Doctor Who fans can fly the Tardis in BBC's 360 mobile arcade game

Tyrone Stewart

Doctor Who 360 gameDoctor Who fans are being given the chance to pilot the Tardis in the BBC’s first 360 arcade game, Doctor Who Time Vortex 360.

The game, designed by Goodboy Digital, takes fans through a turbulent time vortex with various hazards and obstacles – from the past and the future – that must be navigated.

To access the game, fans visit on their smartphone or tablet and are able to fly the famous police box time machine by moving their mobile device in 360°.

“The beauty of this game is that you can use your mobile phone to fly the Tardis wherever you are,” said Jo Pearce, creative director of digital drama at the BBC. “Digital innovation is at the very heart of Doctor Who – this 360° game allows people to navigate the Tardis through time and space like never before.

“We’ve seen a lot of innovation recently in the 360 and virtual reality space, but the majority has focused on ‘experiential’ video-based experiences. This game, however, brings together the worlds of casual, arcade-style gaming and 360/VR to create a fun Doctor Who experience that people can easily pick up and play, wherever they are.”