsmart and defeat some of the Doctors' most storied enemies like the Daleks, Cybermen, and the Vashta Nerada. Explore the universe, and even see the inner workings of the TARDIS!

  • Experience this thrilling adventure game based on the hit TV series, Doctor Who.
  • Use stealth and puzzle-solving skills to explore other worlds.
  • Collect bonus cards that enrich the story with Doctor Who trivia.
  • Become the Doctor’s companion across time and space!

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP Service Pack 2
    • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 1.6 GHz+ or AMD Sempron 2800 + or higher
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 100% DirectX 9 or above compatible. 128 MB memory. Pixel Shader 2.0 or above with the latest drivers for your card.
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9 compatible
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows XP Service Pack 2, Windows Vista, Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 2.5 GHz+ or AMD Athlon XP 2500+ or higher
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 100% DirectX 9c compatible. 256MB memory.
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Creative Audigy series
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Ripbane
7.9 hrs
Posted: August 24
Nice game, as fan of the series i didn't expect so much for a game, but is well made
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johnny
4.0 hrs
Posted: August 23
Product received for free
This game provided me with the will to live
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DoctorMichael10
2.2 hrs
Posted: August 23
Brilliant game, lots of fun for Whovians :)
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hello sweetie
4.9 hrs
Posted: August 21
izlemesi zevkli oynaması değil bence ama hardcore fanları alıp oynayabilir :3
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chrono_85
0.4 hrs
Posted: August 17
A perfect collection of games for all Doctor Who fans!
While the puzzles are quite simple, the games are pretty enjoyable. Graphic wise, they have a little touch of nostalgia -at least for me- as they remind me of the old Harry Potter games.
Simple controls to quickly pick it up and the games run smoothly.
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EpicIrishBoy713
8.4 hrs
Posted: August 8
This game is really fun actually, usually games based off tv shows aren't the best but this is an exception. This game features The 11th Doctor, Amy Pond, and Rory Pond, I would wake up at 5 am so excited to play this game. This game is about 8 hours long if you include The Gunpowder Plot and don't include a lot of collectables
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Random_Monkey
16.5 hrs
Posted: August 5
LOVED EVERY MOMENT
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MiniTARDIS
0.4 hrs
Posted: July 28
I am a huge Whovian (fan of Doctor Who) and when this game went on sale I jumped at the opportunity. I really like the story and how the controls are set up but I would not put the price at $20 or more. I would say $10 or no more than $15. This is because you get 3 episodes which wouldn't take too much time for someone who games a lot. I know I have very little game time but my brother is nearly all the way through after only playing a couple of days. Hopefully more will be added to make the price more worth while.
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ᖴᖇᎥᔕK
5.2 hrs
Posted: July 26
Product received for free
I keep trying to play it, as i'm a huge fan of the Doctor Who series, but whenever I boot up the first episode it crashes at the loading screen. I haven't played a part of gameplay as I cannot get past this error.
If anyone has any advice then please somehow contact me on how to fix this. I think it is a good game because there is more good reviews then bad so that's my result.
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~❤Kai loves Ŧг๏รtץ❤~
6.2 hrs
Posted: July 21
Product received for free
Normally, when games have Mixed reviews on steam, I generally avoid them. But considering it's a Doctor Who game and I LOVE Doctor Who, I was willing to give this game a chance.

I was so wrong.

Let me start by saying this: The concept of the game is not bad. Voice acting is spot on and with the way they set up "episodes", it makes it seem like you're actually directing/in an episode.

HOWEVER, the controls mess everything up.
The controls are so bad that enemies catch you so easily and so often! You run into ♥♥♥♥ you didn't mean to run into! The characters are slow unless you push HARD on the controls.

Puzzles are not that tough and you can find collectibles rather easy. Graphics also aren't that bad, considering when this game was made.
Another thing they should add is more emoticons and wallpaper. Why isn't there a TARDIS emoticon? It's Doctor Who for crying out loud! You need the Blue Police Box!

If controls weren't so bad, this game might actually be worth something.
But holy shiza, it is almost impossible to properly control the character with these controls.

Animations, graphics, and controls are the things that DEFINITELY need to be improved on.
If I knew how to make a game, I would totally try to remake this one.

5/10. Please remake it.
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Most Helpful Reviews  Overall
133 of 148 people (90%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
17.5 hrs on record
Posted: March 21, 2014
In my opinion the best Doctor Who game, considering that there aren't many good ones.
Pros:
+Music (Murray Gold's awesome incidental music fits perfectly into the action)
+Voice Acting (Provided by the original actors, it somewhat lacks the energy from the show but is forgivable)
+Story (Doctor Who games almost never fail to bring a good story, with its great monsters and never-ending possibilities)
+Atmosphere/Setting (Doctor Who can run wild with its locations, thus it can place random things at random times and places without being questioned for it)
+Characters (Standard friends/baddies from the show, and perhaps a few new faces)
+Modelling (Every character looks very alike their real life counterparts. Except Rory, god they ruined his face)
+Cards (This one is kind of cheating but if you're a Doctor Who fan, you would have always wanted this. Plus, card designs are nice)

