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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Blackadder5
4.3 hrs
Posted: September 25
Doctor Who The Adventure Games is a point and click adventure game. Yeah, an adventure game, shocking, isn't it? But seriously, if you're not a fan of Doctor Who (why are you here in the first place) and not a fan of point and click games, stay away because this is not for you. If you are a Doctor Who fan but are not a fan of point and click games, maybe watch a bit of gameplay on YouTube and decide for yourself. But if you're a fan of both Doctor Who and point and click games, you should give it a go. It's nothing amazing but it's eterntaining. As said eariler, there's not a lot of emphasis on gameplay here, it's mainly solving puzzles, timing movements and sneaking around. The main emphasis is on the storylines. I personally find them (I can't really say for The Gunpowder Plot as I haven't completed it yet) to be an average yet entertaining story compared to those on the show. It's nothing as great as Day of the Doctor for example, but it's still entertaining at the least. Now, the puzzels are interesting, but I can't help but feel I keep doing the same one again after every 3 puzzels, which can get a bit repitive. And finally, the graphics aren't that groundbreaking or breathtaking but the environments are still visually interesting a give you something nice to look at whilst playing. Overall, I give the game a 7 or 6 out of 10. I'd only really reccomend it to those who are fans of the Doctor Who show and don't mind the point and click genre.
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Robocop
9.8 hrs
Posted: September 15
Awesome! I am a true Whovian and I love this game! Playing with the TARDIS controls, wow now thats a Doctor Who game!
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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
4.7 hrs
Posted: August 23
Brilliant game, lots of fun for Whovians :)
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12 of 12 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
7.8 hrs on record
Posted: September 14
Well, first off, if your a Doctor Who fan, this is a great game. It features Dr. Who from the Matt Smith doctor's time. The game is quite fun and features sneaking and puzzles. It also has collectible cards hidden all over the game, there are not steam cards though. They are cards found in the game itself.

Definetly get this if your a big Dr. Who fan. If not a Dr. Who fan, you might be lost on the storyline, although it is pretty understanding, but some things may pass over you if not Dr. Who fan.

Anyways, quite a fun game. Recommended.
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
25.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 29
I enjoy Dr. Who as a T.V. series and was excited about this game. I enjoy the voice acting, the episodic levels and the iconic humor. The only downside to this game is during stealth activities my companions are too derp and get caught when following me and I can't see them, resulting in starting at checkpoints/cutscenes repeatedly. (Maybe I have been too spoiled by Last of Us A.I., where the enemies only react to you breaking stealth/getting caught) Although frustrating so far, that is the only thing about this game that is making it less fun for me. Derpy companion A.I. aside, I recommend this game to Whovians everywhere in any timeline :P
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.1 hrs on record
Posted: September 4
This an amazing game as I watched Dr Who for ages and I would recommend it. ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ Five Stars
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
16.4 hrs on record
Posted: September 8
Best Official Doctor Who Games EVER!

Positives:
-The closest Doctor Who fans will ever get to a fully interactive experience for an episode of the show
-Well-written stories
-Soundtrack used from the show itself adds to authenticity
Negatives:
-Odd bug or two which can sometimes cause major problems
-Graphics look ok but not spectacular

I'd recommend these games mostly to Doctor Who fans. If you're not a part of the fandom you can look forward to one thing: none of them are as bad as Return to Earth.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 16
A Fantastic, possibly the best game based on Doctor Who. It contained good enough graphics to satisfy my whovian opinion. It contains 5 episodes including the special Gunpowder Plot. My favourite episodes were Blood of the Cybermen and Vasta Nerada. It gave me the creeps whenever an enemy walks past. If your a Doctor Who fan, you should definately get this.
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137 of 152 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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57 of 63 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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61 of 70 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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