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12/16/2010 12:00:00 pm - Reported by Chuck Foster

BBC Worldwide have announced that their new game for mobile platforms, The Mazes of Time, has now been released for Apple products. The game can be purchased from Apple's iTunes App Store for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

Doctor Who: The Mazes of Time
For the first time on iPhone and iPod, enter the world of Doctor Who in a brand new action puzzle adventure!

An intrepid traveller through time and space and the last of the powerful Time Lords, the Doctor is armed only with his incredible intelligence and his sonic screwdriver. Join him and his human companion, Amy Pond, as they race to save an innocent family attacked by a rogue Dalek and hurtled into the depths of history. Your journey will take you from ancient Incan temples, to the frozen tombs of Telos and a stunning finale on a Dalek ship. Defeat your favourite enemies, solve devious puzzles, and restore peace throughout time!
  • Brain twisting puzzles – over 100 in all!
  • Travel through time and space to seven unique locations
  • Increasingly complex environmental challenges to challenge your mind and reflexes
  • Play as both the Doctor and his companion, Amy Pond, utilising their unique skills and abilities to solve challenges
  • Features Daleks, Cybermen and Silurians – each with unique behaviour that requires different strategies of stealth and subterfuge to complete levels
  • Authentic music from the show
  • New locations and enemies coming soon!

BBC Worldwide gameplay video, available on YouTube
Robert Nashak, Executive Vice President, Digital Entertainment, BBC Worldwide, said:
"Coming to the App Store is a landmark moment for the Doctor Who franchise. We look forward to bringing users, and fans of the show, an exciting and interactive experience that they will enjoy."
The game is also available as a high definition version, which has been released for the larger Apple device, the iPad. It has also been confirmed that the Android community won't miss out on the game either, with a version for the Google OS due to be released in 2011.

The Mazes of Time is one of several mobile games developed for BBC Worldwide (which also includes Top Gear and Teletubbies); the Doctor Who version was produced by Tag Games and written by Oli Smith, who also worked on the recent Nintendo games Evacuation Earth and Return to Earth.