Cons:
-Gameplay (Controls are somewhat messy, mechanics are too easy)
-Graphics (Not all that important, and considering it was made in 2011)
-Replayability (Playable for about 2-3 times to collect everything and before getting bored of the story)
-Length (Episodes are about an hour or so each, so this game can be complete in under around 6 or 7 hours)
-Crafting rewards (Another cheat, basically cancels out the above pro. Expected better badges, emoticons and backgrounds but hey, Dalek emoticon)

Basically,
8/10 for Doctor Who fan (familiarity is what this game relies on, as the fans would understand and forgive all the cons to make way for the pros)
6.5/10 for non-Doctor Who fans (non-fans most likely would not understand much about the show, characters, music, stories, and monsters, and therefore the pros would not affect them much, and the cons would overpower the good aspects. Go watch the show!!!)
Wibbly-wobbly, but still worth playing at its price.
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62 of 68 people (91%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
9.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 13, 2015
Thumbs up, but definitely not a perfect game. The episodes themselves are fine, story and voice acting seems like proper Doctor Who episodes. Sadly the game has a few impractical things in it, low graphics and a few bugs. The mouse seems laggy in the buzzer game puzzle, which is pretty annoying. I also feel they overdid the stealth thing a bit; there's a lot of it. The music is great, ofcourse, the game uses the music from the tv show.

The sound in this game really bugged me; the voices did not seem to come from the characters properly and it didn't sound like the voices came from the place the character was; they sounded like they were in a sound studio (which they probably were) and whoever managed sound didn't do a good enough job to put the voices in their proper setting. The sound effects are also off; knocks on doors, for example, is randomly played and does not match the characters hand hitting the door. In the last episode, for some reason,; probably supposed to sound like wind or water; the sound sounded like a crap microphone sound over skype, like someone put their volume on too high and didn't speak, but the mic kept running.

The game has a fairly low quality on the graphics, but most characters have a good likeness, with the exception, I feel, of Rory, who looks rather bland and not too recognisable. Amy's face makes her look 12, which is an awkward mix with her short skirt and the whole being married thing.

I experienced a few bugs; in one episodes it's possible to fall into the water, but you spawn on the harbour again almost instantly so no harm done. Another bug I had was starting the game from the main menu into a particular savepoint where there is a puzzle with lasers spawning in hallways that are timed and you have to move between corridors to dodge them. For some reason when spawning into this savespot from the menu one laser was on all the time and the other lasers never showed. "Fixed" by suicide, but annoying again. I also had a few times npcs would get stuck; mostly random npcs wandering around, but at one point an enemy as part of a stealth puzzle (made it easier so I shan't complain too much), but most annoying; when you are in a stealth puzzle and have a companion with you, your dumbarse partner has a chance of getting stuck and if you're reeeeally unlucky they will get stuck in a point where they are found by an enemy and killified and you have to start over.

Another impractical things; you cannot see your collection from the main menu in the main episodes; you have to quit to the menu to see it.
The game has 2 options when opening it; either run the first 4 episodes or the longer Gunpowder episode. The first 3 episodes has 3 acts and when you have completed it you can start in any act, which is nice if you forgot a collection item. For some reason the Gunpowder episodes does not have this option and you have to start over from the beginning of the episode if you missed something.

Is it for fans only? Probably yes; as with all the bugs and minor nuisances you can probably find a better game in the genre. Most episodes have enemies already seen in the Doctor Who universe, but nothing a newbie can't handle, with the exception of episode "Tardis" where you get a quiz about some things from the show (even from pre-2005). Nothing google can't fix and the questions don't change should you fail and have to try again, so you can always guess your way through.

Overall a decent game if you want to feel part of a Doctor Who episode or five, but not the best game for its genre and a non-fan should probably look elsewhere for p&c adventure.

Edit: Typos
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56 of 62 people (90%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Recommended
9.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 24, 2014
So let me just get this out of the way, if you don't know what Doctor Who is or don't like it, DON'T GET IT! Personally I am a Doctor Who fan so I love the game! But if you are playing this to get into Doctor who, don't bother, most of the easter eggs are related to Doctor who (as you should know). This game makes you feel as the Doctor, wondering and thinking of what to do. In most levels they give you a open level sort of thing, where you have to find the items you need to progress in the story. This adds some fun and fustration at times. If you are a Doctor Who fan get it, it will be great fun. If you are not don't get it.

Pros - Great Stories (yes, multiple Doctor Who stories in this game)
Fun Puzzeles
Good use of companions
I like the Stealth, nice stealth system (opinion)
Lots of content
Voice acting done by Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, and Arthur Darvil


Cons-
AI is a bit weird and stupid (at times)
Graphics (this is a minor if you're a Doctor Who fan)
Lack of settings options
Repetitive gameplay

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60 of 69 people (87%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Recommended
7.9 hrs on record
Posted: July 8, 2015
Doctor who the adventure games is a game based of Doctor Who and has a set of episodes.
which include minigames, stealth, and pretty good stories.
Its more enjoyable if you like doctor who also i recommend watching series 5 atleast first.



The gameplay.
The gameplay is mainly stealthing around or collecting items and doing minigames.
The minigames are pretty simple but sometimes annoying or boring, ill give some examples.
You havea minigame whre you have to get a part to the middle but if you touch any lines it resets,
You have a minigame where you use you're sonic screw driver to open doors by getting on the same signal.
There are also collectibles with facts.
The stealth does what its supposed to do its not anything special,the game does have a companion dies you die mechanic which kinda sucks.
Sometimes you just have to pick up stuff from the ground and use them on other things.

Story.
The game has 5 “episodes” some are better then others.
The Main characters are voiceacted by the same people they are on the show.
I dont want to spoil the episodes so ill just give the order i like them the most
3-4-5-1-2

Graphics
There not much to say here theyre decent and it has proper resolutions
Only complaint i have it you have to press a arrow to see the higher resolutions took me a while to find out.

Music.
It uses some show music like when you complete a puzzle or at the end of a episode,
again not much to say here.


Final verdict.
Its an decent game with basic mechanics and mainly has its story going for it.
Buy it if you like doctor who if not maybe you shouldnt.
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91 of 119 people (76%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: March 18, 2014
Normally I don't play these kind of games, but since I do like Doctor Who I gave it a shot.

The controls be clunky at times, and it's not the most beautiful game, but the voice acting and story are top-notch, as expected from the BBC.

I can recommend this game, but do keep in mind that the controls are a bit meh at times.

9/10

EDIT: Forgot to say that the camera is also well designed, and the humor is really awesome, which is something you can expect from Doctor Who :)
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42 of 48 people (88%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
2.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 1, 2014
Be a companion to the good doctor and build a long lasting relationship with an intradimensional being that has lived for eons in all kinds of different manifestations!

Sadly bowties over scarves does cheapen the experience.
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127 of 186 people (68%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.6 hrs on record
Posted: March 17, 2014
The gameplay is pretty ok, the graphics look like they were meant for the PS2, and Matt Smith lacks the explosive enthusiasm that is so important to his protrayal of the 11th Doctor. All in all, the novelty of playing as the doctor is enjoyable and gameplay is pretty decent. Fans of the series might find some enjoyment in this game.

0 out of 5 no Tom Baker

Edit: After an overwhelming amount of comments about getting the game for free on the BBC website I decided to add this edit. If you don't live in the UK you either have to buy it from here or get it from a cheap bundle like I did.
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31 of 32 people (97%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.0 hrs on record
Posted: September 1, 2014
This is one amazing game. At least, if you're a Doctor Who fan. The stories are well written and the dialog is witty so anyone might enjoy this game. But for those who love Doctor Who? This game is a must. There are five Doctor Who stories in all which tie into the show. Every story is presented like a television episode including the opening theme song and credits. But YOU get to play those episodes! The main characters are The Eleventh Doctor and Amy Pond. The character models for the game look just like the actors AND are voiced by the actors. All in all, it's a pure pleasure to play. I'm about halfway through all the stories and I still marvel at their high quality. Maybe the character movement isn't quite as responsive as it could be but everything else is topnotch and I am giving this 5 out of 5 stars. Just as I will rewatch Doctor Who episodes on tv, I will replay this game again as well. This is one of my best buys on Steam!

Oh, Additional: Gameplay - a mixture of stealth and puzzles. If you want action, I believe the other Doctor Who game on Steam supplies that.
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34 of 38 people (89%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
13.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 5, 2015
If you are a Doctor Who fan, you will love this game. This is the ONLY reason this is getting a thumbs up. Its everything Doctor Who. Enemies, the use of the Sonic screwdriver, Tardis and the occasional british humor. The plus side its the actors actually voicing the characters.

However please keep in mind the following:

- Mouse controls are wonky. Some puzzles take longer because of this.
- You can NOT skip cut scenes. Don't fail something as you get to sit through the whole thing again. This also applies to replays.
- Climbing, jumping and doing actions seem to take FOREVER as the character needs to line up to preform the action
- In the Gunpowder Plot you get the oppertunity to fall through the enviroment.... over and over again

There were a few places where locating things became annoying. Overall I enjoyed the stories and the game seemed to at least progress at a decent pace. If your a Doctor Who fan this should end up in your game library.
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37 of 43 people (86%) found this review helpful
7 people found this review funny
Recommended
10.9 hrs on record
Posted: March 29, 2015
Any Doctor Who fan will love these mini-series games. Normally I prefer sandbox-styled games, but my love of The Doctor caused me to play this and I was not disappointed. The only thing I will complain about is, the episodes were not long enough! Give us more Doctor, we need The Doctor!!
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